Closed captioning of: North Korean leader gets married
in charge! the big news you would have learned today is you have a new first lady. put it another way
-un is off the market. he went and got married and korean state-run tv today announced the happy union and it came out of nowhere. our chief
has the story.
imagine a combination of
. the young heir to a
married the glamorous
. but this is the kingdom, instead of a
pomp and circumstance
, here is how
television shouted the news of the happy couple. the new first lady of
ri sol ju, seen at the side of greater leader
-un visiting school children today and saluting the military, even though he recently fired his top general. until today's announcement she was a well dressed
accompany's kim to a performance of
and on an island pleasure ground, pyongyang's version of an
. leaders rarely reveal
. while today's announcement while not a missile launch took the u.s. by surprise.
to my knowledge, i don't think we were invited to the wedding nor did we have any advance information.
what does it mean
's version of "
" is featuring glamorous images of the newlyweds.
on the surface it's kind of fun and musing. the young leader has a wife. they are going to make little kims. that's all wonderful. in the end the bigger problems still remain.
for now the regime is trying to show a modern face and create a new personality with the young leader and his new wife.
, nbc news, washington.