Fears mullets and slim denims will tear North Korea down ‘like a damp wall’

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Tiger King Star Joe Exotic

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    North Koreans with piercings and colored hair might be sent out to labour camps (Picture: Getty Images/AP)

    North Korea fears mullets and slim denims will tear the nation down ‘like a damp wall’ if they are not marked out. 

    A state-run paper alerted on Thursday that more required to be done to combat the ‘invasion of a capitalistic lifestyle’ from the ‘exotic and decadent’ West. 

    It follows totalitarian Kim Jong-un strengthened laws in December so that repeat style criminal activity transgressors – consisting of those with colored hair and piercings – might be sent out to labour camps. 

    The Rodong Sinmun, an arm of the nation’s judgment Worker’s Party, composed: ‘History teaches us a crucial lesson that a country can become vulnerable and eventually collapse like a damp wall regardless of its economic and defence power if we do not hold on to our own lifestyle.’

    The paper alerted youths in specific versus following the ‘exotic and decadent lifestyle’ of commercialism, reports Yon Hap News Agency. 

    ‘We must be wary of even the slightest sign of the capitalistic lifestyle and fight to get rid of them,’ it included.

    Kim Jong-Un is cracking down on mullets and piercings

    Kim Jong-Un is punishing mullets and piercings in culture war with ‘exotic and decadent’ West (Picture: AP)

    Mullets such as the one rocked by Tiger King Joe Exotic are thought about a danger to the North Korean program (Picture: AP)

    In December in 2015, North Korea made penalties harder for those discovered to be in ownership of videos made in South Korea, such as Gangnam Style.

    As part of the crackdown, the leader likewise prohibited ‘non-socialist’ hair-dos like the mullet, while spikey and colored hair were likewise banned. 

    Locals seen rocking green highlights motivated by Billie Eilish were apparently required to go to the hair stylists to eliminate them. 

    As part of the extreme laws, males and females need to have among 15 option – yet really comparable – hairstyles.

    The provincial Youth League just recently released an order on ‘proper’ hairdos and clothes, ­according to Daily NK.

    The file states mullets or other unauthorised hairdos are ‘anti-socialist behaviour’ and part of the ‘yellow wind of capitalism’.

    Also banned are Western-design clothes such as ripped or slim denims, slogan-emblazoned Tee shirts and nose and lip piercings. 

    North Korea is among 9 nations worldwide to have nuclear weapons. 

    Analysts think the reclusive state has more than 60 nukes, however it does not have an advanced shipment system. 

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