- North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un has placed a ban on skinny jeans and other western fashions described as 'capitalistic
- The decision follows a call by workers unions to issue the ban
- Mzansi social media users took to the comments section, sharing their reactions to the news
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has banned skinny jeans in the notoriously reclusive nation, citing them as symbols of a “capitalistic lifestyle”.
The subjugating ban doesn't just end there, it includes 15 different fashion and hairstyles, including dyed hair, mullets, spiked hair and nose piercings. Any hairstyle prohibited falls under “anti-socialist behaviour” which is definitely not welcome in the nation.
The new law comes in the wake of a call by workers unions to ban these styles and fashions. They've claimed these kinds of trends diminish the socialist movement.
Mzansi social media users took to the comments section, sharing their thought on the restrictive ban.
"North Korea just literally made skinny jeans illegal and I know it’s not for the right reasons but am I allowed to support this?"
"North Korea just banned skinny jeans good for them"
"wow kim jong un just banned skinny jeans in north korea..... when will the war on millennials end"
"Skinny Jeans banned in North Korea ?! Now I’m definitely not going there."
In other world news, Briefly News previously reported that Bill Cosby has reportedly been denied parole this month. The Pennsylvania Parole Board said it took a lot of factors into consideration when it ruled against the old comedian.
The board said the US actor didn't take part in a treatment programme for sex offenders and he failed to develop a parole release plan. The media personality was sentenced to three to 10 years in prison after he was convicted of aggravated indecent assault of Andrea Constand at his home his 2004.
TMZ reports that Cosby's representative, Andrew Wyatt, told the publication that the star was not surprised by the recent decision because members of the board told him he would not be granted parole if he didn't participate in the sex offender programme.
A statement posted on Cosby's Instagram page said he continues to remain hopeful that the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court will issue an opinion to vacate his conviction or warrant him a new trial.
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