Disease of Kings

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Following a lengthy amount of suggestions and speculation, North Koreans have finally admitted their fat cat dictator Kim Jong un is less than well and it could be GOUT. North Korea confirms he is suffering discomfort and it could be as a result of his addiction to Swiss cheese was revealed. His favorite cheese is reportedly Emmental.

Kim Jong-un's weight has ballooned in recent months thanks in part to an addiction to Swiss cheese. He has been struck down by a mystery illness, according to his Pyongyang propaganda machine, which says simply that he is suffering from discomfort.

Historically known as the disease of kings, with Henry VIII its highest profile sufferer, gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis which has long been thought to be caused by an overindulgent lifestyle

Kim Jong-un has not been photographed in public since September 3. He has been seen walking with a limp, raising speculation it may be gout. The 31-year-old dictator imports vast quantities of Swiss Cheese. His weight has ballooned in recent months and he now walks with a limp, but some speculate his weight gain may be also be deliberate to look like late grandfather.

Kim Jung-un is the youngest son of Kim Jong-Il and inherited leadership of North Korea after his father's death in December 2011. He has replaced nearly half of the top officials, a move seen as replacing his father's staff with a new set of aides that owe loyalty only to him.