The recent Netflix hit series Squid Game exposes South Korean culture and its “corruption and immoral scoundrels”, a North Korean website claimed on Tuesday.
The hit show set in South Korea shows hundreds of poverty-struck contestants play deadly childhood games to win 45.6 billion won (£28 million), and has garnered global critical acclaim.
Squid Game portrays an “unequal society where moneyless people are treated like chess pieces for the rich”, North Korea’s Arirang Meari website said, citing anonymous South Korean film critics.
Mr Kim also called K-pop (South Korean pop culture) a “vicious cancer” corrupting young North Koreans’ attire, hairstyles, speech and behaviour.
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