Apparently, Kim Jong Un Spends £20 Million a Year on Booze

His whole life is an Ibiza rave.

Photos: Wang Zhao/AP, Ed Jones/Getty Images

Photos: Wang Zhao/AP, Ed Jones/Getty Images

We’ve heard about the extravagance of the North Korean leader’s dining habits—his private chef orders caviar from Iran, fish from Tokyo, and Big Macs from Beijing—as well as his bizarre friendship with Dennis Rodman. Now, in a new interview with Rodman conducted by British tabloid The Sun, some more details have emerged about Kim’s luxe life. Per Rodman, he has a private island that is basically just one, big 24-7 party:

“It’s like going to hawaii or Ibiza, but he’s the only one that lives there. he likes people to be happy around him. He’s got 50 to 60 around him all the time—just normal people, drinking cocktails and laughing the whole time. If you drink a bottle of tequila, it’s the best tequila, it’s the best tequila. Everything you want, he has the best.

Perhaps most shocking of all is this detail: Data submitted to the South Korean parliament, Kim Jong Un spent £20 million on alcohol last year. Unless he just bought 10 bottles of the most expensive wine in the world, that’s an insane amount of booze. Is this what happens when Dennis Rodman is your unofficial finance minister?

[via HuffPo]

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