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CNN Is Getting Crushed For This Story About Kim Jong Un's Sister

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CNN is getting crushed for this story it published.

The Winter Olympics are fully underway in South Korea. Media outlets across the world are covering the games non-stop.

CNN has been talking and writing a lot about the games. One of their recent stories, though, is facing heavy criticism.

The news leader published a story about the sister of North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un. His sister, Kim Yo Jong, is representing North Korea at the Olympics.

CNN published a story on her with the following headline: "Kim Jong Un's sister is stealing the show at the Winter Olympics."

The story - and, more, the headline - is not going over well. Many are having an issue with the Buzzfeed-ization of a woman who's in the leadership of a country that's done some horrible things.

"Someone tell CNN that their site has been hacked by the North Korean propaganda ministry," tweeted chess legend Garry Kasparov.

There are many more like that, too. The full story can be seen below:

Kim Jong Un's sister is stealing the show at the Winter Olympics

— CNN (@CNN) February 10, 2018

">From CNN:

It wasn't until this week that the world learned Kim Yo Jong would join her nation's Olympic delegation. Just a few days later, she is the face of North Korea at PyeongChang.

The first member of the North's ruling dynasty to visit the South since the Korean War ended in an armistice in 1953, Kim on Saturday made headlines across the globe when she delivered an invitation to South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit North Korea. It happened during a historic meeting between North and South Korean officials at Seoul's presidential palace.

The Winter Olympics continue today. Coverage will be on NBC and its sister channels.