North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s secret daughter has been seen for the first time at a national event, experts in China believe.
The girl – tentatively identified as Kim Ju-ae – appeared on stage at North Korea’s National Day celebrations earlier this month.
She was one of several children performing a song for Kim Jong-un and his wife, Ri Sol-ju, but something about her in particular stood out to experts.
Writing under the alias Samhero, one analyst on the InDPRK blog noted how Ri Sol-ju reaches for this particular girl at the end of the show.
She places her hand on the child’s back and is seen talking to her personally, only breaking off when she needs to move another girl out of her husband’s path.
And when the other children huddle around Kim Jong-un, jumping with excitement, she appears calmer, even grabbing another girl’s arm to hold her back when she follows him too closely.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s secret daughter has been seen for the first time at a…