A majority of people are tired after a flight but a South Korean politician is making news after he strolled in with his suitcase in style.
Kim Moo-sung, 65, made a brilliant entrance as he smoothly pushed his suitcase to an assistant who was waiting at Seoul's Gimpo airport. As soon as he rolled the suitcase, he stretched a smile for photographers who were waiting to capture a glimpse of the politician.
The brilliant moment was captured on camera.
The clip of the moment went viral. The South Korean media dubbed the incident as “authoritarian no-look pass.” The reference comes from a basketball game move when a player looks in one direction but throws the ball in another.
Although some internet users were amazed at the politician's shot, others criticized him and brought up the issue of abuse of power. South Korean site Naver was flooded with viewers commenting that the video was reflective of the “bare face of Korean elite.”
“This shows… the way he treats his subordinates! How does he act in private if he acts like this in an airport? This is the bare face of the Korean elite!” said one user.
Another user said, “You can even see the guy bow while walking over to pick up the bag.”
While addressing to the comments, Kim said, “I do not see what the problem is. Reporters should mind their own business or other important news.”
This is not the first time the politician has made headlines. Recently, he set the internet on fire after he compared the color of a Nigerian student to that of coal. However, later he apologized for his racist comments.
“I failed to realize that showing friendliness this way could hurt someone's feelings. I am really sorry and there is no excuse. I sincerely apologize from the bottom of my heart," he wrote on Facebook.
Kim is a former leader of the country's ruling conservative Saenuri Party. He held the post of the party leader from 2014 to 2016.
South Korea's Kim Moo-sung arriving like an absolute boss pic.twitter.com/NNSEXzjii4— Chris York (@ChrisDYork) May 23, 2017
I can't stop watching this gif of Kim Moo-Sung coming out the airport. Entitled twat. But tbf unbelievable tekkers. pic.twitter.com/Lwf5WOhHhI— Kate Lawler (@katelawler) May 26, 2017
@katelawler That's top quality dude behaviour ????— Highbury Harold (@BlackScarfAFC) May 26, 2017
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