Civic group accused Kim Eo-joon of… Defaming Kim Gun-hee’s mother by spreading false information

President Yoon Seok-yeol and First Lady Kim Kun-hee leave a hotel in London to attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on the 19th. photo = Yonhap News

On the 22nd, the civic group Alternative Solidarity (CEO Min Kyung-min, Min Kyung-woo) filed a complaint with the police on the 22nd for defamation against broadcaster Kim Eo-joon and Foundation director Roh Moo- hyung Hwang Hee-doo, who spoke about the ‘hat’ of Kim Kun-hee, the wife of President Yoon Seok-yeol, who attended the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II of England.

On the 20th, on TBS’ ‘Kim Eo-jun’s News Factory’, Kim said about the hat worn by Mrs. Kim at the funeral, “He wore a hat. He wears a hat, but he wore a hat with mesh cloth, but there is a tradition in British royal funerals. Royal “Only the women in the family wear mesh. If you look at women from other countries who attend funerals, they don’t wear black hats, but they don’t cover up. At Royal Family funerals, at least in the UK, they do. I thought you didn’t know, so I told you.”

Hwang Hee-doo, director of the Roh Moo-hyun Foundation, also wrote on his Facebook page on the same day, “Kim Gun-hee’s fishnet hat is an item worn only by the royal family… It seems that there also many unreasonable numbers to imitate Jacqueline.”

As criticism of the ‘only the royal family doesn’t know’ tone about Mrs Kim’s fishnet hat continues in Korea, an official from the presidential office said on the 21st, “The British royal family is asking the first lady wear black. hat as the funeral dress code. An official letter was sent containing the contents. So, Mrs. Kim wore black shoes, a women’s suit and a hat with a mesh cover.”

It is also known that it is not true that only members of the royal family should wear black veils.

At the funeral, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife, Sophie Gregory Trudeau, as well as former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s wife, Carrie Johnson, wore mesh curtains.

A representative of the Daehan Solidarity said, “The comments of Mr. Kim and Mr. Hwang amount to defamation under Article 307, Paragraph 2 of the Criminal Law.” but it is considered that the statements made by Mr.,” he explained.

In August 2021, Kim was sanctioned for a ‘recommendation’ by the Korea Communications Standards Commission for spreading the false fact that Professor Jeong Kyung-shim, the wife of former Justice Minister Cho Kuk, had been convicted with a ‘citation’ only.” did not reflect at all even after being approved by the vigilante committee, and repeatedly broadcast the false fact that he was guilty of a single citation.”

Hwang was finally sentenced to probation by the Supreme Court for spreading false information that President Lee Myung-bak and Shincheonji were related.

A Dankook University College of Medicine professor and doctor of parasitology, a representative of the Commonwealth Unity for Commoners, said, “Mr Kim is a representative ‘tax parasite’ as he uses TBS, a public broadcaster operated by the people’s tax, as a means to support a political party specific and continues to spread false information. One of them,” he said.

On the other hand, Alternative Solidarity is an organization renamed by Future Alternative Action (CEO Min Kyung-woo, Oserabi, Kim Bong-su) founded in 2020, and currently Min Kyung-woo and Seo-min are co-representatives.

Reporter Lee Mina Hankyung.com helper@hankyung.com

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