WorldViews: Are the men of North Korea really being forced to get Kim Jong Un haircuts?

By Adam Taylor, March 26, 2014

A number of news outlets have picked up on unusual news out of North Korea today: Male citizens of the Hermit Kingdom are being forced to get "Kim Jong Un-style" haircuts.

The story goes that male citizens in North Korean capital Pyongyong have had new guidelines to replicate Kim's distinctive haircut for the past couple of weeks, and the plan is to go national with the guidelines. As you can probably understand, not everyone is happy with the news. "It doesn’t always go with everyone since everyone has different face and head shapes,” one source was reported as saying.

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