The North Korean leader seems to be a bit too fond of the aul booze and cheese, and has ended up doing himself some harm. 

Kim Jong-Un's absence from a session at the Supreme People's Assembly did not go unnoticed recently, and while the leader of the country would normally not miss an event of that significance, it seems that he had good reason. 

As it turns out, he was laid up in hospital with fractured ankles, but according to The Daily Telegraph the reason for his injuries is fairly strange: he's too fat and has injured himself as a result. 

Being a bit short, he often wears Cuban heels in order to boost himself a few inches, and it seems that after a gruelling schedule of touring around military bases and factories while wearing said shoes he had sprained his ankles. He continued on his run of official engagements despite that, and made his condition worse, fracturing his ankles under his own weight as a reuslt. 

At just 5'9", Kim Jong-un is topping the scales at over 20 stone as a result of his "fondness for heavy drinking and imported Swiss cheese, which he gained a taste for while at school in Switzerland", which explains just how he managed to hurt himself so badly. 

A source in Pyongyang spoke to South Korea's Chosun Ilboto newspaper to confirm that the leader was hospitalised and undergoing treatment, while his room is constantly monitored by bodyguards. This report comes just days after it was believed that his addiction to cheese could be causing him serious health problems, so it might be time to cut down on the dairy for the portly leader. 

Via The Daily Telegraph