An unnamed North Korean anchorwoman is gaining attention successfully after her news bulletin announcing the success of the rocket launch into space went viral.
The bulletin went live just before 12:05 pm local time on Wednesday, according to North Korea Tech’s Martyn Williams, who clipped the video and posted it online.
“The second version of the satellite Kwangmyongsong-3 successfully lifted off from the Sohae Space Center in Cholsan County, by carrier rocket Unha-3 on Wednesday,” the anchor reads, according to a translation from ITV. “The satellite successfully entered its preset orbit.”
As this anchorwoman proves, it’s all in how you read the news story.
Sitting in front of a screen showing a waving North Korean flag, the woman is not afraid to hide her enthusiasm and excitement over her country’s achievement with her booming voice and grin. She appears starting around 47 seconds into the video, and while her vocal response may or may not speak for the rest of the nation, she is certainly proud.
Many countries have condemned North Korea for going through with the rocket launch, including the U.S., U.K., China, Japan and Russia. U.S. officials believe that the launch was an attempt to test a missile that could possibly transport a nuclear weapon as far as the West Coast.
NBC News reported that the satellite North Korea launched is “tumbling out of control” while orbiting the earth, and while the future of the satellite is uncertain, we hope that this anchorwoman is just as enthusiastic about the next big story.
Photo via Martyn Williams/YouTube