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Quoted: PSY on meeting Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, learns some moves from Korean rapper PSY at UN headquarters in New York Tuesday. (Eskinder Debebe/AP)


“So now you have first and second [most] famous Korean in the same building.”

PSY, the Korean rapper behind global sensation “Gangnam Style,” upon meeting Ban Ki-moon — and teaching him a couple dance moves — at a pleasant photo op in New York Tuesday, reports AP. The UN secretary-general declared that the entertainer had bumped him from the most-famous-Korean spot, but “I have no regrets.” In unrelated PSY news, Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei is the latest celebrity to unveil a “Gangnam Style” video parody — go figure.

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