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Mayor among those confused into thinking Lil' Kim is dead: The real curse of Kim Jong Il

Mayor among those confused into thinking Lil' Kim is dead: The real curse of Kim Jong Il

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A fallen Kim caused mass confusion among Twitter users late Sunday night and early Monday morning.

Rumors were flying Monday morning as Lil' Kim fans feared the worst — that the Queen Bee herself was dead.

It simply couldn't be. Lil' Kim posted on Twitter Sunday night, a retweet from Kourtney Kardashian offering Kim's famous words: "You wanna bumble with the bee, huh? Throw a hex on the whole family."

But relax, it was Kim Jong Il who left us instead, leaving a trail of confused Twitter posts lovingly captured by viral Internet content combers BuzzFeed in "25 People Who Thought Lil' Kim Died."

  • "I haven't been online one morning and Lil Kim died? Oh my goodness," posted Fuzzy Wuzzy.
  • "Wait, Lil' Kim died last night?" asked former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
  • "First Hitchens, now Lil' Kim — bad week for atheists," wrote Bill Maher.

In other Kim-comparison news, Mother Jones reposted a chart from its May/June issue from 2003, measuring the Korean leader against the former Junior MAFIA member. Looking at 13 points of notoriety, Jong Il was given the edge.

Fair enough . . .  The guy did have an armored train, after all.