Kim Young-won, a 77-year-old host of YouTube channel "Youngwonssi TV _ Funny Grandmother," tries new foods during the mukbang (eating show) broadcasting, at her home in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province. Photo: Youngwonssi TV Kim Young-won, a 77-year-old host of YouTube channel "Youngwonssi TV _ Funny Grandmother," tries new foods during the mukbang (eating show) broadcasting, at her home in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province. Photo: Youngwonssi TV
Kim Young-won, a 77-year-old host of YouTube channel "Youngwonssi TV _ Funny Grandmother," tries new foods during the mukbang (eating show) broadcasting, at her home in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province. Photo: Youngwonssi TV
South Korea

77-year-old granny becomes YouTube star in South Korea

Despite not being the slickest of the ‘mukbang’ eating shows online, Kim Young-won’s videos get hundreds of thousands of hits

Topic |   South Korea
Kim Young-won, a 77-year-old host of YouTube channel "Youngwonssi TV _ Funny Grandmother," tries new foods during the mukbang (eating show) broadcasting, at her home in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province. Photo: Youngwonssi TV Kim Young-won, a 77-year-old host of YouTube channel "Youngwonssi TV _ Funny Grandmother," tries new foods during the mukbang (eating show) broadcasting, at her home in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province. Photo: Youngwonssi TV
Kim Young-won, a 77-year-old host of YouTube channel "Youngwonssi TV _ Funny Grandmother," tries new foods during the mukbang (eating show) broadcasting, at her home in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province. Photo: Youngwonssi TV
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