South Korean YouTuber Hamzy eats kimchi during a mukbang live-stream on her channel – on which she binge-eats food. She became caught in the crossfire of a cultural clash over whether kimchi, a fermented cabbage dish, is Korean or Chinese. Photo: YouTube/Hamzy South Korean YouTuber Hamzy eats kimchi during a mukbang live-stream on her channel – on which she binge-eats food. She became caught in the crossfire of a cultural clash over whether kimchi, a fermented cabbage dish, is Korean or Chinese. Photo: YouTube/Hamzy
South Korean YouTuber Hamzy eats kimchi during a mukbang live-stream on her channel – on which she binge-eats food. She became caught in the crossfire of a cultural clash over whether kimchi, a fermented cabbage dish, is Korean or Chinese. Photo: YouTube/Hamzy
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Kimchi wars latest: Chinese internet cancels food live-streamer from South Korea for liking online comment about China appropriating the iconic dish

  • YouTuber Hamzy apologises for adding a thumbs-up to comments online about China claiming kimchi as its own, which Chinese internet users took as an insult
  • The origin of the fermented cabbage dish is a hot-button issue between China and South Korea, as Chinese celebrity vlogger Li Ziqi found out last week

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South Korean YouTuber Hamzy eats kimchi during a mukbang live-stream on her channel – on which she binge-eats food. She became caught in the crossfire of a cultural clash over whether kimchi, a fermented cabbage dish, is Korean or Chinese. Photo: YouTube/Hamzy South Korean YouTuber Hamzy eats kimchi during a mukbang live-stream on her channel – on which she binge-eats food. She became caught in the crossfire of a cultural clash over whether kimchi, a fermented cabbage dish, is Korean or Chinese. Photo: YouTube/Hamzy
South Korean YouTuber Hamzy eats kimchi during a mukbang live-stream on her channel – on which she binge-eats food. She became caught in the crossfire of a cultural clash over whether kimchi, a fermented cabbage dish, is Korean or Chinese. Photo: YouTube/Hamzy
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