U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is jealous of South Korean rapper PSY.
The U.N. chief joked during a meeting with the rapper that he felt overshadowed by the star, whose video has scored over half a billion views on YouTube.
The two lavished praise on each other at U.N. headquarters Tuesday, with Ban even risking a few of PSY’s trademark dance moves from the viral smash video Gangnam Style.
PSY also had nothing but praise for Ban.
Earlier, Ban met supersonic skydiver Felix Baumgartner and spoke admiringly of his death-defying leap last week from a balloon 24 miles (39 kilometers) above the Earth. Baumgartner, whose jump broke the sound barrier and set a world record, offered to give Ban skydiving lessons.
It was a break from the conflict and wars the U.N. chief usually deals with. Ban’s spokesman, Martin Nesirky, told reporters the secretary-general thinks it’s important to engage different parts of society.