Two pranksters caused a stir at the Winter Olympics in South Korea opening ceremony by dressing up as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un

‘Trump’ and ‘Kim’ are thrown out of the Winter Olympics

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The bitter Cold War between the United States and North Korea ended tonight when President Trump and Kim Jong-Un appeared before the world’s press to shake hands.

But all was not as it seemed as two pranksters caused a stir at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony.

Arm-in-arm they walked into the ceremony upstaging the United States Vice President and Jong-un’s sister who were seated in the VIP box on the other side of the 35,000-seater stadium.

Two pranksters caused a stir at the Winter Olympics in South Korea opening ceremony by dressing up as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un

Two pranksters caused a stir at the Winter Olympics in South Korea opening ceremony by dressing up as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un

Two pranksters caused a stir at the Winter Olympics in South Korea opening ceremony by dressing up as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un

Security guards soon pounced on the pair and escorted them out, but not before hundreds of cell phones had captured the moment and fed the internet.

The two impersonators appeared before the press seating area and posed for photographs.

‘Trump’ donned a red USA baseball cap while ‘Jong-un’ wore a pair of glasses and a long black coat.

One witness said: ‘It was hilarious particularly as a few people thought these guys were the real deal at first.

‘It was freezing and these comedians warmed everybody up. There was more attention on them than the athletes.’

The unlikely duo posed for photos in front of the press seating area

The unlikely duo posed for photos in front of the press seating area

The unlikely duo posed for photos in front of the press seating area

At first some of the assembled crowd thought the lookalikes were in fact the real deal - but that was soon dispelled when they began taking selfies

At first some of the assembled crowd thought the lookalikes were in fact the real deal - but that was soon dispelled when they began taking selfies

At first some of the assembled crowd thought the lookalikes were in fact the real deal – but that was soon dispelled when they began taking selfies

They were eventually ejected from the stadium by security but not before telling an official they wanted to show peace can be found between the United States and North Korea

They were eventually ejected from the stadium by security but not before telling an official they wanted to show peace can be found between the United States and North Korea

They were eventually ejected from the stadium by security but not before telling an official they wanted to show peace can be found between the United States and North Korea

Before leaving the stadium, the pranksters told an official that their message had been that ‘peace can be found. ‘

The Kim impersonator stated.the two men decided to appear together in Seoul ‘to show the world, this is what peace could look like when two leaders get along.

‘We get along personally, so I believe that Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, if they talked they’d probably get along. Because in my opinion, they’re pretty much the same person.

‘And Dennis Rodman has confirmed this and he’s met both of them personally’ he added, referring to the former NBA player who has met with Kim multiple times.

‘So let’s start talking and stop with all the missiles and everything else. We want peace, everybody wants peace, nobody wants war.’ 

Winter Olympics 2018: The key events in Pyeongchang

After the spectacular opening ceremony, which saw an historic handshake between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the games began in earnest.

Nearly 3,000 athletes from 92 nations have descended on Pyeongchang, and more than 100 gold medals are up for grabs. 

Here are some of the key events and when to tune in and watch them (times in GMT):

Preliminary rounds: February 8, from 2am

While the Games officially kicked off on Friday, the sporting action actually started a day before, with mixed curling and the qualification round for the men’s individual normal hill ski jumping. 

Opening Ceremony: February 9, from 10.30am

The spectacular display featured child performers, huge puppets, a world-record 1,200 drones flown simultaneously, and thousands of dancers in a celebration of Korean history and unity.

Inside the arena 30,000 people, including a 200-strong North Korean cheerleading squad, watched in -3C temperatures.

The two-hour showpiece kick started the games at -3C, dispelling worries that a potential chill of -10C would be too cold for some events to be held

The two-hour showpiece kick started the games at -3C, dispelling worries that a potential chill of -10C would be too cold for some events to be held

The two-hour showpiece kick started the games at -3C, dispelling worries that a potential chill of -10C would be too cold for some events to be held

Television viewers may catch site of this group of North Korean cheerleaders, sent to the South by Kim Jong-un to support North Korea's small selection of competitors

Television viewers may catch site of this group of North Korean cheerleaders, sent to the South by Kim Jong-un to support North Korea's small selection of competitors

Television viewers may catch site of this group of North Korean cheerleaders, sent to the South by Kim Jong-un to support North Korea’s small selection of competitors

The parade of nations featured huge flags projected on to the stage for each nation, and was capped off when athletes from both North and South entered under a single united flag.  

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam, who had earlier shaken hands in an historic meeting, clapped and waved in unison as the team entered.

Men’s downhill: February 11, from 2am

One of the showpiece events of the Games, with favourites including Beat Feuz of Switzerland, Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway and Max Franz of Austria. 

North and South unify for ‘Korea’ ice hockey team: February 12, 12.10pm

Female hockey players from both North Korea and South Korea make history by joining forces. At 9.10pm local time they will take on Sweden in their opening fixture. 

Female hockey players from both North Korea and South Korea make history by joining forces. At 9.10pm local time they will take on Sweden in their opening fixture.

Female hockey players from both North Korea and South Korea make history by joining forces. At 9.10pm local time they will take on Sweden in their opening fixture.

Female hockey players from both North Korea and South Korea make history by joining forces. At 9.10pm local time they will take on Sweden in their opening fixture.

One of the Games' biggest stars, legendary US snowboarder Shaun White (pictured) - dubbed the Flying Tomato - expected to compete in the men's halfpipe finals

One of the Games' biggest stars, legendary US snowboarder Shaun White (pictured) - dubbed the Flying Tomato - expected to compete in the men's halfpipe finals

One of the Games’ biggest stars, legendary US snowboarder Shaun White (pictured) – dubbed the Flying Tomato – expected to compete in the men’s halfpipe finals

Halfpipe final: February 14, from 1.30am

One of the Games’ biggest stars, legendary US snowboarder Shaun White – dubbed the Flying Tomato –  expected to compete in the men’s halfpipe finals.

Women’s curling: From February 14, coverage starting at 5am

Britain led by Eve Muirhead has strong medal hopes in curling with the competition running throughout the Games 

Ice dancing: February 19, from 3.30am

Always a popular event at the Winter Olympics, the ice dancing will take place at Gangneung Ice Arena. British medal hopes rest on Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland who have been helped by Olympic legends Torvill and Dean.

Always a popular event at the Winter Olympics, the ice dancing will take place at Gangneung Ice Arena. British medal hopes rest on Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland (pictured) who have been helped by Olympic legends Torvill and Dean

Always a popular event at the Winter Olympics, the ice dancing will take place at Gangneung Ice Arena. British medal hopes rest on Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland (pictured) who have been helped by Olympic legends Torvill and Dean

Always a popular event at the Winter Olympics, the ice dancing will take place at Gangneung Ice Arena. British medal hopes rest on Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland (pictured) who have been helped by Olympic legends Torvill and Dean

Women’s Skeleton final: February 17, from 11am

Britain’s Lizzy Yarnold is back to defend her gold medal from Sochi 2014.

Big Air snowboarding: February 19 

Katie Ormerod, 20, leads British hopes in the spectacular Big Air contest, new to the Olympics, as well as slopestyle which takes place on February 11 at 4.30am. can follow in her tracks. 

Katie Ormerod (pictured), 20, leads British hopes in the spectacular Big Air contest, new to the Olympics, as well as slopestyle which takes place on February 11 at 4.30am. can follow in her tracks

Katie Ormerod (pictured), 20, leads British hopes in the spectacular Big Air contest, new to the Olympics, as well as slopestyle which takes place on February 11 at 4.30am. can follow in her tracks

Katie Ormerod (pictured), 20, leads British hopes in the spectacular Big Air contest, new to the Olympics, as well as slopestyle which takes place on February 11 at 4.30am. can follow in her tracks

Closing Ceremony: February 25, from 11am to 1pm

Ivanka Trump is reportedly set to be among the spectators as the games comes to an end. The party is expected to be another tribute to South Korean culture. The Olympic torch will be handed over to the 2020 Summer Olympics host Tokyo.

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