(AP Photos/Eric Talmadge)

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GANGNEUNG, South Korea - A Kim Jong Un lookalike calling himself only Howard from Australia has made an appearance at the Korea-Japan women’s ice hockey game at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

He briefly walked in front of a North Korean cheering section waving a unification flag and smiling Wednesday before being moved away to his seat nearby.

Security then came to take him out of the arena as a crowd began to form. Police later took over, surrounding him in a hall outside the seating area and keeping him from going back into the game.

The impersonator wore a long black overcoat and glasses and sported the North Korean dictator’s trademark haircut.

He said, “This is how I look,” as police led him into a staff room.