'The kids probably heard voices coming from the computer and assumed it was us,' she said laughing. Mrs Kelly, 72, explained that her 44-year-old son, who is an expert on South Korean politics, has done a number of interviews on network television for other outlets, including CNN, as well as CNBC, Sky News, and ITN.
She said: 'I just hope that he gains recognition for his expertise rather than for this - as great as it all is.'Professor Kelly moved to Korea in 2008 to teach political science at Pusan National University, after completing his Ph D at Ohio State University.
In my experience, the most common reason for a guy to stop talking to his girlfriend is because she has been harassing him.
If you are constantly messaging and calling your ex, then he is bound to get tired of you.
When you are messaging him constantly or commenting on all of his facebook status updates, you are telling him that you are not still needy and desperate.
When you call him and tell him that you miss him, you are telling him that you are miserable without him and you will do anything to get him back.
While at Ohio State he made friends with a Korean student who sparked his interest in the country's politics, his mother said.