John-John is a professional hitman employed by Eubie (via Griselda Blanco) to kill Weeper. A gay man, John-John is in love with a man back in Chicago named Rocky, although their relationship is not a happy one. He takes a liking to Weeper and regrets that he has to kill the first man he’s met in New York to whom he enjoys talking. As a result of this affection, he embraces Weeper while he is dying.
John-John K Character Timeline in A Brief History of Seven Killings
The timeline below shows where the character John-John K appears in A Brief History of Seven Killings. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 4, Chapter 4
Part 4, Chapter 8
Part 4, Chapter 14
Part 4, Chapter 18
Part 4, Chapter 24
...reveals that Griselda is a lesbian who sleeps with gogo girls and then kills them. John-John explains that he’s being blackmailed into killing Weeper. He says he can’t wait to get... (full context)
...Ranking Dons killed him and will never realize that it was actually Eubie. Weeper asks John-John to help him shoot up some cocaine, and guides him through the process, as John-John... (full context)