Rodman: Sorry I Couldn’t Help My Fellow American

The Worm says he just wants to “do some good stuff” in North Korea (but putting in a word for an American behind bars isn't one of them)

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Kim Kyung Hoon / Reuters

Retired U.S. basketball star Dennis Rodman is surrounded by journalists upon his arrival from Pyongyang at Beijing Capital International Airport on Jan. 13, 2014

Controversial basketball icon Dennis Rodman apologized for not doing more to help fellow American Kenneth Bae during his recent foray into North Korea, where he helped organize a basketball game that doubled as a cross-cultural exchange and birthday celebration for the country’s despot Kim Jong Un.

U.S. missionary Bae has been behind bars in the Hermit Kingdom for more than a year for “antistate crimes” and is reportedly in poor health.

“It’s not my fault. I’m sorry. I just want to do some good stuff, that’s all I want to do,” said an emotional Rodman after arriving in Beijing on Monday, according to AP.

During a drunken interview on CNN, Rodman appeared to defend the communist regime’s decision to lock up Bae and went on to say he loved the country’s leader Kim.

Rodman later admitted in a statement that he had been drinking in order to combat stress before being interviewed by the network’s Chris Cuomo. The former NBA star appears to enjoy warm relations with Kim and has traveled to North Korea on four different occasions in the past year.

[AP]

6 comments
Onepatriot
Onepatriot

Rodman can go and work with the sports thing without talking about things he knows nothing about.  Like many celebrities, he doesn't know when to keep his mouth shut.

Tommy34684
Tommy34684

I blame CNN for the interview and its' airing.

vladimir-ulrich
vladimir-ulrich

That detestable personality Rodman should stay in North Korea forever. Simple solution.

ElijahSolomonOlig
ElijahSolomonOlig

i'm sorry. but no. it's not at all easy to laugh at the state of north korea. (directed towards the woman in the video)

john_rambo
john_rambo

Rodman just wants to go where he gets his sorry @-- kissed.