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It's true, I'm in North Korea.Looking forward to sitting down with Kim Jung Un.I love the people of North Korea. #WORMinNorthKorea
— Dennis Rodman (@dennisrodman) February 26, 2013
Yes, that headline and that tweet are true. Dennis Rodman is in North Korea as part of a "basketball diplomacy" initiative that will be shown as part of a news report for North Korean television and for a special on HBO. Rodman just seems like an odd choice to represent the United States in North Korea, well known for its strict cultural and dress code restrictions. Rodman is not exactly conservative in those matters.
And North Koreans, getting a look at him for the first time, are getting a bit of a culture shock. One even said "He looks like a monster" when shown a photo from his playing days.
Hard to disagree.
Still Rodman is an ambassador of the United States and arrives in the embattled country at a critical time in history. It was only a few wee...
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If you hadn’t heard Dennis Rodman is on a “tour” of North Korea. And apparently things are going swell. So swell that Rodman has taken a liken to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after the two took in an exhibition game in Pyongyang.
The two were seen laughing together and even had dinner together. Kim even reportedly told Rodman that “he hoped the visit would break the ice...
Yes, this really is happening. Dennis Rodman is going to North Korea to help push sports diplomacy in the communist nation.
As reported by AP Rodman along with three members of the Harlem Globetrotters and VICE media team are going to North Korea to shoot footage for a new show set to air on HBO.
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Former national basketball association star Dennis Rodman brought his basketball skills and flamboyant style — neon-bleached hair, tattoos, nose studs and all — on Tuesday to the isolated Communist country with possibly the world's drabbest dress code: North Korea., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/rodman-worms-way-into-north-korea-for-show
Rodman looks like he has survived a nuke.
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Flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman is heading to North
Korea with VICE media company - tattoos, piercings, bad-boy
reputation and all.
Earlier this week, news broke the basketball “legend” (you know why the quotes are there) Dennis Rodman w…
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Dennis Rodman has 'wormed' his way into North Korea and is kicking it with Kim Jong-Un, and Jose Canseco, for one, is worried.