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Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea this week for a goodwill tour. Yes, Dennis Rodman of all people. Though his wild child reputation makes him an unlikely candidate to thaw relations between the US and North Korea, Kim Jong Un is said to have been a fan of the 1990s Chicago Bulls, with whom Rodman won three championships, so maybe The Worm does have a chance to improve relations.
Whatever Rodman does, let’s just hope he displays more tact and knowledge than he did on Twitter Wednesday.
Rodman sent out the following tweet to Korean pop star PSY, whose song “Gangnam Style” became an international hit, without realizing PSY was from South Korea:
@dennisrodman I’m from #SOUTH man!!! kk
— PSY (@psy_oppa) February 27, 2013
Smooth move, Worm.
The response from PSY hasn’t kept Rodman from continuing to tweet about his mission.
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...
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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.