Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 10/22/14
Hall of Fame basketball player Dennis Rodman, who made headlines earlier this year when visited North Korea with the Harlem Globetrotters then discussed his new friendship with tyrannical dictator Kim Jong Un, is trying to do his very best in terms of foreign diplomacy. Rodman is calling on the North Korean leader to release Korean-American Kenneth Bae from a sentence of 15 years of hard labor for non-defined “hostile acts.” We are unaware if Rodman has spoken directly to Kim Jong Un, but he did make his plea through Twitter: I’m calling on the Supreme Leader of North Korea or as I call him “Kim”, to do me a solid and cut Kenneth Bae loose. — Dennis Rodman (@dennisrodman) May 7, 2013 Rodman said his request comes from a recent Op-Ed piece in the Seattle Times in which columnist Thanh Tan called on Rodman to use his friendship as leverage to help Bae: In direct response to your article headline, “Ok.” Read your story @uscthanhtan, and I decided to help. ow.ly/kNvp3 — Dennis Rodman (@dennisrodman) May 7, 2013 The former Detroit Pistons and Chicago Bulls great raised eyebrows earlier this year when he documented his trip to North Korea and [...]
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