Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 5/10/13
Over the last few months, Dennis Rodman -- yes , that Dennis Rodman -- has become the unlikely new face of North Korean diplomacy in the United States. Now the eccentric basketball Hall of Famer says he's trying to put his unusual friendship with dictator Kim Jong Un to use by parlaying it into the release of Kenneth Bae, a Korean-American man sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea last week. 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 On Friday, TMZ caught up with Rodman, who implied that he was just picking up President Obama's slack when it comes to negotiating Bae's release. "We got a black president (who) can't even go talk to (Kim)," Rodman told the paparazzo. "Obama can't do s--t, I don't know why he won't go talk to him." To answer: It probably has something to do with the fact that the U.S. and the North haven't had formal diplomatic relatio...
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