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The newfound friendship between Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong Un is almost too strange for words. That’s why it was perfect for Saturday Night Live to tackle the courtship on Weekend Update.
“Rodman” and “Jong Un” sat with Seth Meyers and discussed the former NBA star’s trip to North Korea. “Rodman” and “Jong Un” compared their friendship to Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan in Rush Hour, Mark Wahlberg and his teddy bear in Ted and Luke Skywalker and Yoda in The Empire Strikes Back.
Rodman traveled to North Korea for a sports diplomacy tour filmed by HBO. The five-time NBA Champion traveled to the foreign country with three members of the Harlem Globetrotters. The diplomacy tour appears to be working since the Hall of Famer called Jong Un a “friend for life.” Who would have guessed that Rodman was all it would take to find a bond between the United States and North Korea?
Check out SNL’s spoof of the Rodman-Jong Un pairing in the video below.
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Dennis Rodman’s heavily-hyped tour to North Korea last week has led to many revelations about the communist country, the most notable of which is that the country’s leaders are basketball-obsessed. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a huge NBA fan and diehard follower of the 1990s Chicago Bulls, which is why he wanted Rodman to visit the country. He likely inherited his interest...
Former NBA forward Dennis Rodman became the highest-profile American to meet new North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week.Rodman recently returned from his visit to North Korea after tagging along with the Harlem Globetrotters. He reportedly spent significant time hanging out with the Kim.So, the fine folks at Saturday Night Live decided to document their experience in a segment...
Dennis Rodman, just back from his bizarre trip visiting Kim Jong Un, was escorted out of the Time Hotel in Midtown Manhattan on Sunday after spending hours at the restaurant bar loudly telling anyone who would listen what a great guy the North Korean dictator is, reports The New York Post.
"He was at the bar at Serafina for three hours," a spy told The Post. "He...
The State Department is criticizing North Korea for, quote, ''wining and dining'' visiting ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman while its own people go hungry.
Spokesman Patrick Ventrell Friday distanced the U.S. government from Rodman's visit to Pyongyang this week and his praise for the nation's leader Kim Jong Un and his predecessors.
Rodman departed the country...
So Saturday Night Live didn’t waste any time in making fun of the bizarre, somewhat abominable friendship between former NBA great Dennis Rodman and North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong Un.
It’s actually kind of funny check it out.
Saturday Night Live wasn’t going to the let the opportunity pass to spoof Dennis Rodman’s recent trip to North Korea to hang out with Kim Jong-Un.
I don't really want to watch Saturday Night Live, but I would love to see Weekend Update. The long running skit is easily one of the best the show has ever done.
Last Saturday they spoofed the blossoming friendship between Dennis Rodman and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
I laughed. I cried. It was better than cats.
Saturday Night Live had some fun with Dennis Rodman's recent trip to North Korea and his new best friend, Kim Jong-un.
This is real life.
If you haven't heard by now, Dennis Rodman has befriended Kim Jong Un, the President of North Korea, and is currently in the process of ending the second cold war before it even gets started. I mean, it's big news, but this is Rodman we're talking about - of course he's cutting off a potential nuclear holocaust with North Korea. Duh.
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Filed under the heading of glass houses, stones, and the general efficacy of both..."The White House says North Korea's government should be focused on the well-being of its citizens, not on "celebrity sporting events" to entertain the country's elite."Um, Mr. President?I voted for you. Twice. I've donated money to your campaigns. Twice...
When the news hit last week that Dennis Rodman was heading to North Korea as a basketball ambassador of sorts for a documentary that HBO was making pigs everywhere began to sprout wings.
When pictures of him and the dictator of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, at a basketball game laughing it up and having a good ole time were published--well, everywhere--a place that is known for being...
The White House says North Korea's government should be focused on the well-being of its citizens, not on ''celebrity sporting events'' to entertain the country's elite.
White House spokesman Jay Carney made the comments in response to a question about ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman's recent visit to North Korea. Rodman watched a basketball game with North...
I wasn’t aware that President Obama had appointed an ambassador to North Korea. Nor was I aware that it was former Chicago Bulls player and Carmen Electra spouse Dennis Rodman. Must be that Chicago mafia thing. Dennis Rodman. Representing America. … Continue reading →The post Dennis Rodman: U.S. Ambassador to North Korea appeared first on Pigskin 'N Pearls.
The first American to meet North Korea's new leader says Kim Jong Un doesn't want war with the United States. He just wants President Barack Obama to call him.
Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman says Obama and Kim share a love of basketball, so "let's start there."
Rodman is just back from a visit to North Korea with the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team and spent...
The Worm has been over in North Korea hanging out with Kim Jong Un trying to make sure a nuclear war doesn’t happen. You heard me right, Dennis Rodman was an official American Diplomat in North Korea.
Rodman, showed up on ABC with his Money Team jacket and had message for President Obama.
Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon) doesn’t want...