Thursday, February 28, 2013
Crazy but True! Dennis Rodman Hangs with North Korea's Kim Jon Un
What might've been a great sketch on MADTV back in the with Bobby Peele along with Key & Peele, Dennis Rodman who is on a tour with Harlem Globetrotters in North Korea has struck up a friendship with dictator Kim Jong Un!
Here 's part of the article from ESPN:
"Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman hung out Thursday with North Korea's Kim Jong Un on the third day of his improbable journey with VICE to Pyongyang, watching the Harlem Globetrotters with the leader and later dining on sushi and drinking with him at his palace.
"You have a friend for life," Rodman told Kim before a crowd of thousands at a gymnasium where they sat side by side, chatting as they watched players from North Korea and the U.S. play, Alex Detrick, a spokesman for the New York-based VICE media company, told The Associated Press.
.....Kim and Rodman chatted in English, but Kim primarily spoke in Korean through a translator, Smith said after speaking to the VICE crew in Pyongyang.
"They bonded during the game," Smith said by telephone from New York after speaking to the crew. "They were both enjoying the crazy shots, and the Harlem Globetrotters were putting on quite a show."
The surprise visit by the flamboyant Hall of Famer known as "The Worm" makes him an unlikely ambassador at a time when North Koreans are girding for battle with the U.S. Just last week, Kim guided frontline troops in military exercises.
North Korea and the U.S. fought on opposite sides of the three-year Korean War, which ended in a truce in 1953. The foes never signed a peace treaty, and do not have diplomatic relations.""
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Since there are not many brothas on President Obama's staff, maybe he should involve "The Worm" in creating better realtions with North Korea.
It can't hurt!