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Dennis Rodman is in North Korea. Dennis. Rodman. Is. In. North. Korea.

Why? Take it away AP:

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman brought his basketball skills Tuesday and flamboyant style — tattoos, nose studs and all — to a country with possibly the world’s strictest dress code: North Korea.

Landing in Pyongyang with VICE television, the American athlete and showman known as “The Worm” became an unlikely ambassador for sports diplomacy at a time of heightened tensions between the U.S. and North Korea.

Rodman and VICE said the Americans hope to engage in a little “basketball diplomacy” by running a basketball camp for children and playing with North Korea’s top basketball stars — and, they hope, drawing leader Kim Jong Un to a game. Kim is said to be a huge basketball fan.

“Is sending the Harlem Globetrotters and Dennis Rodman to the DPRK strange? In a word, yes,” said Shane Smith, the VICE founder who is host of the upcoming series, referring to North Korea by the initials of its formal name, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. “But finding common ground on the basketball court is a beautiful thing. (Photo: Kim Kwang Hyon/The Associated Press)

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    of all people he invited Dennis Rodman…lol lord knows why
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    What. Lol
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    Dennis Rodman? Really?
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    WE’RE DOOMED
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    Rodman elvtárs mindig is az ügyünket képviselte.
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    HUH?!
  18. elkabar reblogged this from nationalpostsports and added:
    I didn’t recognize him at all and I made his coffee lmao! && he does dress a bit extreme lol.
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    Goddamn I love Rodman so much.
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