Dennis Rodman Weeps With Joy on Live TV Over Trump-Kim Summit

Frederick Owens
June 13, 2018

As President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore for their historic summit to discuss nuclear weapons, one of their few common bonds was delivering an emotional, head-scratching interview on CNN.

"I tried to do that to Obama, and he didn't even give me the time of day", he said. Rodman later told the AP in a phone interview that the call had come from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. I asked him, I said, 'I have something to say from North Korea and he just brushed me off.

"If Trump goes in there with his heart on the table ... it ain't gotta be about war ... we are moving into the future", Rodman told Cuomo.

He also spoke of how happy he was that Trump had agreed to meeting with Kim, which no USA president has done before. "They're still with me after all these years", Rodman said before saying the was thankful for his corporate sponsor.

Rodman also said that prior to this summit, he received a phone call from the president. "I told people about Kim Jong Un, he is all about the 21st century". I knew things were going to change.

Amid a landmark summit between President Donald Trump and the young North Korean leader, Rodman appeared on CNN wearing a "Make America Great again" cap. It was the first-ever summit between a US president and a North Korean leader. No one to see me.

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Rodman has, likewise, become a friend of North Korea's dictator Kim Jong-un and, by his own admission, he has "fallen in love with North Korea" and its people. "This is not about Dennis Rodman being the greatest person in the world, bringing the countries together", said Rodman, whose trip to Singapore is being funded by Potcoin, a Marijuana cryptocurrency. "We sat down for lunch and he said: 'If you go back to the president of the U.S., I'd be willing to talk to him". "I like the culture and he gave me the opportunity to get to know him".

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'Once I went to North Korea, I didn't really understand what the whole situation was as far as being over there'.

At one point, Rodman burst into tears talking about the backlash he faced at home in the U.S. for meeting with the North Korean dictator. "That's it, sports. I'm just so happy to be here, man".

Security around Kim's hotel remained tight, suggesting the North Korean leader may return after the summit.

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