January 9th, 2014
12:59 AM ET

Rodman apologizes for North Korea outburst

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for his outburst against detained American Kenneth Bae during his controversial visit to North Korea.

The eccentric basketball player is visiting Pyongyang to celebrate the birthday of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a man he calls a friend and a "very good guy."

In an exclusive interview Tuesday with Chris Cuomo of CNN's "New Day," Rodman suggested that Bae deserved his 15-year sentence.

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  1. chrissy

    That man is a traitor and he needs to stay in north korean. He and the lil chubby one can call themselves "mutt and jeff" and become korean versions of comics because everything in that country is bassakwards therefore comics there dont need to be funny!

    January 9, 2014 at 3:55 am | Report abuse |
  2. Diane

    "Eccentric?" Try mentally ill alcoholic.

    January 9, 2014 at 4:45 am | Report abuse |
  3. petoskey ron

    Who's going to apologize for rodman? Thats right, little "r" and little man.

    January 9, 2014 at 6:18 am | Report abuse |
  4. ronvan

    The most worthless POS EVER! He insults the human race, America and the black community! To bad his friend, the "supreme chubby one" didn't feed him to the dogs!

    January 9, 2014 at 8:13 am | Report abuse |
  5. Johnathan70

    Was Bae a CIA operative or a missionary? Either way, he should not have been there.

    January 9, 2014 at 8:31 am | Report abuse |
  6. Stephen Real

    as long as the neanderthals don't screw the pooch
    the only asset the US has in North Korea is Dennis Rodman.
    but... then again the dumb dumbs misunderstand all that they see
    which is to the USA's advantage.

    January 9, 2014 at 9:11 am | Report abuse |
  7. ForGetIt

    Why should we even try. CNN allows 4 or 5 regulars to post nonsense on here then deletes everyone else's comments, regardless if they are valid or on topic. Bye CNN.

    January 9, 2014 at 10:44 am | Report abuse |
  8. banasy©

    Puhleeze. Roemdman is in it for the coin and the publicity.

    January 9, 2014 at 11:19 am | Report abuse |
  9. Mary

    How obvious can he be @ the real banasy

    January 9, 2014 at 11:21 am | Report abuse |
  10. banasy©

    Rodman's always been very obvious.

    January 9, 2014 at 11:37 am | Report abuse |
  11. Mary

    Sad thing is; he had not one friend sitting in that press conference with him.

    January 9, 2014 at 11:42 am | Report abuse |
    • banasy¬©

      It looked like Charles Smith wanted to talk more than he was allowed.

      January 9, 2014 at 1:09 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Mary

    Also, when will our Government and the President apologize for their tatership?

    January 9, 2014 at 11:46 am | Report abuse |
  13. chrissy

    Rodman has no friends except the chubby one and that aint no friend. If he will kill members of his own family he would do the same to rodman. And wth do we need any assets there anyway. Emphasis on the the 1st 3 letters of assets!

    January 9, 2014 at 11:58 am | Report abuse |
  14. 1608¬ģ

    Congratulations Chrissy and thank you.

    January 9, 2014 at 12:18 pm | Report abuse |
  15. saywhat

    Our State Deptt and Rodman's antics and what goes on up on the HIll, I hardly find any distinction.
    Pl read very enlightening article by Sheldon Richman "US Foreign Policy a Shambles" in Counter Punch. @Dazzle.

    January 9, 2014 at 12:26 pm | Report abuse |
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