"He’s a good friend to me -- I don’t see the politics of this whole situation."
Dennis Rodman -- clad in a "Make America Great Again" hat -- broke down in tears during a TV interview Tuesday about President Donald Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
”We have really put ourselves on the line to reach out to North Korea and they have been so gracious to me, my family and the United States. So let’s make this happen. If Trump can pull this off, more power to him,” he said.
Rodman is in a unique position of knowing both the US and the North Korean leader. In addition to his Kim meetings, Rodman appeared on Trump's one-time reality TV show, "Celebrity Apprentice." Beneath the MAGA hat, Rodman wore a T-shirt promoting a marijuana-related cryptocurrency company, sunglasses, and lip and nose rings.
Rodman's bizarre interview -- and his very presence in Singapore -- underscored the unconventional vibe of the Trump-Kim summit, before which the president said he did not need to prepare much and would know "within the first minute" whether North Korea was serious.
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