Rodman Sings 'Happy Birthday' to Kim Jong Un
Tour guide: It was 'surreal'
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Jan 8, 2014 7:29 AM CST
Dennis Rodman tips his hat as U.S. and North Korean basketball players applaud at the end of an exhibition basketball game at an indoor stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.   (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)

(Newser) – Yesterday saw Dennis Rodman participate in a super weird CNN interview, and the bizarre saga of Rodman in North Korea didn't end there. The former NBA player today sang "Happy Birthday" to "best friend" Kim Jong Un, the AP reports. The performance, before an exhibition game involving US and North Korean players, "started out as surreal," a tour guide tells Reuters. "Then people joined in and it sort of faded a bit, but it seemed pretty heartfelt from Rodman's side." As for Kim, he "appeared to smile, but he didn't appear to expect it."

Other players didn't accompany Rodman in song, says former New York Knick Charles D. Smith. "We always tell Dennis that he can't sing. He is tone deaf," Smith notes. "He did it alone."

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KDickley
Jan 10, 2014 7:12 PM CST
Why doesn't Rodman just give a blowjob to the sawed of little piece of shit, and offer to have his baby?
Antagonist
Jan 9, 2014 2:30 PM CST
He sang is like Marilyn Monroe ?Happy Birthday, Mr. President?
miamisun
Jan 9, 2014 6:34 AM CST
It's obvious Rodman has an extreme urge for attention. Well no one has cared about him for a long time and this is the only way he can get any attention anymore.