NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman continues to be taking credit score for the Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un summit that came about again in June.
Rodman, who first met Kim in Pyongyang in 2013, says Trump “by no means would have achieved that shit with Kim Jong Un” if it weren’t for him.
“Without me, Donald Trump would have by no means did that,” Rodman instructed Page Six on the Pegasus World Cup horse race close to Miami. “Without me, he by no means would have achieved that s hit with Kim Jong Un. I paved the way in which.” He continued, “I made it extra snug for individuals to go over there and discuss to this child. That man is superior, man. To me, Kim Jong Un is superior . . . He’s defending his nation.”
During the Trump-Kim summit in June, Rodman joined CNN’s Chris Cuomo to share his emotions about their assembly and wept as he mentioned how he obtained “so many loss of life threats” and needed to “conceal out for 30 days” when he got here dwelling from North Korea in 2014.
“I do not need to see that, I need to see it go away… I need to see us get alongside. Have a handshake, have a smile, have a glass of iced tea. I need not fear in regards to the struggle stuff, I do not know something about that,” he mentioned.
“I mentioned to all people, the door will open,” Rodman mentioned, his voice cracking with emotion. “It’s wonderful, it’s wonderful, it’s wonderful, once I mentioned these issues, once I went again dwelling, I obtained so many loss of life threats, and I believed in North Korea, and I couldn’t go dwelling, I couldn’t even go dwelling, I needed to conceal out for 30 days, however I stored my head excessive, and I knew issues had been going to vary.
I knew it. I used to be the one one.”