Rodman insists his BFF “doesn’t want war.”
He said in a press conference in New York [Monday] morning, “Sports bring people together. That’s what the Marshal of North Korea wants, he hopes sports bring us together, bridge that gap…. But what I’m saying is sports is the number one thing in the world that keeps people together.”
Rodman continued, “They said Dennis we’d love you to do one thing for us. For the next Olympics can you train our Olympic team to compete at the Olympics for the next three years. ‘I’m like, okay. Okay, I will.’He gave me the invitation for the next three years to train whoever I want.” And of his book with Kim, “It’s gonna be a best seller. He gave me the rights for me and him to sit down for one month and me and him are gonna write a book together.
“I wish all the other people in the government and in this country would understand that this is not something that is going to interfere with our lives at all. Its about trying to breach a gap to a country that people say is so bad. This country’s not bad. The Marshal [told me] ‘You write what you hear’. If you meet the Marshal, he’s a very good guy. He has to do his job but he’s a very good guy. He gave me the rights and everything about doing one thing: he said, ‘Dennis, i want you to go over to America and guess what, we want people to come over here because we’re not a bad country.”