Dennis Rodman Hopes to Help Free Kenneth Bae

The Hall of Famer will travel to North Korea on August 1 to try and get Kim Jong Un to release the American citizen currently imprisoned there

Former Chicago Bulls star Dennis Rodman feels it’s time to take matters into his own hands when it comes to freeing Kenneth Bae, an American citizen who is currently imprisoned in North Korea. The Hall of Famer made a very controversial trip to the country to take in a basketball game with current dictator Kim Jong Un, son of the now deceased Kim Jong Il.

Rodman now plans to head back to the country to try and broker the release of Bae because he says he’s unsatisfied with the way President Obama is handling the situation.

"We got a black president [who] can't even go talk to [Kim Jong Un] ... Obama can't do s---, I don't know why he won’t do it,” Rodman told celebrity gossip news outlet TMZ.

Rodman called Kim Jong Un a “friend” and asked the dictator to do him “a solid” and set Bae free. But apparently, the process isn’t moving as quickly as Rodman would like, prompting him to say, “I'm gonna try and get the guy out,” during his return trip to North Korea on August 1.

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