In 2013, which athlete visited Kim Jong Un in North Korea calling him a “friend for life”?
Answer: Dennis Rodman is considered one of basketball’s all-time great rebounders and known for his outlandish behavior both on and off the court. In 2013, Rodman traveled to North Korea and met with the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un. The two share a love of basketball, and Rodman watched a game with Kim during his visit. He later said Kim was “a friend for life” and that Kim was “awesome” and “so honest.” The former pro basketball player also expressed in an interest in returning to North Korea to help facilitate peace between the U.S. and North Korea.
Dennis Keith Rodman is an American retired professional basketball player, who played for the Detroit Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks in the National Basketball Association.