Dennis Rodman breaks down in tears during CNN interview on North Korea

Retired NBA star Dennis Rodman has revealed what he thinks about Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump meeting for historic peace talks in Singapore on Tuesday. "When I came home, I had to hide out for 30 days.I knew things were going to change". The two signed a joint statement reaffirming North Korea's commitment to giving up nuclear weapons. Rodman twice appeared on Trump's television show, The Celebrity Apprentice. "I'm so happy", he said.

As the furor around Donald Trump's meeting with Kim Jong-un wound down, one unorthodox diplomat got a personal thank you from White house spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

When Mr Rodman and the team arrived in Pyongyang, he said Kim told him: "This is the first time someone kept my word to me and my country".

At the 4:00 AM press conference Trump said human rights were discussed at the summit.

Dennis began weeping when he confessed that he received death threats for meeting with Kim in North Korea.

White House officials have said Rodman will play no official role in the diplomatic negotiations.

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"I knew it. I was the only one".

Rodman, who has a personal relationship with the North Korean dictator, wouldn't take part in the actual summit, but he would join CNN's Chris Cuomo for an interview. During his appearance, Dennis, who happened to be wearing a Make America Great Again hat, opened up on the criticism he's received for his efforts to try and bring the United States and North Korea together. No one to see me.

"It's awesome, it's wonderful", Rodman said. "This is not about Dennis Rodman being the greatest person in the world, bringing the countries together", said Rodman, whose trip to Singapore is being funded by Potcoin, a Marijuana cryptocurrency. "When I got home, I got so many death threats". The former Pistons and Bulls player is reportedly a friend of Kim Jong-un-and he's been trying to get both the USA and the North Koreans to the table for years.

"I asked him - I said I have something to say from North Korea".

An emotionally distraught Rodman told Cuomo that he suffered incredible abuse after returning to the U.S. I couldn't go home. I'm so happy just to be here, man, and see everyone in the world get emotional like I did. When Rodman first visited North Korea in 2013 his outreach was roundly decried by both the media and the Obama administration as nearsighted & unacceptable.

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