Rodman: Hey, sorry, but I was drinking when I implied Bae was a criminal
posted at 8:48 am on January 9, 2014 by Ed Morrissey
Yes, I’m quite sure this makes Kenneth Bae’s family feel so much better:
Dennis Rodman is reportedly apologizing for comments he made in an interview about an American missionary held captive in North Korea for more than a year.
The former NBA star, who has cozied up to North Korea’s young dictator, made the apology through an email sent by publicist Jules Feiler, The Associated Press reported.
“I want to apologize,” Rodman said in the email to AP. “I take full responsibility for my actions. It had been a very stressful day. Some of my teammates were leaving because of pressure from their families and business associates. My dreams of basketball diplomacy was quickly falling apart. I had been drinking. It’s not an excuse but by the time the interview happened I was upset. I was overwhelmed. It’s not an excuse, it’s just the truth.”
And how bad did Rodman feel about this? Er …
A source with direct knowledge of Rodman’s itinerary told Reuters the 52-year had then hopped on a chopper to a new multimillion dollar ski resort which is one of Kim’s showcase projects.
Riiiiiiiiiiiiiight. Somehow, this apology seems … insufficient. YMMV.