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Dennis Rodman Checks Into Alcohol Rehab

Former basketball star Dennis Rodman has checked into an alcohol-rehabilitation center after facing backlash for his visit to North Korea.

"Dennis Rodman came back from North Korea in pretty rough shape emotionally. The pressure that was put on him to be a combination 'super human' political figure and 'fixer' got the better of him," his agent, Darren Prince, said Sunday in a written statement. "He is embarrassed, saddened and remorseful for the anger and hurt his words have caused."

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  • Sevo||

    That Nork bathtub gin'll get ya.

  • Live Free or Diet||

    This guy always struck me as the Amy Winehouse of pro basketball.
    I doubt anything about this surprised anyone, except maybe that it took so long.

  • Aresen||

    I prefer to think of him as the "Timothy Treadwell" of North Korea.

    hat tip: Hugh Akston.

  • Aresen||

    Dare I hope it is the "Great Leader Memorial Alcohol Rehab Center" in Pyongyang?

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