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Fri., March 1, 2013, 9:24 a.m.

Rodman hangs out with Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and former NBA star Dennis Rodman watch an exhibition basketball game on Thursday. (Associated Press)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and former NBA star Dennis Rodman watch an exhibition basketball game on Thursday. (Associated Press)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and former NBA star Dennis Rodman watch an exhibition basketball game on Thursday.

Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman hung out Thursday with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un on the third day of his improbable journey with a New York media company to Pyongyang, watching the Harlem Globetrotters with the leader and later dining on sushi and drinking with him at his palace.

“You have a friend for life,” Rodman told Kim before a crowd of thousands at a gymnasium where they sat side by side, chatting as they watched players from North Korea and the U.S. play, Alex Detrick, a spokesman for the New York-based VICE media company, told the Associated Press. Read more.

Weirdest story I've read today. No word as to whether they did Gangham Style or the Harlem Shake.

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Cindy Hval
Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.