Dennis Rodman arrived in Singapore’s airport early Tuesday morning to a flurry of cameras and journalists forward of the ancient summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un. “The Worm” is a mutual buddy of each world leaders and up to now boasted to have “remarkable” friendships with them.

the previous basketball participant turned into bombarded with questions upon his arrival at Changi Airport around midnight Tuesday, hours after Kim became spotted posing for a selfie all over an evening ahead of his assembly with Trump.

Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman, and Chris Volo, correct, arrive at Singapore’s Changi Airport on Tuesday.  AP

“I’m just satisfied to be a part of the historic summit…I consider I brought lots of recognition to individuals all over the world,” Rodman told reporters when requested if the meeting wouldn’t have happened without the former NBA celebrity.

Rodman additionally tweeted: “just arrived to Singapore for the historic Summit! eager for POTUS having spectacular success that the complete world will benefit via. thank you PotCoin for helping my mission! #Peace #Love #HistoricalSummit #Singapore #PresidentTrump #MarshallKimJongUn”

Rodman, who occurs to be the few people who’ve met both Trump and Kim, made the travel distant places after saying Friday he will be heading to Singapore to present “whatever assist is required.” Rodman said his commute is being sponsored by his marketing team and a marijuana cryptocurrency company.


despite Rodman’s announcement, the White residence made it clear ultimate week that the basketball player wasn’t invited to include the group on the shuttle.

Dennis Rodman showed photos of his visit to North Korea, including one wherein he’s seen speakme with Kim Jong Un. Reuters

Trump and Kim are anticipated to meet one-on-one Tuesday morning for the primary summit between a U.S. sitting president and a North Korean chief. the previous Chicago Bulls star spoke of he believes the meeting should still go “relatively well.”

however introduced, “individuals should still now not are expecting so much for the first time.”

Rodman has previously spoken fondly of the North Korean dictator, even calling Kim “misunderstood” despite admitting that the despot is probably a “madman.” Rodman generally visited Kim in North Korea beginning in 2013, when he held the despot’s new child daughter who has not ever been viewed in the public.

“I’ve come out right here to peer my chum,” Rodman said in 2013 about his trip to North Korea. “I are looking to focus on basketball.”


Rodman’s historical past with Trump is relatively short. He’s twice seemed on “superstar Apprentice” and he gave a duplicate of Trump’s “artwork of the Deal” to the North Korean activities minister right through a discuss with to Pyongyang last June. Rodman has hoped to be the one to facilitate a relationship between Trump and Kim.

“I don’t ask Donald Trump for the rest. i like Donald Trump,” Rodman told TMZ sports in April. “he’s a superb chum, and i’ve always asked him to consult with me because the decent americans of North Korea and the executive asked me to check with Donald Trump about what they need and the way we will clear up things.”

It’s doubtful exactly what Rodman will make a contribution to the summit. When requested Tuesday, Rodman referred to he doesn’t comprehend if he will meet with Kim.

Fox news’ Ryan Gaydos contributed to this document.

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