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11
Jan
14

What’s all This Rodman/Korea Hoopla? PLUS Watch Footage of the Game

This is mainly for all the ladies who had been wondering what this Dennis Rodman hoopla is all about. I’m  a basketball fan and even a Rodman fan, but I’m not that politically inclined, soooo when I saw the NBA star going off (once again) with some guy on CNN, I had to find out what was really going on.

Dennis Rodman was in North Korea with other former NBA players for a basketball game against the North Korean Senior National Team on the birthday of the country’s leader, the infamous Kim Jong Un.

The American team consisted of OG players Kenny Anderson, Cliff Robinson, Vin Baker, Craig Hodges, Doug Christie, and Charles D. Smith.

Kim Jong Un, an actual friend of Rodman’s,  imprisoned Kenneth Bae, a Korean-American Christian missionary who was  sentenced to 15 years hard labor.

Rodman, the controversial former NBA star  elicited widespread condemnation Tuesday when he suggested in an exclusive interview with Chris Cuomo of CNN’s “New Day” that  Bae had done something to deserve his 15-year sentence.

After Rodman apologized for his comments regarding  Bae and for flipping out on Cuomo, he then said it was not his job to address concerns about the repressive state of Korea or  lobby for the release of the detained U.S. citizen.

What was shocking, even for supporters of the American team to watch, was Rodman (on Wednesday) leading a singalong of “Happy Birthday” to the leader of North Korea, a man he calls a friend and a “very good guy,” but considered by many a brutal dictator who recently ordered the execution of his own uncle.

That same day, Bae’s family accused Rodman of “playing games” with Bae’s life. Relatives and U.S. officials have insisted Bae committed no crime.

In the end, North Korea won the game.

Fellow player Charles D. Smith later admitted that he felt the game may have been a mistake due to the Bae situation, but said he would continue to stand strong with his decision to play the game. 

Click to see Very Detailed Photos of the Team’s Trip to Korea!

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05
Dec
13

Justin Beiber and Entourage Detained in Australia for Marijuana Possession

In Australia, A 23 year old person in Justin Beiber’s entourage was caught by authorities with marijuana residue in a smoking device. The man was charged with smuggling marijuana. 

Beiber goes crazy on the authorities, curses them out and was detained, as a result. 

18
Dec
09

Lil Wayne’s Tour Bus Pulled Over; Young Money Members Detained

Lil Wayne and an entourage have just been pulled over while travelling through Texas on their way to a performance in Laredo.  The rapper and members of YOung Money have been detained by authorities after U.S. Border Patrol agents found marijuana on the  two tour buses. They have yet to be released, however it looks like some some members of Wayne’s crew will receive citations.  But Wayne will not, according to an inside source.

The stop was reportedly routine, but after a Border Patrol K-9 smelled the drug odor, authorities searched the rapper’s two  buses. Both vehicles were found to be carrying marijuana onboard, according to a spokesman.

Lil Wayne and Young Money were scheduled to perform at  7:30 p.m. The concert has been postponed as a result of the no-show by the rapper, but may be rescheduled for Saturday (December 20), according to sources.

Wayne is already in trouble with authorities. He’s due in a New York court on February 9, where he’s expected to be sentenced to a year in prison for attempted gun possession stemming from a 2007 arrest in Manhattan. The rapper also has charges in Arizona for possession of a controlled substance.




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