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Dennis Rodman

North Koreans Plied Him With Booze

1/20/2014 8:24 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Dennis Rodman's alcohol-fueled meltdown was caused by North Korea ... so claim the people who got the former Hall of Famer into rehab.

Sources connected with Rodman -- the ones who convinced him he needed to check into rehab after his controversial trip -- tell TMZ, from the minute Rodman landed in North Korea he was plied with alcohol.

Rodman claims his bizarre -- arguably unpatriotic comments -- were the result of alcohol abuse and he says the pressure he felt before doing his disastrous interview is why he landed in rehab.

But people close to him say ... the mucky-mucks in the North Korean government were more than happy to supply Rodman with endless amounts of alcohol ... to the point his mind was poisoned.

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16.

Joe the plumber    

This ****ing moron belongs in the Justin Bieber club! Instead of rehab he should go spend some time with Bieber and hopefully they'll OD together and put us all out our misery!

184 days ago
17.

JBDragon    

Now he's blaming his drinking on North Korea? I mean really? This jerk drinks all the time!!! Doesn't matter where he's at. hell N.K. knew this even. All you have to say is NO. Secondly he should have never gone in the first place!!! Goes to show how much of a idiot he really is.

184 days ago
18.

Jim    

Mr. Rodman: It's fairly easy to say "No Thank You, I don't drink alcohol".

184 days ago
19.

Gretel    

Funny as hell. The black guy blames it on the Asians.

184 days ago
20.

biggbear    

Alcohol is like truth serum it just helps u unmask easier Dennis is an ass,alcohol just acted as a magnifier.Rehab cant help him with being an *******.

184 days ago
21.

RY    

LOL the alcohol controlled his words and opinions? Sure, I believe the alcohol was to bribe him.. but what comes out of a drunk person's mouth usually isn't "controlled".

184 days ago
22.

cb2013    

People are the most honest when they are intoxicated. Send his ass back to North Korea if he doesn't like it here.

184 days ago
23.

deadpixel001    

we've all been drunk before. that's not an excuse for anything.

184 days ago
24.

Gary    

Damage control....but no one is buying it KMZ.....your site is getting more laughable by the day....hope you can survive on the money the Kradashians pay you to write about them!.,..

184 days ago
25.

KARMA K    

Loser!

184 days ago
26.

Hot Dumb Italian Mike    

Millions of people in N.K,and not one good looking chick....buy that worm a drink!

184 days ago
27.

Farrakhan Ashy Larry    

Damn. You racist bastards are on full blast today, ain't ya?

184 days ago
28.

Dennie    

Wait. So he's a grown man who can't say no? People please. These "sources" are helping him look weaker, trying to play the victim card.

184 days ago
29.

Fifty Shades of WTF    

Alcohol usually just takes off the filters and what pours out is what's inside. This guy stinks.

184 days ago
30.

Obamais still aracist    

he learned that from Obama find some one to blame routine

184 days ago
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