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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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61.

Politico Pablo    

It's a lame excuse to blame it on alcohol. He's going to NK because he enjoys the media attention. He shouldn't be allowed any more visits there.

255 days ago
62.

Jan-e    

He is simply...an effen loser

255 days ago
63.

Dr. Cornelia J. Dogbarker PhD    

I believe that's one of the many methods of torture utilized by the evil loser N. Korean regime: they shove a funnel down your throat and force you to guzzle booze. Cuz otherwise, why wouldn't he just say "no thanks?'

255 days ago
64.

Observer    

Can't take Responsibility?
Always have to BLAME someone or something else.

Be a MAN! Take some self responsibility.

Hey Dennis.....
YOU plowed those drinks down your OWN throat.

Too Late.
You FUBAR

255 days ago
65.

tellmeaboutit     

Rodman may have managed to shyte in both of his "nests" using this lame excuse. Most people here find him repulsive and now he's as much as blamed his good pal in North Korea for plying him with liquor. Now, he may well have cashed in his chips with his pudgy pal too.

255 days ago
66.

Paddy    

He's a big boy now andjust because it was offered he didn't have to get blotto and he is supposedly a pro so he knew a trip this controversial would require he have his wits about him. There is no need for him to act like Justin Bieber...JB has an excuse...he's 19 yr old child acting like a child, and he will pay the price with his career going down in flames

254 days ago
67.

B4-I-FU-RU-18?    

Forget rehab . Give this guy, his own reality tv show. He' black, and sat at the head of the N.K leader table. How did he pull that off? Not even Oclueless, could get that done.

254 days ago
68.

Shannon    

1. Denial is the first indicator of guilt.
2. Alcohol reveals the person.

254 days ago
69.

bitch please    

Why is anybody still talking about this f-ing moron?? He's UGLY in every possible way. AND STUPID.

Go the fck away Rodman!

254 days ago
70.

Mark    

No matter how fine Carmen Electra is she can never live down being with Dennis

254 days ago
71.

sharihodges    

Yeah Dennis, what happened in N. Korea that you're not talking about? You're lucky to get home, you should be kissing the ground.

254 days ago
72.

Kardashian Ass    

This POS should be tried for treason.

254 days ago
73.

a    

We should freeze his assets(due to his self-destructive nature) and send him back to the big n.k. since they're the ones who made him fall off the wagon

254 days ago
74.

Gran    

Rodman is an ignorant buffoon. When North Korea is finished toying with him and laughing at his dumb ass, they are going to arrest him, then feed him to the dog. Just like the uncle.

252 days ago
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