At the start of a weird interview on “The Late Show,” host Stephen Colbert, stated, “My next guest is a five-time NBA champion, Hall of Famer, and possibly all that is standing between us and thermonuclear war with North Korea… Dennis Rodman.”
Apparently, Colbert wasn’t incorrect — and that was in December 2017.
During one other interview that aired Tuesday, June 12, 2018 on CNN, the five-time customer to North Korea, and acquaintance of the remoted nation’s dictator, poured out his soul, crying on digital camera about how ridiculed he was for assembly with Kim Jong Un earlier than that assembly finally paved the best way for peace talks with the North Korean chief and President Donald Trump.
Speaking with CNN’s @chriscuomo whereas sporting a “Make America Great Again” hat, former NBA star @dennisrodman describes his relationship with North Korean chief Kim Jong Un and his hopes for the nation https://t.co/oaMBT2GQ3n pic.twitter.com/YjNf7ZI9Ky
— Cuomo Prime Time (@CuomoPrimeTime) June 12, 2018
“We have really put ourselves on the line to reach out to North Korea and they have been so gracious to me, my family and the United States. So let’s make this happen. If Trump can pull this off, more power to him,” Rodman advised CNN’s Chris Cuomo.
To make this story even weirder, Rodman has been sporting apparel emblazoned with the web site for a cannabis-focused cryptocurrency all through this complete monthslong marketing campaign for peace.
PotCoin is a cryptocurrency firm based mostly in Montreal that goals to remedy the marijuana business’s widespread banking woes, providing an “ultra-secure digital cryptocurrency, network and banking solution.”
Black-market commerce of hashish and different medicine over the “dark web” has lengthy been supported by Bitcoin’s cloak of anonymity, so it might make sense that a cryptocurrency firm would attempt to convey that very same technique to the authorized market whereas conventional banking establishments proceed to resist cannabis-related accounts.
Increased public visibility due to Rodman’s endorsement had the hashish crypto buying and selling 23 % greater on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, than the day earlier than.
It ought to be famous that whereas Rodman’s PotCoin-sponsored shirt additionally says “Peace Starts in Singapore,” hashish continues to be extremely unlawful in Singapore and smoking the plant may end up in a demise sentence if convicted.
Lending credence to Rodman’s essential position within the historic denuclearization summit, White House press secretary and world-class storyteller Sarah Huckabee Sanders rang Rodman’s telephone on behalf of our nation’s precise president to thank the dual-nostril-pierced stay motion cartoon character for aiding within the peacemaking undertaking.
“The president had seen some of your comments over the last several days,” Sanders was heard saying to Rodman in a video by Vice News.
“He just wanted me to reach out and thank you for some of the positive things you said and appreciate you being helpful in this process.”
Regardless of the last word end result, which might be nuclear armageddon if we’re being actual with one another, PotCoin is pleased with its involvement within the denuclearization talks. Company spokesperson Shawn Perez advised the Washington Post that the upstart digital foreign money has been “incredibly supportive of Rodman’s peace mission from the beginning” and they’re “thrilled to see how the political climate has been improved between North Koreans and the US since he became involved.”
If you’re questioning how PotCoin will comply with up the advertising smash hit of shopping for Dennis Rodman flights to North Korea, it’s collaborating with Charlie Sheen on a line of hashish vape pens referred to as Sheenius. No phrase from lab testing amenities but on tiger blood content material of the focus.