Jun 5, 2018 - World

Report: Dennis Rodman will be in Singapore for Trump-Kim summit

Rodman arrives in Beijing from North Korea in 2013. Photo: Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman, one of the few westerners to have met face-to-face with Kim Jong-un, plans to be in Singapore when the North Korean president meets with President Trump on June 12, the New York Post reports.

Between the lines: As a two-time Celebrity Apprentice contestant, Rodman has a relationship with both leaders. Still, the U.S. delegation is unlikely to want a controversial ex-basketball player having a high-profile diplomatic role. Rodman's rep told the Post his plans haven't been finalized, and "he’s just happy it’s happening. He’s just hoping for a great historic outcome."

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