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Video: Dennis Rodman defends ‘friend’ Kim Jong Un on ‘This Week’

In this Sunday March 3 2013 phoprovided by ABC televisi'This Week' host George Stephanopoulos left interviews former NBA star Dennis

In this Sunday March 3, 2013, photo provided by ABC television "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos, left, interviews former NBA star Dennis Rodman, just back from a visit with North Korea's young leader Kim Jong Un, in studio in New York. Kim Jong Un doesn't really want war with the superpower, just a call from President Barack Obama to chat about their shared love of basketball, says erstwhile diplomat Rodman."He loves basketball. ... I said Obama loves basketball. Let's start there" as a way to warm up relations between U.S. and North Korea", Rodman said. (AP Photo/ABC Television, Lorenzo Bevilacqua)

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Updated: March 3, 2013 4:17PM

Former Chicago Bull Dennis Rodman, fresh from a trip to North Korea, was on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” Sunday morning to talk about his new “friend,” Kim Jong Un. Read it and watch it on the Politics Blog.

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