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Dennis Rodman freaks out on CNN (VIDEO)

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Former NBA star Dennis Rodman speaks during a press conference in Antwerp, on November 10, 2009. (DIRK WAEM/AFP/Getty Images)

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NBA star Dennis Rodman and his "team" of former basketbal players are in Pyongyang, North Korea this week, just in time for the young Kim Jong Un's birthday on Wednesday.

What a lucky despot!

But Rodman, it seems, is tired of the media questioning the prudence of rewarding the boy leader, who is a big basketfall fan and by most accounts a psychopath, with a visit from 10 American basketball stars.

When CNN's Chris Cuomo asked him about it all, Rodman lost it. Not even a calming back pat from former New York Knick Charles Smith, who was apparently tapped to be the level-headed spokesperson for the group (a role he is not cut out for), could stop Rodman's outburst.

Things get really bad when Cuomo brings up Kenneth Bae, the American who the North Korean government accused of leading a Christian plot to overthrow it. Bae was sentenced to 15 years hard labor in 2012. Rodman almost seemed to suggest Bae was guilty before announcing the group was there only to play basketball, not politics.

It's all very confusing, as everything often is with Dennis Rodman. See it for yourself:

Now, back to the real world.