Choose friends carefully


I wonder if Dennis Rodman read the Aug. 30 article Kim’s ex-girlfriend reportedly executed. It informs us of the apparent slaughter of a dozen North Korean performers. Upon the order of leader Kim Jong Un the 12 performers were shot to death execution style while their families and friends were forced to watch. The artists, including Kim’s former girlfriend, were executed for violating anti-pornography laws.

It’s ironic that Rodman, sometimes seen dressed as a female or frequenting night clubs and strip bars, called Kim Jong Un a friend for life after his recent much publicized visit to North Korea. The moral of this story is that we all, especially famous ex-sports stars, need to be careful whom we align ourselves with in life.

Geoff Willerton, Miami

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