Dennis Rodman met with the FBI to discuss his North Korea trip. (Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images)
Dennis Rodman's relationship with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un appears to have piqued the interest of the FBI.
The narrative took yet another turn this week when the Miami Herald revealed that Rodman said he was contacted by the federal agency to inform them of what he saw while visiting the country in February with Harlem Globetrotters and a film crew for a documentary.
Rodman, who was invited back by Kim Jong Un in August and said he wants to go, told the Herald that the FBI wanted to know "what went on" and "who's really in charge" in the country:
"I have been contacted by the FBI and I met with them. They wanted to know what went on and who's really in charge in North Korea. I have been invited back to North Korea in August and I want to go. I'm not a total idiot. I know what Kim Jong-un is threatening to do regarding his military muscle. I hope it doesn't happen because America will take whatever actions to protect America and our allies. I do think, umm, you know, that we have to talk to people who want to cause us harm so hopefully they won't. I've been talking to folks for years who don't get what I'm about but that's cool, 'cause once they walk away they like me. I might be able to keep folks' heads cool. We all going to find a way to get along and keep peace."