“At least someone tried,” he continued. “So that’s how I look at it. You know, I don’t want to be a hero, I don’t want to be this, I don’t want to be that. I just wanted to be, just do happy things and do great things in life. That’s all I wanted to do. That’s it.”
“I don’t want people to look at me as the devil or evil person,” Mr. Rodman said. “If I put anyone in harm’s way, I apologize, you know. If you don’t want me to go back there ever again, I won’t go back.
Shortly after his return from North Korea, the retired basketball player entered a New Jersey-based alcohol rehabilitation facility. He has said he did not enter the facility for alcoholism but that he simply “needed to decompress from all the things I was going through, ESPN reported.