Feed Frenzy: Happy Birthday, Mr. Dictator

Former NBA pro Dennis Rodman sang solo for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's birthday.
3:00 | 01/09/14

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

More information on this video
Enhanced full screen
Explore related content
Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Feed Frenzy: Happy Birthday, Mr. Dictator
Former nba pro dennis rodman was back in north korea today with a group of former nba stars with some basketball diplomacy. A game against the north korean team. The shootout in honor of the birthday of infamous north korean leader kim jong-un. And when one celebrates this special day with a close friend, well, there's that song to be sung. ♪ Happy birthday to you ♪ ♪ happy birthday to you. Rodman believes he's doing important work. Today, the state department reasserted it wants nothing to do with rodman's diplomacy. There's actually a long history of celebrities singing sometimes unwittingly. At a concert this summer, jennifer lopez was asked to sing happy birthday to the country's oppressive leader. ♪ Happy birthday to you ♪ ♪ happy birthday to you ♪ after human rights watch complained, a spokesperson apologized saying had there been knowledge of human rightsish shufs any kind, jennifer would not have attended. And gadhafi apparently really loved american pop music. The libyan dictator hired the likes of usher, mariah carey, 50 cent and beyonce. Almost all of them ended up donating that concert money to

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"id":21472192,"title":"Feed Frenzy: Happy Birthday, Mr. Dictator","duration":"3:00","description":"Former NBA pro Dennis Rodman sang solo for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's birthday.","section":"Nightline","mediaType":"Default"}