Dennis Rodman has endorsed Donald Trump for president.
On Friday, the five-time NBA champion tweeted that the Donald “has been a great friend for many years.”“We don’t need another politician, we need a businessman like Mr. Trump! Trump 2016,” he added.Trump responded on Twitter, writing, “Thank you @DennisRodman. It’s time to #MakeAmericaGreatAgain! I hope you are doing well!”Rodman previously appeared on Donald Trump’s NBC television show “The Celebrity Apprentice” and was the fifth contestant fired, of 16 total contestants.He announced his support of Trump only an hour after defending World Wrestling Entertainment legend Hulk Hogan in separate tweets. Hogan was released from the WWE after audio of him using racial slurs reportedly surfaced.“I’ve known @HulkHogan for 25 years,” Rodman, who has previously appeared in the WWE, tweeted. “There isn’t a racist bone in that mans [sic] body.”The former NBA All-Star has previously drawn controversy for traveling to North Korea and playing in a basketball game for the country’s dictator, Kim Jong-un.Rodman defended the trip by calling the North Korean leader a “friend.”