Dennis Rodman Launches Bad Boy Vodka
Dennis Rodman launches Bad Boy vodka.
Bad Boy via Facebook
"Bad boy" Dennis Rodman is hell-bent on making the world a better place -- one loony dictator and one cocktail at a time.
Most recently, the former basketball player, wrestler, actor, and bridal gown model told Sports Illustrated he should receive a Nobel Peace Prize for his unlikely friendship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
Now, he's introducing a new vodka.
Bad Boy Vodka is set for a July 27 launch date in California, with additional cities to follow.
The frosted white bottle features a bull and some tribal imagery -- a probable homage to his time with the Chicago Bulls and his love of tattoos. In a statement, Rodman says, "Bad Boy Vodka characterizes a tough and edgy, yet smooth and classic taste -- a perfect representation of who and what I am all about."
What's interesting is the fact that Rodman is putting his name behind a spirit despite struggling with alcohol addiction for years.
In the past, Rodman was admitted to several rehab clinics and was a cast member on Celebrity Rehab. In March 2012, Rodman's financial adviser told a California court that Rodman could not pay child and spousal support because of his alcoholism, saying, "His sickness impacts his ability to get work. This case, especially his wife filling for divorce, has put him on a binge that I have never seen before. He is extremely hurt and extremely sick. He is often unable to obtain work because of this sickness. And his sickness is getting increasingly worse."
Most recently, Rodman was escorted from a bar at the Time Hotel in New York City after he loudly "boasted to anyone within earshot about his time spent with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un", according to the Daily Mail.
Get the Food & Drink Newsletter
Our weekly guide to Miami dining includes food news and reviews, as well as dining events and interviews with chefs and restaurant owners.
More Food & Drink News
- Miami Spice 2015 at Fontainebleau: Scarpetta, Michael Mina 74, and Hakkasan's Weekend...
Sat., Oct. 3, 8:00pm
Sat., Oct. 24, 7:00pm
Sat., Oct. 31, 8:00pm
Thu., Jan. 14, 7:00pm
- The Best Miami Spice 2015 Menus, Part 2
- Jucy Lu's Three-Day Cleanse Is a Bacchanlia of Fruits, Veggies, and Exotic Ingredients