Dennis Rodman is headed to the Vatican to meet the new Pope, seriously

Dennis Rodman is starting to scare us, more than he did before. (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Dennis Rodman is starting to scare us, more than he did before. (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

We have to admit, it scares us just a little that Dennis Rodman has been in absolutely every headline lately.

First, it was off to North Korea where he made a “friend for life” in Kim Jong-un.

Then it was getting kicked out of a hotel bar for raving about his new buddy, followed by stating that he was going to return in order to bring peace between the United States and North Korea.

The most recent headline, however, might just be the most bizarre yet. According to TMZ, Rodman is on his way to the Vatican to meet the new Pope.

Rodman tells TMZ … his “people” in Rome have been in touch with the muckety mucks at the Vatican and they’re trying to arrange a sit-down with the next person to don the big funny hat.

As for what Dennis wants to accomplish … he tells TMZ, “I want to be anywhere in the world that I’m needed … I want to spread a message of peace and love throughout the world.”

Rodman cites his March North Korean excursion — where he met with leader Kim Jong Un — as proof he’s the right man to hash out a peace plan … claiming he broke barriers in the DPRK nobody else could.

Seriously, we wish we could make this story up.

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