Hard Drinking NBA Hall Of Famer Owes Nearly $1 Million In Child and Spousal Support
There’s one thing to respect about Dennis Rodman. He realized that as a rebounder and not a scorer, he was not going to make the big bucks, even he was the best in the NBA at that special craft.
So he did something to create a personality for himself. Odd, seemingly erratic behavior – he once was seen shooting free throws alone in the arena after midnight – at first first caused people to approach with caution. Then he added tattoos, earrings and wedding dresses to his act.
Suddenly, he was dating Madonna and marrying Carmen Electra.
The problem with Rodman was that he could no longer separate Rodman the person and basketball player from Rodman the celebrity.
His behavior became not just outlandish and entertaining, but increasingly work and bizarre.
He was once booted from the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach for attempting to crash the hospitality tents.
And now, he owes an ex-wife $860,376 in child and spousal support. If he doesn’t come up with the money by Memorial Day weekend, he could go to jail (though for just 20 days). Heck, Rodman probably once spent $860,376 partying in Las Vegas on a single Memorial Day weekend.
But now he claims he’s broke. He supposedly can’t find work and he said his lifestyle costs $30,000 a month (and that was in 2004). “His sickness (alcoholism) impacts his ability to get work,” his financial advisor, Peggy Williams, told the Los Angeles Times.
So what should Rodman, now 50, do next?
Get his act together. What he needs is a a life coach to curtail his lavish lifestyle.
Sideline Sam has just the person for the job. If Rodman willing to listen. It could lead to the biggest rebound of his life.