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Joe Rogan slams woke chat show host Stephen Colbert’s COVID ‘psychosis’

Joe Rogan slammed Stephen Colbert in his newest podcast, calling the late-night speak show host’s excessive COVID warning a part of a pattern he branded ‘mass psychosis.’ 

On Tuesday’s episode of The Joe Rogan Experience, Rogan and his visitor MMA fighter Jake Shields joked about how they used to assume Colbert was humorous, however now finds him – and his vaccine jokes – ‘cringe,’ based on Mediaite.  

Rogan additionally introduced up a video that exhibits an unmasked Colbert dancing with masked Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at a ‘We Love NYC’ live performance occasion in August of 2021. 

‘There’s this video of Colbert dancing with Chuck Schumer and so they high-five one another. It’s so unusual,’ he exclaimed. 

Joe Rogan slammed Stephen Colbert in an interview on his show Tuesday, calling the late-night talk show host's push for COVID vaccines 'mass psychosis'

Joe Rogan slammed Stephen Colbert in an interview on his show Tuesday, calling the late-night speak show host’s push for COVID vaccines ‘mass psychosis’

Rogan's guest MMA fighter Jake Shields said he used to think Colbert was funny, but now finds him - and his vaccine jokes - 'cringe,' according to Mediaite

Rogan’s visitor MMA fighter Jake Shields stated he used to assume Colbert was humorous, however now finds him – and his vaccine jokes – ‘cringe,’ based on Mediaite 

‘They’re high-fiving and Schumer is dancing exterior with a masks on. Like that is going to go down in historical past, like this time — this is sort of a mass psychosis.’

Rogan’s visitor introduced up Colbert when Rogan stated ‘if I had been born in another period, all of my jobs besides being a humorist could be non-existent.’ 

‘You would in all probability be doing like a late-night speak show,’ Shields responded. ‘Think how horrible that might be.’

‘They would by no means give me one,’ Rogan admitted. ‘I assure you they’d by no means give me one.’ 

‘Or you’d need to be like Stephen Colbert,’ Shields added. ‘It’s unhappy seeing like Stephen Colbert, trigger I used to assume he was humorous. But now it is similar to — he is cringe.’

‘He’s bizarre, proper!’ Rogan stated. 

‘The vax factor, you are like oh my God that is so laborious to look at!’ Shields stated.

‘The vaccine songs! That was unusual,’ Rogan replied. ‘I wanna be within the meeting the place they pitch that. Like here is the factor ‘we’re gonna go da — da — da — dada — da vaccines!’ Like the place’s the joke? Where’s the joke? Are individuals going to look at this?’

‘You marvel, is a man completely happy like that doing a job or is he similar to the money. It’s positively — I assume individuals get so connected to being well-known and money they’re going to do no matter it takes.’ Shields stated. 

‘I wager it is, for certain, very profitable, he will get lots of money, I wager he enjoys being the star of a show, he enjoys being on the in — on the in-crowd,’ Rogan stated.

The dialogue on Tuesday’s show is simply the most recent headline-grabbing incident for Rogan, who faces a boycott from artists who pulled their music from Spotify – the service Rogan makes use of solely to air his podcast – over his COVID-19 feedback and use of racial slurs. 

Rogan brought up a video that shows an unmasked Colbert dancing with masked Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at a 'We Love NYC' concert event in August of 2021

Rogan introduced up a video that exhibits an unmasked Colbert dancing with masked Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at a ‘We Love NYC’ live performance occasion in August of 2021

Rogan said: 'They're high-fiving and Schumer is dancing outside with a mask on. Like this is going to go down in history, like this time — this is like a mass psychosis'

Rogan stated: ‘They’re high-fiving and Schumer is dancing exterior with a masks on. Like that is going to go down in historical past, like this time — this is sort of a mass psychosis’

Critics referred to as on the streaming service to cancel the Joe Rogan Experience host’s $200million deal for spreading ‘misinformation’ relating to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Rogan garnered controversy after a December 31 podcast of The Joe Rogan Experience wherein he chat with Dr. Robert Malone, an anti-vaccine proponent who was beforehand banned from Twitter over the unfold of COVID misinformation. 

But even when Rogan examined constructive for COVID final fall, he stated that he was in a position to get better inside three days because of a number of therapies, together with the much-talked about anti-parasite drug ivermectin, which is used to deal with infections in horses and cows.

Earlier this year, Rogan addressed the backlash and stated listeners ought to take his phrases with a grain of salt as a result of he ‘talks sh*t for a residing.’ 

‘I speak sh*t for a residing – that is why that is so baffling to me,’ Rogan stated throughout an look on the Vulcan Gas Company in Austin, referring to the backlash he is confronted from stars like Neil Young for anti-vax data that is been mentioned on his podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, which is unique to Spotify.

‘If you are taking vaccine recommendation from me, is that basically my fault?’ Rogan requested followers in his first public look since folk-rock icon Young pulled his discography from the platform over the controversy, spurring others to comply with swimsuit and name for the Swedish streaming service to nix their $100million unique cope with the comic.

‘What dumb sh*t had been you about to do when my silly concept sounded higher? “You know that dude who made people people eat animal d***s on TV? How does he feel about medicine?”‘ the previous Fear Factor host quipped regarding the retaliation he is confronted for his and company’ numerous opinions on the virus – and particularly, vaccines – expressed on the show.

‘If you need my recommendation, do not take my recommendation,’ he declared.

Embattled Spotify podcaster Joe Rogan addressed his COVID misinformation controversy during a comedy set in Texas Tuesday, saying that listeners should take his words with a grain of salt because he 'talks sh*t for a living'

Embattled Spotify podcaster Joe Rogan addressed his COVID misinformation controversy throughout a comedy set in Texas Tuesday, saying that listeners ought to take his phrases with a grain of salt as a result of he ‘talks sh*t for a residing’

In January, a bunch of 270 docs and scientists signed an open letter to Spotify accusing Rogan of pushing ‘anti-vax misinformation’ and branding him a ‘menace to public well being’.

After Spotify did not reply to the letter, musicians Neil Young and Joni Mitchell led a boycott and pulled their music from the streaming platform.

Spotify ultimately launched content material advisory warnings on episodes that embody dialogue about COVID-19 on a rolling foundation.

Then in February, clips resurfaced from Rogan’s podcast wherein he used the N-word over 20 occasions. 

‘Somebody made a compilation of each time I stated that phrase over 14 years and so they put it on YouTube, and it turned out that was racist as f***. Even to me! I’m me and I’m watching it saying, ‘Stop saying it!’ I put my cursor over the video and I’m like, ‘Four extra minutes?!’ 

‘I have never used that phrase in years. But it is form of bizarre individuals will get actually mad for those who use that phrase and tweet about it on a cellphone that is made by slaves,’ he added, presumably a coy reference to Apple’s iPhone’s made by low-wage staff in China.

Rogan confronted swift backlash after his n-word compilation was posted Friday, with celebrities like singer India Arie including to the strain on Spotify boss Daniel Ek to kick his $100 million star off the streaming service. 

He later apologized, calling it ‘probably the most regretful and shameful factor I’ve ever needed to discuss publicly.’ 

Spotify subsequently eliminated a slew of episodes of Rogan’s podcast from their website, together with those that contained the unstable language.

Ek stated in a message to workers that Rogan’s racist language was ‘extremely hurtful’ and that the host stood behind the removing of the handfuls of episodes of his show, however reiterated that the company wouldn’t half methods with Rogan – their hottest podcaster. 

Rogan’s brush with controversy did not finish there. 

In March, Rogan slammed workers of huge Bay Area tech companies as woke ‘activists’ on his podcast, labeling workers for corporations equivalent to Google as ‘mentally sick’ and ‘lunatics who’re working the asylum to a sure extent.’

Speaking to Silicon Valley vet Antonio García Martínez, an ex-engineer at Apple and Facebook who was fired by the Mac maker after staffers petitioned to have him nixed over ‘misogynistic’ writings in his autobiographical guide, wherein he wrote ‘girls within the Valley are ‘stuffed with sh*t’ and likened a former Indian coworker to a ‘bored auto-rickshaw driver from Delhi.’

Rogan requested the seasoned tech specialist what it was wish to work on the two tech giants, however earlier than the visitor might answer, he recalled a dialog with a ‘good buddy’ who labored at Google earlier than leaving for an additional ‘giant tech company’

‘And the best way she described it to me she’s like it’s utter insanity,’ the UFC commentator stated. ‘And the lunatics are working the asylum to a sure extent’ 

Rogan additionally frustratingly remarked that each time these woke staff are ‘confronted’ over not getting work performed, ‘they discuss their activism.’

Joe Rogan posted a nearly six minute video to Instagram Saturday in which he spoke about a video of him that contained resurfaced clips of him saying the N-word on his podcast

Joe Rogan posted an almost six minute video to Instagram Saturday wherein he spoke a couple of video of him that contained resurfaced clips of him saying the N-word on his podcast

To date, Spotify has eliminated not less than 113 episodes of The Joe Rogan Experience – with most episodes which have been taken down recorded involving far-right commentators.

The podcaster was supported by some conservative media figures who pledged to defend his freedom of speech.

Donald Trump Jr condemned ‘the woke mob’ for making an attempt to cancel Rogan.

Conservative commentator and Daily Wire founder Ben Shapiro additionally voiced his help for Rogan and accused the left of utilizing his later racial slurs controversy to ‘destroy a man who would not carry water for these with institutional energy.’

The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, who has been largely criticized for his vaccine skepticism and the best way he is ruled the nation all through the pandemic, additionally backed Rogan on the social media platform.

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek first responded to the controversy surrounding Rogan’s feedback relating to COVID and vaccines in opposition to the lethal virus in an official assertion in January, saying Spotify could be including COVID-19 content material advisories to all podcast episodes that cover the virus.

Spotify chief executive Daniel Ek (pictured) has stressed the importance of free speech and providing a platform that shares differing views

Spotify chief govt Daniel Ek (pictured) has burdened the significance of free speech and offering a platform that shares differing views

Spotify released a statement Sunday saying that while it doesn't always 'get it right, we are committed to learning, growing and evolving'

Spotify launched a press release Sunday saying that whereas it would not all the time ‘get it proper, we’re dedicated to studying, rising and evolving’

Ek pushed again at workers demanding Rogan be ousted from the service’s catalog, saying the controversial podcaster is significant to the platform’s future and it is not the company’s place to ‘dictate the discourse’ of his show.

‘There are many issues that Joe Rogan says that I strongly disagree with and discover very offensive,’ Ek stated at a company city corridor.

But ‘if we would like even a shot at reaching our daring ambitions, it can imply having content material on Spotify that many people is probably not proud to be related to.’

Rogan publicly addressed the controversy earlier this year in a put up discussing ‘a number of the controversy that is been occurring over the previous few days.’

He instructed followers on Instagram: ‘I do not all the time get it proper. I’ll do my greatest to attempt to steadiness out these extra controversial viewpoints with different individuals’s views so we will perhaps discover a higher standpoint.’

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