Joe Rogan, on his podcast, spoke about what it means to be black and unsurprisingly it did not go well with people. Now Trevor Noah mocked Joe on national TV for making such a comment.

In a recent podcast interview, Joe sat alongside an oft-criticized conservative figure, Jordan Peterson. Peterson made remarks about racial identity and skin tone that have since been called out as racist. Noah feigned surprise at Rogan’s comments by sarcastically replying.

“Oh my God! I’m not Black! I’m not Black! Joe Rogan’s right! I’m like a caramel mocha frappuccino. This changes everything, this changes everything. The police said I’m Black”

Rogan noted that Peterson has become an extremely polarizing figure in recent years. Joe pointed out that many on the left have accused Peterson of intolerance, bigotry, and hatefulness. The podcaster then recalled an exchange between Peterson and liberal academic Michael Eric Dyson.

Things went all south after this as Peterson went on to explain their exchange which turned out as offensive to people. Peterson took issue with Dyson highlighting his race, insisting “that’s a lie” to call him white. “I am kind of tan,” he declared. “And he was actually not Black, he was sort of brown.”

The exchange got even more bizarre when Rogan agreed and reasoned with his guest. Trevor felt compelled to weigh in on these two culture-war hustlers believing that people like him are not Black people. Noah later on the show tried to put things into perspective in order to inject some knowledge about the whole matter.

“The thing these guys seem to be ignoring is that Black people didn’t call themselves Black. You understand that, right? It’s not like Black people were like, ‘We’re Black.’ No. In Africa, we have tribes, we have cultures. Zulu, Xhosa, Baganda, Igbo, Wakandans! But then white people got there, and they were like, ‘Wow. There’s a lot of Black people here. A lot of Black people.’ Then in America, they invented a rule that if you had one drop of Black blood in you, that makes you Black, which defined how you were treated by the government and by society.”

People like Joe Rogan hold a place of power when it comes to influencing the masses. Being the biggest podcast host he should definitely think twice before complying or agreeing with an inappropriate comment. Ignorant rants like these would do more harm than good to the world.

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Anirban Biswas

Anirban Biswas has been writing for Thirsty For News since 2021 and has been covering various topics such as entertainment, music, and pop culture. In his free time, Anirban enjoys playing guitar, composing music and exploring new places.

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