Charlamagne Tha God co-hosts the nationally syndicated radio show The Breakfast Club with DJ Envy and Angela Yee. He also hosts the late-night talk show Tha God’s Honest Truth on Comedy Central. Recently, he voiced his thoughts on Joe Rogan’s N-word controversy.
Charlamagne has been voicing his opinions loudly lately, regardless of the subject. Tha God was recently spotted asking VP Kamala Harris some contentious political questions. Now he’s weighing in on the Joe Rogan controversy, and he’s taken a slightly different stance than some may have expected.
“I actually really like what India Arie said,” he said. “Number one, she said she doesn’t think Joe Rogan is racist, she just thought it was insensitive.”
“If you’re a radio personality, a podcaster, rapper, comedian, artist in general– anybody that does this for living– if you open your mouth, and words come out for a living, you can’t be for censorship. And if you are from a certain era, there is no way in hell you can look at Joe Rogan and be like, that’s fu*ked up. That’s what’s killing me about all of this, the lack of self-awareness that some people have, the hypocrisy.”
“I don’t think there’s ever room for a white person to use the n-word.”
“The Planet of the Apes was the worst to one me, but by the way, that was twelve years ago. We’ve all made fu*ked up, terrible jokes. And I listen to Joe Rogan, I don’t know him personally like you do. I’ve met him twice, but I’ve been listening to him for over a decade. The one thing I’ve always liked about Joe is his self-awareness. If you go back and watch the Planet of the Apes thing, even in that commentary, he literally goes, ‘oh my bad, that’s fu*ked up. That was racist.'”
According to VladTv, he then concluded his point of view by saying, “The thing that really got me this week was the lack of self-awareness from some people. Cause I’m watching certain folks taking him to task and I’m like bro, I’ve been following you for years…”
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