Freedom of speech is a fundamental right in several countries all over the world. However, that has been proven wrong in various instances as social media has shown that it dictates what can be said and what cannot. Joe Rogan has been controversial for a long time, but it seems he continues to draw the ire of fans yet again.
UFC commentator Joe Rogan has faced a lot of trials and tribulations throughout his career. He also has one of the most popular podcasts on Spotify. Joe Rogan took a week-long absence from his podcast at Spotify as he was blasted for accusations that he openly welcomed false public health information on his show.
Joe Rogan previously claimed that he never used the n-word to be racist after getting blasted by numerous fans and celebrities alike. Even the CEO of Spotify condemned him for his racist comments.
Despite this, he also has his fair share of defenders, including the likes of Donald Trump. While speaking on the Full Send podcast, Donald Trump talked about Joe Rogan’s n-word controversy and stated that he doesn’t believe Rogan is a racist.
“Joe Rogan is not a racist, okay? He’s a very interesting guy that people like listening to. But you know they’ve been hitting him pretty hard. I did tell him one thing, ‘Stop apologizing.'”
Joe Rogan even previously hired armed bodyguards amidst the racist controversy. Spotify also removed over 70 episodes of Joe Rogan’s podcast so far. The controversy might have died down for now, but it is not known whether Rogan will make headlines again for some other reason or not.
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