Joe Rogan has found himself in a lot of controversies in the past few months. Ranging from his stance on the Covid vaccine to the clips of him saying the N-word. It appears despite the major backlash those have only worked in his favor.

British political commentator Douglas Murray recently appeared on The Joe Rogan Experience this Friday and posed some questions to the host. “You have been put through the wringer since we last met,” Murray said. “They did a number on you. Wow.”

In response to his guest, the UFC commentator claimed that his recent controversies have garnered him two million additional subscribers.

“It’s interesting, my subscriptions went up massively — that’s what’s crazy,” Rogan replied. “During the height of it all, I gained two million subscribers … Yeah, [the media] went for it. It’s also fortunate that the people who went for it were CNN. They’re so untrustworthy and people know how biased they are and socially weird their anchors are.”


Rogan hosts his massively popular podcast on Spotify in a deal that is reportedly worth $200 million. While the streaming platform doesn’t release the subscriber numbers, JRE is considered to be the biggest podcast in the world with an estimate of 11 million listeners per month. The numbers are only going to increase in the future. It appears the long time UFC commentator’s career has grown immune to cancel culture.

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Bhupen Dange

Bhupen is a freelance writer for Ringside News and Thirsty For News; he is pursuing further studies in Computer Science. Since high school, he has actively participated in athletic activities, and when he is not playing video games, he spends his time in the gym training, watching movies, and walking his dog outside.

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