As talented of a quarterback as Aaron Rodgers is, his views on the Covid-19 vaccines have been controversial for a while now. The latest opinion to come out of his mouth has to be an eye-opener.
Things got really awkward for Rodgers during Barstool Sports’ Pardon My Take podcast, when this past Monday when the hosts asked the quarterback how many ‘grandmothers’ he’s killed so far. The answer would have the host speechless.
“I think in general, I’d like to present myself how I see myself, unapologetically authentic. And, like me or don’t like me, it’s not my concern at this point. My concern is just speaking the truth,”
Aaron, mocked the drama, “‘oooh, immunization, vaccination!’” over his decision not to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The podcast’s hosts, Eric “PFT Commenter” Sollenberger and Dan “Big Cat” Katz, tried to get in on the craziness but got themselves in a situation that’s too awkward.
“How many people do you think you killed? What’s your count?” asked PFT Commenter. “How many grandmothers?” added Big Cat. “Let’s just do grandmothers.”
“I mean, I know you guys are f-cking around, but I don’t find that part funny. I really don’t,” said Aaron. Dan Katz muttered, “Oh Sh-t,” and shifted the conversation. “It actually is one of my favorite things I was able to do off of that whole immunization thing is tweet that you should be in jail. I would have people who’d get the joke, and then there would be like a ton of people who’d be like, ‘Oh, you like — you think COVID is so real, he should be in jail.’ And it was just, my mentions would just be a mess!” Aaron then joked, “And probably a lot of people said, ‘F-ck, yeah, put him in jail — Get that liar in jail.’”
In August of 2021, Aaron told reporters he had been “immunized,” however, months later after he tested positive for COVID-19. It was then when he came under great scrutiny. Rodgers was fined $14,650 for breaking NFL COVID-19 protocols, while his team, the Green Bay Packers, was also fined $300,000. Only time will tell if this is the last chapter in the popular quarterback’s controversy.
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