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Aaron Rodgers Loses Sponsorship Over Vaccine Views

Wisconsin's Prevea Health cuts ties

(Newser) - Update: Aaron Rodgers has lost a major sponsorship over his vaccination controversy . Prevea Health, a health care provider in Wisconsin, is cutting ties with the Green Bay QB, reports USA Today . Rogers tested positive for COVID after going unvaccinated, and in an interview Friday, he challenged the efficacy of the...

Joe Rogan Posts Negative COVID Test

Podcaster only just revealed diagnosis Wednesday

(Newser) - Days after revealing he'd tested positive for COVID-19, Joe Rogan posted a negative test result to his Instagram Friday. "Tested negative today! Thanks for all the kind wishes!" the podcaster wrote along with a photo of a digital readout. Just the previous Wednesday, the Joe Rogan Experience...

Joe Rogan Has COVID

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Joe Rogan Has COVID

It's not clear whether the podcast host is vaccinated

(Newser) - Joe Rogan, the influential podcaster who went from interviewing an early predicter of just how bad the pandemic would get to questioning the importance of coronavirus vaccines , now has COVID-19. Rogan, one of the highest paid podcasters in the world for his Joe Rogan Experience on Spotify, announced the news...

Joe Rogan Fans Feared a Hit Piece. This Isn't One
'Maybe There Were 
Two Joe Rogans'

'Maybe There Were Two Joe Rogans'

'New York Times' takes a long look at the controversial podcaster

(Newser) - When the Joe Rogan universe learned the New York Times was working on a story about him, the word went out that a "hit piece" was in progress. Rogan himself, who typically avoids interviews with print media, did not grant one to Matt Flegenheimer. Now that the story is...

Joe Rogan: 'Woke' Culture Will Silence Straight White Men
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Joe Rogan: Soon Straight White Men Won't Be Allowed Outside

Thanks to 'woke' culture, he says

(Newser) - Joe Rogan is once again courting controversy, though this time not related to his opinion on COVID-19 vaccines . The Spotify podcaster complained last week, during a sit-down with standup comedian Joe List, about "woke" culture, claiming that comedy movies are in danger of being "canceled" entirely and that...

Joe Rogan Returns to the Subject of Vaccines

Says 'I'm not a doctor'

(Newser) - Joe Rogan says he's not against vaccines—but he appears to be sticking to his view that young people don't need one for COVID-19. After the White House and Dr. Anthony Fauci countered Rogan's claims made on The Joe Rogan Experience last week, the podcast host again...

Joe Rogan's Spotify Comments on Vaccinations Get Notice

Podcast host said the idea of a child receiving a COVID-19 vaccine was 'crazy'

(Newser) - In January, Spotify removed podcast host Pete Evans for spreading misinformation, saying it bans the promotion of "misleading content about COVID-19 that may cause offline harm and/or pose a direct threat to public health." Now, onlookers are waiting to see if and how that policy will apply to...

Spotify Faces Backlash Over Alex Jones Appearance

He was a guest on Joe Rogan's podcast

(Newser) - Alex Jones has been banned from Spotify and other major tech platforms—but the conspiracy theorist could still be heard on Joe Rogan's Spotify podcast Tuesday. The libertarian host uploaded a three-hour interview with Jones, causing a backlash from listeners who said Jones was spreading misinformation about vaccines and...

Joe Rogan on Wildfire Rumors: 'I'm Very Upset With Myself'

Podcast host apologizes for spreading misinformation about fires out West

(Newser) - Comedian Joe Rogan moved his popular eponymous podcast to Spotify at the beginning of the month, and he got things moving last week by making an accusation regarding wildfires near Portland, Ore. "There is a madness going on there," Rogan said during Thursday's podcast, per CNN Business...

Podcaster Joe Rogan Under Fire for Old Video

Rogan laughed as a comedian boasted about coercing women into sex

(Newser) - Joe Rogan was laughing then—not sure he is now. The podcaster is under fire after a video emerged of him laughing while a comedian boasted about coercing women into giving oral sex, the New York Post reports. In the 2011 video of Rogan's podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience,...

Podcaster Joe Rogan Just Struck a $100M Deal
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A Big Podcaster Just Struck a Deal for 9 Figures

Joe Rogan's show is moving exclusively to Spotify for a reported $100M

(Newser) - Joe Rogan has one of the most popular podcasts in the world, and Forbes figures he made about $30 million last year off it. That was enough to make him the highest-paid podcaster of 2019, but Rogan is now getting a very large raise. The Joe Rogan Experience is moving...

Snowden: I Looked for Government Proof of Aliens, Found None

NSA leaker talks to Joe Rogan

(Newser) - Extraterrestrial enthusiasts may be disappointed to hear Edward Snowden's official take on the matter: The infamous NSA leaker doesn't think the government is hiding evidence of extraterrestrial life. While he was a contractor at the National Security Agency, "I had ridiculous access to the networks of the...

Musk Puffed on a Joint. Now, Consequences

NASA to conduct safety review of SpaceX, Boeing: 'WaPo'

(Newser) - NASA will embark next year on a months-long investigation into SpaceX and Boeing to "ensure the companies are meeting NASA's requirements for workplace safety, including the adherence to a drug-free environment." Those final words are key. Though a safety review of companies enlisted to carry NASA astronauts...

Elon Musk's 'Jarring' Move: Taking Puff of Joint on Video

Says his brain is like a 'never-ending explosion' in Joe Rogan podcast

(Newser) - Elon Musk has a word of caution for anyone who envies his lifestyle. "I don't think you'd necessarily want to be me," he told podcaster Joe Rogan in an interview that lasted more than two hours. "I don't think people would like it that...

Anheuser-Busch to UFC: Enough With the Homophobia

Sponsor cites concern over 'certain remarks' made by athletes

(Newser) - After a series of sexist and homophobic comments from Ultimate Fighting Championship competitors, sponsor Anheuser-Busch has had it. The company issued a warning to the UFC over "certain remarks made by some of its fighters," says a spokesman. "If the incidents continue, we will act." Advocacy...

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