Slapstick comedian, MMA commentator and host of one of many world’s largest podcasts Joe Rogan has invoked the ire of the web mob for suggesting that woke tradition is slowly silencing straight white males.
Rogan has courted controversy a number of occasions since migrating his podcast from YouTube to Spotify, with a number of of the corporate’s staff threatening to give up until they got editorial oversight on his present and its, at occasions, controversial content material.
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Whereas discussing whether or not it’s doable to make edgy comedy anymore with fellow comic Joe Record, the 53-year-old podcaster claimed that an individual can “by no means be woke sufficient” to fulfill the web mob. He added that, even when society does undergo the calls for of the woke crowd, it should nonetheless attain the purpose the place “straight white males” received’t be allowed to talk.
“It retains going. It retains going additional and additional and additional down the road, and if you happen to get to the purpose the place you capitulate, the place you conform to all these calls for, it’ll finally get to the place straight white males should not allowed to speak,” Rogan instructed Record.
He took it one step additional and instructed that it could even attain the purpose the place straight white males should not allowed to go exterior “as a result of so many individuals had been imprisoned for thus many – I’m not joking, it actually will get there. It’s that loopy.”
Rogan closed his diatribe with a name to arms, of types, saying: “We simply gotta be good to one another, man. And there’s lots of people which might be profiting from this weirdness in our tradition, after which that turns into their factor.”
As anticipated, Rogan quickly trended on Twitter having efficiently baited the woke crowd, lots of whom directed their foul-mouthed fury on the podcaster for suggesting any such censorship of straight white male voices on-line.
Joe Rogan actually thinks that straight white males are combating for his or her proper to proceed being allowed to talk? He's that insecure about folks in different demographics lastly get a shot at an equal voice? What a fucking loser.
— Palmer Report (@PalmerReport) Might 18, 2021
Can Joe Rogan level to someday in American historical past the place straight white males shut the fuck up?
If you happen to begin the clock in 1787 they've had roughly 85,500 alternatives to present it a relaxation for A DAY, and have by no means ONCE let the goddamn Earth spin with out providing an opinion. https://t.co/ZsIwzZnmCT
— Elie Mystal (@ElieNYC) Might 18, 2021
I observe @TheOnion and thought this was their headline. However… no…
— Totally Vaxxed & Nonetheless Masked (@OppositeInverse) Might 17, 2021
somebody pay me as a lot as joe rogan to close the fuck up. i’ll do it. i promise. https://t.co/wTEET5EUf9
— scaachi (@Scaachi) Might 18, 2021
Rogan’s defenders weren’t in brief provide both, together with conservative commentator Tomi Lahren, who stated “it’s open season on white males.”
Nicely @joerogan is correct, it’s open season on straight white males and y’all have to cease bowing to the mob. Cease apologizing for being straight white males!
— Tomi Lahren (@TomiLahren) Might 17, 2021
No person else is even near his podcast. Why do you assume they’re all the time making an attempt to “get” him? It’s the identical actual factor with Tucker Carlson.
— MC (@mitchellfoxtec) Might 18, 2021
Some claimed Rogan’s detractors had by no means truly listened to his podcasts, which frequently function prolonged discussions with extra nuance than Twitter’s character restrict permits.
Simply guessing you've by no means truly listened to his podcast
— ZMOT Professional (@MackiewiczPaul) Might 18, 2021
He's not in opposition to different demographics having an equal voice, he doesn't say that in any respect or ever. And when he's speaking about cancel tradition, he's speaking about what you're doing proper now by telling him to not voice his opinion. Dave Chappelle has been expressing the identical shit.
— Michael J. Kospiah (@MichaelJKospiah) Might 18, 2021
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