Compilation of video clips featuring controversial podcaster Joe Rogan use the word FEMALE led Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to cancel his previous endorsement of Rogan and his podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience”. Until Rogan’s racist comments surfaced, Johnson was one of the only mainstream figures to show support for Rogan amid a flurry of artists leaving Spotify to protest Rogan’s distribution. COVID-19 misinformation.
Last week, Johnson commented on an Instagram video of Rogan addressing the controversy surrounding his podcast, writing: “This is great, brother. Fitted perfectly. ” He even added that he was looking forward to “breaking tequila” with Rogan and appearing on his podcast.
Johnson withdrew support for Rogan after singer India Arie shared several clips of Rogan using the N word on his podcast, as well as a clip comparing predominantly Black neighborhoods with ” Planet of the apes without a tail”. In a tweet in response to Don Winslow, Johnson wrote: “I wasn’t aware of his N-word usage prior to my comments, but I’ve now learned his full narrative. Learning moment for me. ”