Aaron Rodgers has by no means been afraid to talk his thoughts, and he isn’t stopping any time quickly.
The four-time MVP discovered himself on the heart of controversy when he stated he was “immunized” from COVID-19 in the course of the 2021 NFL season, main folks to consider he was vaccinated in opposition to the virus when he was, and is, not.
Rodgers has continued to be outspoken in opposition to vaccine mandates, and says it’s his duty to take action.
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“Ultimately, you’re on a choice. You stand for one thing, you stand courageously for what you consider in, or the alternative aspect of that’s you say nothing and also you’re a coward. And I wasn’t prepared to do this,” Rodgers stated throughout his look on “The Joe Rogan Expertise.”
“Now, say no matter you need about the best way I went about doing it – in the long run, I decided that was finest for me. And I’m gonna proceed speaking about these items, as a result of it’s necessary to me. I don’t need the reminiscences to be misplaced. I don’t need what I went by means of to get brushed over.”
Rodgers stated he needs to talk for the individuals who shouldn’t have his kind of platform to debate what they consider in.
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“I’ve a platform. Some folks need you to simply shut up and throw a soccer, and that’s effective. However there must be sure voices of purpose. Many individuals say I’m an fool, and I’m not sensible… However in the long run, I consider that what I did and what I stand for is a tricky place to be in, however I believe it’s an necessary duty to proceed to talk up and use my voice to offer different folks the permission to face up as nicely. As a result of there’s lots of people that consider within the issues that I consider in that don’t have the chance to do it, don’t have the braveness to do it, don’t have the platform to do it in, and I really feel like I can converse for a few of these folks, no matter what sort of crosshairs that places me in with some media members.”
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Rodgers has battled back-and-forth with those that proceed to tear his stance on COVID and vaccines. When former ESPN and MSNBC broadcaster Keith Olbermann stated Rodgers suffered “One other #SuddenLisfranc as a result of failure to vaccinate,” making enjoyable of his Achilles harm, Rodgers informed him to get his “fifth booster.”
Rodgers additionally stated he wished to have a tag-team match between himself and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in opposition to Dr. Anthony Fauci and “Mr. Pfizer” Travis Kelce.
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