About 24 hours after apologizing and promising to “have all the pertinent facts at hand” when discussing the coronavirus pandemic, Spotify podcaster Joe Rogan again tweeted an incorrect story about the drug ivermectin.
Joe Rogan Gone Mad?
The medication has become a cause in right-wing media circles and Rogan ― one of its biggest backers ― tweeted: “Well lookie here” along with a story claiming the drug was effective against omicron in a phase III clinical trial.
That turned out to be incorrect and the story was updated. Although Rogan deleted his tweet, he did not issue any kind of correction or followup statement. However, his tweet was preserved online by several people to Fact Check it.
Joe Hide Yo Ass From Fact Police
Rogan, who reportedly received $100 million from Spotify for the rights to his podcast, has talked up ivermectin on his show and even took it himself ― along with multiple other treatments ― when he got sick with COVID-19.
$100 Million & Still Dumb
Rogan and Spotify have come under fire recently for spreading misinformation about the virus and the vaccine. Rock legend Neil Young pulled his music from the company because of Rogan’s popular podcast.
“They can have Rogan or Young, Not both.”
After Neil Young's Statement other artist like iconic singer Joni Mitchell followed the 'Boycott Spotify'. After which Rogan - Claiming to be a fan of both - issued an apology and vowed to provide more authentic information. However, that vow seems to have lasted just 24 hours.
No Spotify No Joe Rogan