Former President Donald Trump, who has had his share of controversies, has a clear message for Joe Rogan – don’t apologize! And, apparently, Rogan is listening.
Rogan addressed the controversy on his show saying, “This is a political hit job. They’re taking all this stuff I’ve ever said that’s wrong and smushing it together.”
This comes as Trump weighed in on the controversy with a statement on Monday writing, “Joe Rogan is an interesting and popular guy, but he’s got to stop apologizing to the Fake News and Radical Left maniacs and lunatics,”
“How many ways can you say you’re sorry?” Trump asked. “Joe, just go about what you do so well and don’t let them make you look weak and frightened.” he continued. “That’s not you and it never will be!”
Rogan issued an apology on Saturday for using the N-word on his Podcast. That was in relation to a compilation of him using the slur that went viral.
“There’s nothing I can do to take that back. I wish I could. Obviously, that’s not possible,” Rogan added.
“I certainly wasn’t trying to be racist, and I certainly would never want to offend someone for entertainment with something as stupid as racism,” he apologized.
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek stands by his company’s decision not to boot Rogan from the Platform.
Earlier this month, musicians Neil Young and Joni Mitchell quit Spotify after accusing Rogan of spreading COVID-19 misinformation.
Rogan then said that he is sorry about the whole situation his “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast caused.
“I am not trying to promote misinformation. I’m not trying to be controversial… I’ve never tried to do anything with this podcast other than just talk to people and have interesting conversations.” he then explained.
As a result of the whole saga, Rogan removed some of his podcast episodes from Spotify.