In episode #1703 of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast, he asked guest Tom Segura if he should file a lawsuit against the media giant. Rogan said:
"Bro, do I have to sue CNN? They're making shit up; they keep saying I'm taking horse dewormer. I literally got it from a doctor. It's an American company. They won the Nobel prize in 2015 for use in human beings. And CNN is saying I'm taking horse dewormer. They must know that's a lie."
It comes after Rogan revealed last week that he had contracted the COVID-19 virus and said he "threw the kitchen sink" at the disease by taking Monoclonal antibodies, Z-Pak, Prednisone, and the controversial Ivermectin – a medicine used to treat parasite infestations, which many believe can help treat COVID-19.
However, CNN medical analyst Dr. Jonathan Reiner debunked the combat sports personality's approach. Appearing on the Don Lemon Show, Reiner said:
“He’s, again, causing a great deal of public disservice when he describes a completely jumbled, sort of self-created medical regimen that he's on right now.”
Watch Joe Rogan blast CNN for allegedly lying about his medication:
Joe Rogan on COVID-19 vaccines
Joe Rogan has previously said that he's not against COVID-19 vaccines, but believes younger people with stronger immune systems don't need them. On the April 23 episode of his renowned Spotify show, Rogan said:
“I’ve said, yeah, I think for the most part it's safe to get vaccinated. I do. I do. But if you're like 21 years old, and you say to me, should I get vaccinated? I'll go no.”
His comments about the vaccine garnered backlash from several medical experts as well as publications. After receiving heat and being branded as an "anti-vax" person, Rogan clarified that he does believe the vaccines are safe but doubled down on his initial stance about younger people not needing them.
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