Joe Rogan Apologizes After Viral Video Shows Him Repeatedly Using N-Word During Podcast Over The Years

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  • A video compilation of Joe Rogan using the N-word during his podcast over the years went viral on Twitter.
  • Rogan addressed the video on Friday night and apologized for his use of the n-word
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Joe Rogan has finally addressed the viral video compilation of him using the N-word that surfaced online.

Earlier this week a video showing Rogan using the N-word 24 times in 29 seconds went extremely viral.

Since then artist India Arie pulled her music from Spotify in protest of Rogan and even The Rock released a statement on Twitter regarding the popular podcaster’s use of the N-word.

On Friday night, Rogan apologized for repeatedly using the n-word in the past, saying, “it looks fucking horrible, even to me.” Rogan says that he used the word in context during discussions about comedians Redd Foxx and Richard Pryor but admits that he was wrong in doing so.

“There’s a video that’s out, that’s a compilation of me saying the N-word. It’s a video that’s made of clips taken out of context of me of … 12 years of conversations on my podcast, and it’s all smushed together, and it looks fuckin’ horrible, even to me.

“Now I know that to most people there’s no context where a white person is ever allowed to say that word, never mind publicly on a podcast, and I agree with that.”

“Now, I haven’t said it in years, but for a long time, when I would bring that word up, like if it would come up in conversation, instead of saying ‘the N-word’, I would just say the word.

“I thought as long as it was in context, people would understand what I was doing.”…”I do hope that this can be a teachable moment for anybody that doesn’t realize how offensive that word can be coming out of a white person’s mouth in context or out of context. My sincere and humble apologies, I wish there was more that I could say”

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