Rogan has recently been a source of a big headache for spotify. The leading platform for audio streaming captured a whole new segment of the audience thanks to Rogan. What they didn’t anticipate is the magnitude of public backlash. Just yesterday we reported about rockstar legend Neil Young pulling his catalogue from spotify thanks to the platform choosing to keep Rogan’s podcast on air.
He’s not the only one either – he was joined by Joni Mitchell and Springsteen guitarist Nils Lofgren.
While there’s an entire conversation to be had around corporate interests surrounding these moves, Rogan issued a statement detailing his plans to proceed with the podcast.
Rogan denied in a video posted to Instagram on Sunday night that he promoted misinformation and said he would “try harder to get people with differing opinions on” his show and “do my best to make sure I’ve researched these topics.”
You can read the entirety of his statement here. But what you might not know – is that Rogan already has a disclaimer in place during his episodes. Unlike the announced spotify disclaimer – Rogan’s has the personal touch.
“Any medication, again, I’m not a doctor. I’m a f–ing moron. And I’m a cage fighting commentator, who’s a dirty stand up comedian who just told you I’m drunk most of the time. And I do testosterone and I smoke a lot of weed.
But I’m not a respected source of information even for me.
If I say things I’m always going check on that, Jamie. I don’t know if that’s true, right. I do that all the time. Right. But I at least try to be honest about what I’m saying.”