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Aaron Rodgers said he intentionally misled public about vaccination status
2022-08-29

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Appearing on Joe Rogan's podcast Aug. 27, Aaron Rodgers—the quarterback of Chicago Bears archrival the Green Bay Packers—admitted to misleading the media about his COVID-19 vaccination status last season, CNN reported.

In August 2021, Rodgers stated he was "immunized" against the virus. A few months later, he missed an NFL game due to COVID-19 protocols and confirmed he was unvaccinated.

When the Green Bay QB eventually contracted the virus, isolated and missed his team's clash against the Kansas City Chiefs, "that's when the s**tstorm hit," according to Rodgers. "Because now I'm a liar, I'm endangering the community, my teammates, all these people. And the attempted takedown of me and my word and my integrity began."

Speaking to Rogan, Rodgers said that the reason he refused the vaccine is due to an allergy to one of its ingredients. Rodgers has since apologized to those who got caught up in the reaction to his comments about the vaccine and has said he takes "full responsibility."


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