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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ war with the NFL is heating up fast thanks to the bombshell revelation this week that he’s unvaccinated.
In August, he told reporters that he was “immunized,” leading the public to believe he was vaccinated. But after he tested positive for the coronavirus this week, NFL Network confirmed that he was, in fact, unvaccinated.
This set off a firestorm of criticism and backlash from the “woke” left, with his critics accusing him of being a bold-faced liar.
During an interview on “The Pat McAfee Show” this Friday, Rodgers responded to the backlash by making it clear that he hadn’t lied about his “immunized” status.
“I realize I’m in the crosshairs of the woke mob right now. So before my final nail gets put in my cancel culture casket, I think I would like to set the record straight on so many of the blatant lies that are out there about myself,” he said.
“It wasn’t some sort of ruse or lie. It was the truth. … I have an allergy to an ingredient that’s in the mRNA vaccines. … And so I looked into and talked, again, to a lot of medical individuals and professionals and found that there was an immunization protocol that I could go to, to best protect myself and my teammates,” he continued.
“And it was a long-term protocol that involved multiple months. I’m very proud of the research that went into that and the individuals that I met with and we felt like it was what was best for me,” Rodgers added.
He also revealed that the NFL had known all of this and that he’d unsuccessfully tried to lobby the league into accepting the “protocol” as a form of vaccination.
“I enjoyed the conversation with the league, it was good sharing, but one, in particular, stood out when I knew I wasn’t going to win this. I had a meeting and one of the main docs said, ‘It’s impossible for a vaccinated person to get COVID or spread COVID,'” he revealed.
That claim was clearly not true.
After long battle, ‘fully vaccinated’ Southwest flight attendant succumbs to COVID-19 https://t.co/q9m14Uo8W6 pic.twitter.com/t0rngJHszG
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) August 16, 2021
“At that point, I knew that I was definitely not going to win the appeal and it was very shortly thereafter denied, which we know now that information is totally false,” Rodgers continued.
This allegation prompted the NFL to also call him a liar.
“No doctor from the league or the joint NFL-NFLPA infectious disease consultants communicated with the player. If they had, they certainly would have never said anything like that,” an NFL spokesperson told Profootballtalk.com.
From the NFL on Aaron Rodgers regarding the claim a doctor said vaccinated can’t get/spread COVID: “No doctor from the league or the joint NFL-NFLPA infectious disease consultants communicated with the player. If they had, they certainly would have never said anything like that.”
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) November 5, 2021
The NFL has reportedly not yet responded to his other allegations, including claims that their coronavirus restrictions are “not based in science.”
“Some of the rules, to me, are not based in science at all. They’re purely trying to out and shame people, like needing to wear a mask at a podium when every person in the room is vaccinated and wearing a mask — makes no sense to me,” he said.
“If you got vaccinated to protect yourself from a virus I don’t have as an unvaccinated individual then why are you worried about anything I could give you? I have followed every single protocol to a T – minus the one I just mentioned because it actually makes no sense to me. My daily routine is the routine of an unvaccinated person,” he added.
Rodgers also took a stunning shot at President Joe Biden supporting members of “the left.”
“When Trump in 2020 was championing these vaccines that were coming so quick, what did the left say? And I’m talking about every member of the left. ‘Don’t trust the vaccine, don’t get the vaccine, you’re going to die from the vaccine,'” he said.
“And then what happened? Biden wins and everything flips. Shouldn’t that initially give you a little bit of pause and go hold on a second, isn’t this sh-t about health and not about like politics?” he added.
These days, refusing the vaccine — even if you’re allergic to it — seems to make you an immediate target of the “woke,” pro-Biden mob.
And that’s why the infamous blue check brigade has been brigading Rodgers on Twitter all week long with insults, derision, and mockery.
Look (*Language warning):
@AaronRodgers12 for our next Surgeon General. He has all the scientific research and understands it better than any medical professional out here. Quick question: Aaron, what is a randomized double blind placebo controlled study. Please teach me.😒😒
— Dr. Ian (@DrIanSmith) November 6, 2021
.@AaronRodgers12 #HeLied#AARONROGER LIED.
He believed the RULES didn’t APPLY TO HIM.
He put countless people at risk.
HE GOT CAUGHT.
HE IS A SELFISH ASSHOLE not because I’m woke, but because #HELIED
— Debra Messing✍🏻 (@DebraMessing) November 5, 2021
No this isn’t about “woke”, this is about #science & @AaronRodgers12 putting teammates & the community at risk because of his dishonesty & selfishness, and then trying to make it about politics. #selfcentered #arrogant @NFL @packers https://t.co/G4iW04ZTzS
— John Ferrugia (@johnferrugia) November 6, 2021
The world when they found out @AaronRodgers12 was a moron today pic.twitter.com/iNTYIIPiXY
— Lin-Midwest Miranda (@WHUTUPDOE) November 6, 2021
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