Aziz Ansari’s newest jokes take purpose at Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his controversial stance towards the COVID-19 vaccine.
“It is like, alright. Relax. He is a soccer participant,” Ansari stated in clip launched Tuesday from his newest Netflix particular, Nightclub Comic. “He learn some articles. He obtained skeptical. He did some analysis. Are you shocked he got here to the flawed conclusion? Did you actually assume he was gonna crack the case? Did you assume Fauci was gonna be on the market, like, ‘I simply obtained off the cellphone with Aaron Rodgers?’ This poor man. It is like we’re all in highschool and we’re making enjoyable of the quarterback for doing dangerous on the science take a look at.”
Later, Ansari joked, “This man makes a dwelling getting hit within the head. Can we reduce him a break?”
Rodgers, in fact, has chosen to not obtain the vaccine. Whereas he had stated in August 2021 that he was “immunized” towards the virus, he confirmed his standing in November. He stated then that he was allergic to an ingredient within the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech pictures, and determined towards the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to doable unwanted effects. As a substitute, he underwent his personal methodology of immunization.
Ansari famous that Rodgers, the NFL’s reigning MVP, “did kinda lie” initially. He equated the athlete saying he had been “immunized” to saying, “My medical doctors gave me some powders from Jamba Juice.”
Rodgers’s future with the Packers is up within the air, following the group’s playoff loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, as he considers retirement and the group plans for subsequent 12 months.
On the identical time, his private life is likely to be headed for a change, too, with Individuals reporting that he and his brother, former Bachelorette star Jordan Rodgers, have “began speaking just a little bit.” (Jordan had stated throughout his time on the 2016 season of the relationship present that Aaron was estranged from the remainder of the household.)
“They’re simply very totally different folks with totally different outlooks,” an unnamed insider informed the journal. “However they’re household and so they know that.”
And but his relationship along with his fiancée, actress Shailene Woodley, continues to be going robust. An “insider” stated the 2 have determined to maintain political points out of their relationship: “They don’t seem to be speaking about their politics, and so they by no means actually have. They disagreed on numerous issues. Early on, they determined to comply with disagree about issues and never debate them.”