Throughout his weekly look on the The Pat McAfee Present Tuesday, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers addressed a radio prank that circulated earlier within the week. On Friday, a video posted by the Funhouse Twitter account began to achieve nationwide consideration.
The video from WFAN’s Boomer & Gio present featured Gregg Giannotti studying a tweet Boomer Esiason obtained from an unnamed supply claiming to know that Rodgers would boycott the Super Bowl if his workforce made it there due to the COVID-19 protocols.
Rodgers appeared to take the tweet learn on air at face worth. He wasn’t happy in his response.
“I’ve given so much much less f—- the final couple of years, however one factor that I do give a significant f— about is narratives about me,” Rodgers stated. “Particularly ones which might be so ridiculously off-base. And this one was pure comedy for me.”
Rodgers quote Tweeted the video posted by Funhouse and teased it. He, together with quarterbacks Jordan Love and Kurt Benkert additionally jumped in and located the supposed report hilarious. Not quickly after Funhouse posted the unique video on Friday, Giannotti clarified that whereas reside on the air, they decided the message was a prank.
Esiason additionally stated that Funhouse edited the video to omit the 2 radio hosts coming to the conclusion the message had no validity. This was all effectively earlier than Rodgers took the air on Tuesday.
It is unclear if Rodgers or McAfee had been conscious the video was a prank. Both manner, Rodgers wasn’t a fan of the message being learn on air.
“To say some asinine stuff like that deserves a response,” Rodgers added.
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