Comedian Trevor Noah Hilariously Mocks Aaron Rodgers Who Credited His Usage of Psychedelics for His MVP Season

Published 08/05/2022, 4:55 PM EDT
Oct 28, 2021; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) reacts during the during the second half against the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports| Courtesy: Reuters

4X NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers just dropped the secret to his impeccable performance, and it’s not what his fans would have thought. Rodgers had an exceptional season in 2021 and solidified his case of being one of the best quarterbacks in the league. Recently, he revealed what improved his performance, making him win back-to-back MVPs, and Trevor Noah has a hilarious response to it.

In addition, Rodgers is on the road to winning three consecutive season MVPs considering he wins in the upcoming season. In case you’re wondering if it was just hours of training, diet, or isolation, you would be wrong.


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The Packers‘ QB revealed he used Ayahuasca, which helped his performance. It is a plant-based psychedelic drug that is used to treat physical, mental, and spiritual issues. While speaking about his experience and the effect Ayahuasca had on him; Rodgers said, “I really feel like that experience really paved the way to have the best season of my career.”

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JUNE 01: Aaron Rodgers takes part in the Bleacher Report Hot Seat Press Conference prior to Capital One’s The Match VI – Brady & Rodgers v Allen & Mahomes at Wynn Golf Club on June 01, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images for The Match)

Even though Ayahuasca is just a recreational drug, Rodgers‘ claim irked comedian Trevor Noah’s interest. He had a hilarious reaction to the 38-year-old’s statement.

What did Trevor Noah say about Aaron Rodgers using psychedelics?

On his show, The Daily Show, with Trevor Noah, he reacted, “Wow, okay. Do you understand how big this is people? Aaron Rodgers just said, ‘Yo I took drugs’.


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“And that’s part of the reason why I crushed the game. Yeah, that shows you how much times have changed.”

Oct 17, 2021; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) celebrates scoring a touchdown during the second half against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports| Credit: Getty Images

He added, “Back in the 90s, they’d bring someone like Shaq on TV and be like, ‘Remember kids, I’d rather kill myself than get high on marijuana. Don’t do drugs.’ And please, don’t get it twisted. He wasn’t playing while he was on Ayahuasca.”


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In conclusion, Aaron Rodgers credited his successful MVP run last season to a psychedelic which is quite different from the usual perception. But whatever works for him, right?

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Ayush Jha

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Ayush Jha is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He is a current graduate of the University of Delhi and has worked on publishing academic research in the past. Ayush has always been an avid sports lover, representing his school team in cricket and soccer.