‘It’s a Scam’: Joe Rogan Reveals Why Tim Dillon Gets a “Free Pass” to Make Fun of Things That He “Can’t Even Touch”

Published 03/01/2023, 7:45 AM EST

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Joe Rogan is not only famous for his appreciable color commentary for the UFC but also for his take on the controversial topics on his podcast. ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’ features talks from various backgrounds, including comedy, sports, politics, science, and a lot more. The recent episode of JRE featured fellow podcaster and comedian, Chris Distefano. Without a doubt, the discussions involved various topics and one fumbled upon Tim Dillon. 

Distefano talked about how he thought that he was gay and Dillon somehow managed to convince the podcaster that he was not. The UFC color commentator couldn’t believe it and claimed that many people believed the comedian wasn’t oriented in the way he portrayed himself. Furthermore, he claimed that it was all simply a scam.

Joe Rogan thinks Tim Dillon’s homosexuality is a scam


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During the talks on episode #1947 of the ‘Joe Rogan Experience’, the co-host of ‘Hey Babe!’ podcast revealed that he had made a commitment to himself saying that he was not homosexual. Then he disclosed that it was actually the comedian, Tim Dillon, who convinced him that he was straight. 


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The beloved UFC color commentator thought that it was funny since there were many people who thought Dillon was straight. Rogan said, “It’s funny because a lot of people think that Tim is not gay. They think it’s a scam.” Although Distefano kept wondering about it, the 55-year-old podcaster repeated, “It’s a scam.”

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Furthermore, Rogan told his guest that it was like a free pass that some people had to get out of jail for joking about topics most people can’t even touch. He said, “Well, so it’s like gives them the get out of jail free pass. Oh, my god! There’s so many things that he can make fun of that we can’t even touch.” 

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With the growing fields of the internet in today’s world, it is extremely difficult to stay clear of scams. A similar scenario has clutched the beloved UFC commentator. Recently, a video has gone viral that showed the podcaster along with his guest, promoting a libido booster called ‘Alpha Grind’. 

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It was later revealed that Rogan has never used the product. Without a doubt, the video was prepared really skillfully, as it looked as if the podcaster was actually aware of the product. Nevertheless, it was soon declared to be a fake video and the world seemingly took a sigh of relief.


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Krushna Prasad Pattnaik


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Krushna Pattnaik is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Coming from a pharmaceutical background with a master's degree in the same and multiple scientific publications, his passion for combat sports and writing brought him to EssentiallySports, where both of his passions met in a beautiful collaboration. He is an instrumentalist and has a profound love for books.
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