Joe Rogan’s Submission of a Childhood Story About His Mother Will Leave You Jawed

Published 05/09/2022, 10:53 AM EDT
PASADENA, CA – FEBRUARY 01: Comedian Joe Rogan performs during his appearance at The Ice House Comedy Club on February 1, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael Schwartz/WireImage)

Joe Rogan is undeniably the biggest podcast host in the world. His spot-on persona makes him able to talk to individuals of different mindsets. Thus, setting a steady pace for the conversation, resulting in productive discussion for both him and the guest beside his massive fanbase.

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But has anyone ever wondered how he ingrained such qualities that eventually saw the streaming giant, Spotify, break the banks to have him on board?

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In an interview with the Rolling Stones, the JRE host made an outrageous confession about his parents. He also talked about his childhood memories with his mother, biological father, and stepfather.

Rogan recalled an incident about her mother & a gay couple in the neighborhood and said, “My mom would go over and get naked with them and play the bongos and smoke pot.”

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The incident perhaps shows his free-spirited personality comes from his mother, who raised Rogan when his biological father left the two.

The veteran UFC commentator saw a separation of their parents at five. His last memory of his biological father was at six. Thus, his mother played a significant role in his childhood.

CHICAGO, IL – JUNE 09: Joe Rogan enters the octagon during the UFC 225: Whittaker v Romero 2 event at the United Center on June 9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

However, Rogan believes he didn’t have a rather tough upbringing; Yet he felt he didn’t receive enough love in his childhood, which he believes is the reason for him being such a great parent to his kids.

Joe Rogan talks about having trust issues

The longtime UFC commentator, a cousin of Platinum Status Rock Band My Chemical Reaction’s lead vocalist Gerard Way, during the JRE episode #1126, talked about having trust issues.

Rogan always sees the positive sides in the worst of things. Likewise, he realized a lesson when his father left behind him and his mother in his childhood.

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“You can’t count on people,” Rogan said before his friend offered he has trust issues. Rogan agreed and said, “I did. I definitely had trust issues for a long time.”

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 10: TV personality Joe Rogan attends the 2013 Syfy Upfront at Silver Screen Studios at Chelsea Piers on April 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/WireImage)

However, in hindsight, Rogan learned about keeping a close circle and kept ‘camaraderie’ and ‘closeness’ as his mantras.

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Deepak Kumar

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Deepak Kumar is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. His love for MMA comes from the chaos and violence the fight game brings to the table. A BJJ aspirant, Deepak began following the sport as a casual fan when Ronda Rousey was finishing her opponents in seconds.

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