Ray Hadley SLAMS Joe Rogan before mocking Meghan and Harry for taking Spotify’s money  – What We Know!

Ray Hadley (pictured with his wife Sophie) on Tuesday hit out at the Joe Rogan over the American star

Ray Hadley has unleashed on Joe Rogan’s Spotify podcast for selling ‘lunatic’ Covid-19 opinions, earlier than mocking Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for persevering with their profitable contract with the streaming large.

The Radio 2GB host weighed in on controversy surrounding the US podcaster, who has criticised strict approaches to the pandemic since late 2020 – lashing out in opposition to vaccine mandates, enforced masks sporting and even warning wholesome younger individuals who really feel ‘beneath stress’ to get jabbed.

Rogan’s views are in stark distinction to Hadley’s, who has been a powerful advocate for vaccines, lockdowns, masks mandates and prolonged restrictions. 

Earlier final month, the broadcaster confronted NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet over claims he known as him a Covid ‘bedwetter’.

Hadley accused Spotify – which is rumoured to have paid $140million for the 54-year-old’s present The Rogan Expertise – of contradicting its personal coverage by siding with the comic.

‘In its newly revealed platform guidelines, Spotify bans its contributors from posting content material that promotes medical data that will pose a menace to public well being,’ Hadley mentioned.

‘Nicely, the type of lunacy Rogan and his varied friends put out is what we’re speaking about right here.’

The outspoken radio host mentioned Spotify’s transfer so as to add a content material warning to Covid-related podcasts didn’t go far sufficient to cease anti-vaccine disinformation.  

‘CEO Daniel Ek mentioned “whereas there are many issues on Spotify I disagree with it’s necessary we don’t take a place on being a content material censor”,’ he mentioned.

‘Nicely, until, in fact, it impacts on public well being, Mr Ek.’

Ray Hadley (pictured together with his spouse Sophie) on Tuesday hit out on the Joe Rogan over the American star’s Spotify podcast

Hadley then accused Prince Harry and Meghan Markle of missing a ‘conscience’ over their refusal to ditch Spotify.

The couple have signed a sequence of offers value £18million (AUD$34million) with Spotify to provide and host podcasts on the platform however have solely ‘expressed concern’ about Covid misinformation on the service.

‘They’ve come beneath stress to ditch their £18million cope with the mega large because of [Rogan’s] views however have up to now refused to do it,’ Hadley mentioned.

Much of the controversy was sparked by two recent episodes of the podcast in which Rogan spoke with an acclaimed cardiologist and expert virologist, both of whom were critical of the way in which the pandemic has been handled in the US

Joe Rogan (pictured) has repeatedly aired claims that wholesome younger individuals don’t have to get vaccinated in opposition to Covid-19 

Hadley accused Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (pictured) of lacking a 'conscience' over their refusal to ditch Spotify

Hadley accused Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (pictured) of missing a ‘conscience’ over their refusal to ditch Spotify

‘It’s wonderful what £18million will do in terms of conscience, and there’s no conscience there.’ 

Final August, Rogan branded Australia’s Covid legal guidelines ‘loopy s**t’ and mocked the usage of police helicopters and the navy to implement restrictions.

‘There’s some loopy s**t occurring proper now with the military making an attempt to maintain individuals inside in Australia,’ Rogan mentioned on the time.

‘They’ve full-on authorities lockdowns, the place the federal government is flying helicopters over streets saying, “Return indoors, you’re not allowed to be exterior”, which is loopy,’ he mentioned.

‘This illness doesn’t even transmit effectively exterior. It doesn’t make any sense. Being exterior and getting vitamin D from the solar might be probably the greatest issues you are able to do,’ Rogan claimed. 

Musicians Neil Younger and Joni Mitchell final week pulled their music from the streaming service over the podcast controversy.

Neil Young in Santa Monica, California on September 9, 2019

Joni Mitchell in Washington, DC, on December 5, 2021

Singer-songwriters Neil Younger (left) and Joni Mitchell (proper) pulled their music from the streaming service in protest of Joe Rogan’s unfold of what they deem to be COVID ‘misinformation’ 

Younger informed Spotify in an open letter he wished his music off the streaming service as a result of Rogan’s podcast ‘is spreading pretend details about vaccines – probably inflicting demise to those that consider the disinformation being unfold by them’. 

Spotify complied and started pulling the singer-songwriter’s catalogue from the service on Wednesday.

The Joe Rogan Expertise is Spotify’s highest-rated present, with every episode bringing over 10 million listeners. 

The streaming service lower a deal believed to be value over USD$100 million (AUD$140million) in late 2020 for the unique rights to host the previous Concern Issue host’s podcast.