Joe Rogan was mocked for sharing fake news CNN Reports claim that Steven Seagal has joined Russian special forces stationed near Kyiv.
On Monday (February 28), the 54-year-old podcaster posted a fake screenshot of a newscast depicting Seagal wearing a special forces uniform with a gun in his hand.
“Intelligence agencies around the world have identified American actor Steven Seagal among Russian special forces deployed around the outskirts of Gostomel airport near Kyiv captured by Russian paratroopers, ‘ wrote the fake news.
In his own caption of the post, Rogan wrote: “If I had to guess the plot of this movie we’re living in, I’d say we’re about 14 hours away from the aliens’ appearance. presently”.
Russia invaded Ukraine last week, prompting condemnation and sanctions from global leaders.
On social media, Rogan was criticized for posting a “meme” in such a “grave” situation.
Tank Sinatra, who has nearly three million followers on Instagram, wrote: “This is clearly an edited photo. I may be a beluga whale but I make memes for a living so I like to think I can detect memes with my sonar.”
Another commented: “I’m waiting for the authenticity check banners on posts like this.”
Another added: “I had to Google to make sure this wasn’t real. This world is bonders. “
“I’m so ashamed of you, Joe Rogan,” wrote one angry fan. “You keep posting about alien invasions and life in movies, but when the real tragedy begins with real people dying, you shut up.”
They added: “When a monster really needs to be stopped, you do nothing. Is it because you’re really not so ‘objective’ and ‘curious’, but you’re definitely brainwashed for good. Speak up! Condemn the crime! You have a great background. Acting like a leader and stop posting irrelevant stuff makes it all look like a joke. It can’t.”
Another wrote: “Joe Rogan shared misinformation while watching 70 episodes of his own show.”
The Independent have reached out to a Rogan rep for comment.
On Sunday (February 27), Vladimir Putin put Russia’s nuclear deterrent on high alert, citing aggressive statements by NATO leaders and economic sanctions on Russia. Moscow.
The next day, Belarus announced it would hold the first peace talks between Ukrainian and Russian delegations at its border.
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https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/joe-rogan-cnn-steven-seagal-russia-ukraine-b2024764.html Joe Rogan shares fake news report about Steven Seagal joining Russian special forces