Aaron Rodgers is Covid-positive & he lied to the press about being ‘immunized’

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One of the things I halfway appreciate about an idiot like Kyrie Irving is that he’s openly a dumbass and he’s not hiding it. Kyrie isn’t vaccinated and he’s choosing to sit out the Nets’ games indefinitely, because he thinks his anti-vaxx stance makes him some kind of hero or martyr (it does not). But at least we can judge his stupidity at face value. Not so with Aaron Rodgers, who returned to the Green Bay Packers this season after weeks of will-he-or-won’t-he drama. As it turns out, Rodgers has been unvaccinated all this time. But no one really confirmed before now because Rodgers kept claiming he had been “immunized.” Yes, it gets even weirder. He tried to get the NFL to accept his off-brand, hokey “immunization” treatment – which was not a vaccine, mind you – and now he has tested positive for Covid (D’OH) and he’s going to miss some games because he’s stupid and he didn’t want anyone to know how stupid.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not play against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, a source confirmed to ESPN. The NFL has considered Rodgers as unvaccinated since the start of the season, sources confirmed to ESPN and as first reported by NFL Network. Under league protocol, if Rodgers tests positive and is unvaccinated, he must quarantine for a minimum of 10 days and cannot return until Nov. 13 at the earliest, if he remains asymptomatic.

Rodgers, 37, had an alternate treatment prior to the start of training camp, sources told ESPN, and he then petitioned the NFL for that treatment to allow him to be considered the same as someone who received one of the approved vaccinations. After a lengthy back-and-forth, the league ruled that Rodgers would not get the same consideration and would be considered unvaccinated.

Sources said Rodgers follows masking protocols while interacting with players and coaches inside the team’s headquarters at Lambeau Field. However, Rodgers does not wear a mask while in the media auditorium during his weekly and postgame news conferences. The Packers have put other unvaccinated players on Zoom instead of at in-person media sessions.

The reigning NFL MVP said this past August that he was “immunized” when asked about his vaccination status.

“You know, there’s a lot of conversation around it, around the league, and a lot of guys who have made statements and not made statements, owners who have made statements,” Rodgers said at the time. “There’s guys on the team that haven’t been vaccinated. I think it’s a personal decision. I’m not going to judge those guys. There are guys that’ve been vaccinated that have contracted COVID. It’s an interesting issue that I think we’re going to see played out the entire season.”

He later added: “I think I like to learn about everything that I’m doing, and there was a lot of research that even went into that. But like I said, there’s been people that have tested positive, and I think it’s only vaccinated people here. It’s going to be interesting to see how things work moving forward. Obviously there could be some issues with vaccinated people only testing every couple weeks and then non-vaccinated testing every day.”

[From ESPN]

The thing is, Rodgers’ “immunization” word salad actually worked, in that he placated sports media and successfully misled them for months. He was breathing on all of those sports journalists too, which absolutely sucks. Reading his August comments now, knowing that he had some pseudoscience tree-bark immunization, it seems like he believed that everyone in the Packers Org had been vaccinated so he would be able to skate by. That’s not how any of this works, dumbass. Now I wonder if his fiancee Shailene Woodley is vaccinated. And I wonder if she convinced him to seek “immunization” by licking toads in the forest.

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  1. Viktoria says:

    Considering he is dating Shaileene Woodley this is absolutely no surprise – the stupidity and the privilege these reckless people with access to the best and most expensive healthcare display is just appalling …ugh!

    • Normades says:

      Exactly I doubt she’s vaccinated either. She strike me as one of those crunchy hippie non vaxxers (which very much exists).

      • Betsy says:

        Oh they absolutely do. Anti-vax people have always been a horseshoe. On the one hand you have the “but big Pharma” and “I let my body do it’s thing naturally, it’s the only way” and on the other hand you have the right wing nutjobs “mark of the beast” and “I trust God”.

        Then there are people like Candice Cameron Bure who is in the right wing nutjob camp but talks like someone in the left wing nutjob.

      • Mcmmom says:

        Oh they exist all right – I’m related to them. One family member won’t get immunized because he says it will change his “natural” immune system. Another won’t get immunized because she believes it will alter her DNA, which will prevent her soul evolving in the next life. Or something.

        I am staying far, far away and enjoying living in my vaccinated bubble.

      • Lady D says:

        Did you manage to keep a straight face when she spoke about soul not evolving because of the vaccine? If you did, @Mcmmom, you have my admiration. I’m still impressed by the fact that I did not laugh in the face of the woman who told me that the side effect of her vaccine would poison her dog. You should have seen her face when I told her dogs could catch it.

    • Mia4s says:

      Mmmhmmm. Shailene Woodley and her nonsense; and not to mention her buddy Miles Teller was (allegedly) unvaccinated causing an outbreak and his TV series to have to shut down. Allegedly. 😒

      Gee well I guess it is nice they can all hang out together and we can not give a dime to support any project involving them. I hope this football twit gets fined into the next century. At least they can all keep each other company in their bull**it. 🙄

    • whatWHAT? says:

      and he’s ESPECIALLY stupid.

      he might feel OK now, but he might not in the next 12 hours…or 2 days…or 4 days…and there’s no guarantee he won’t end up on a ventilator or with long term PERMANENT damage to his lungs/heart/liver etc.

      I know the odds are with him to fight this and be OK, but he might have just ended his career.

      • Liz version 700 says:

        Exactly! A man makes millions of dollars a year tossing a ball and decides to risk it all because why? He clay never be the same. The white privileged hubris of it all.

    • Margot says:

      My thoughts exactly!

    • Aud says:

      He’s like a 40 year old man. If he believed in science/vaccines, he would be vaccinated. They may play off of each other, but she isn’t why he’s not vaccinated.

    • Moxylady says:

      If he gets long covid, his career is 100% over.

    • Mustang Sally says:

      He is allegedly allergic to something in the vaccine (as am I). I also cannot have epinephrine (antidote to an allergic reaction) due to tachycardia. So, my PCP sent me to an allergist and we found a workaround and I was able to be vaccinated. All of this was on my dime (insurance did not pay for it), so with his wealth, I am sure he could work with healthcare professionals to be vaccinated.

  2. Twin falls says:

    “But like I said, there’s been people that have tested positive, and I think it’s only vaccinated people here.“ Red flag…. So tired of the it’s vaccinated people spreading Covid bullshit.

    • BlueSky says:

      Hey, you know why those people who are vaccinated tested positive right??? Because of dumbasses like you who are willingly exposing them. Such a f@cking betrayal. His teammates trusted him and he exposed them all. He’s such a f@cking selfish a-hole. I went and got my booster shot yesterday and I’m so glad I did because of people like him who are too selfish to care about anyone else.

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      • Tanya says:

        There are separate protocols for vaccinated and unvaccinated players, and the NFL considered him unvaccinated. That means his teammates, the Packers organization, and the NFL itself all knew what was going on and looked the other way.

      • Betsy says:

        @Tanya – how much power do his teammates really have here? I mean being from Minnesota I am legally required to hate the Packers, but he wasn’t treated as unvaccinated until he tested positive, right? So they wouldn’t have known and it’s not like they have a lot power.

      • Dutch says:

        Last week two of the Packers’ players had to sit out the game because of COVID protocols (one tested positive, one evidently a unvaccinated close contact), so Rodgers is not the one who brought COVID to the Packers. That being said I sincerely hope the team and the NFL drop the hammer on Rodgers for skirting the protocols (like attending a Halloween party with teammates, prohibited by the protocols). Unfortunately both seem to be bending over backwards for the player.

      • Tate says:

        I got my booster on Tuesday. Damn I am so sick of these idiots keeping us mired in this pandemic.

    • tealily says:

      Yep. No one was spreading COVID before that pesky vaccination! 🙄

    • kimmy says:


      I p@sses me off to no end that we (the vaccinated) get blamed for spreading COVID, when in reality we are the ones responsible enough to actually get tested when we start to show symptoms or feel that we may have been exposed.

      Since he lied about it and clearly wasn’t following the rules, he should be held liable if he passed COVID on to anyone else that missed work, has doctor bills, etc, etc.

  3. J ferber says:

    I used to like him. No more.

    • CJW says:

      Same here, now his jersey is retired in this house along with Favres

    • Green Desert says:

      Same. What an a**hole. He and Shailene make so much sense together.

    • L4frimaire says:

      I thought he was considered a smart guy. Now he’s turned out to be a liar and tried scamming the league about his vaccine status. He deliberately said “ immunized” to try to skirt the issue. Not a good look and so irresponsible.

  4. Izzy says:

    He should be banned from the NFL, period, and I hope the journalists who were exposed sue him and the league. When he was asked, answered in the affirmative: “Yeah, I’ve been immunized.” So he can play word games all he wants about what that word means, but he was asked if he was vaxxed and he SAID yes.

    • Esmom says:

      Yes, he straight out lied.

    • PunkyMomma says:

      Totally agree. Toss him out permanently.

    • LadyMTL says:

      I don’t think that will happen, if other sports are anything to go by. Not only the Kyrie Irving situation, but in the NHL too – a San José Sharks player was suspended 21 games. He not only wasn’t vaccinated but supposedly also had a fake vaccination card, but that wasn’t enough to warrant tossing him out. SMH.

    • NotSoSocialButterfly says:

      Agreed! Kick his lying, manipulative, selfish and supremely stupid flat ass out.

    • lucy2 says:

      I agree. He straight up lied, put others health at risk, and ignored the league’s guidelines. Sit down, you’re done.

    • bitchyarchitect says:


    • BothSidesNow says:

      @ Izzy, I agree wholeheartedly! The lives that he subjected to getting coronavirus and how it impacted their lives, livelihoods and their family members! They were under the impression that he was vaccinated, so they thought they safe. With their families, co-workers, loved ones, etc.
      Every single reporter should sue the hell out of him, the NFL, the NFL owners and the entire NFL. There are zero excuses for his lies and placing people in jeopardy that don’t have the resources that players do, let’s face it, they make millions just sitting there!

    • Marie says:

      The NFL doesn’t ban players who beat the crap out of their wives and girlfriends (too many to mention), who even admit to sexual assault (Jameis Winston), who paid off multiple women claiming they were sexually assaulted by them (Ben Roethlisberger), who have had 22 women come forward with claims of sexual harassment (DeShaun Watson), who picked up a woman and threw her on the ground at a club (Jim Kelly many years ago). They protect their players aka money makers no matter what. Aaron is one of the biggest attractions of the league. They’ll protect him.
      A guy on the Vegas team just killed a woman when he was driving under the influence. The team dropped him but I’m curious to see what his future is.

      • Fabiola says:

        I agree. The NFL protects their own so I doubt a big player like him will get more than a slap on the wrist.

  5. Merricat says:

    Well, that’s disappointing, but I am happy to cross another jackass off my list.

  6. Lightpurple says:

    He should be suspended. And this one isn’t going to go away. Sports reporters are livid that they were told he was vaccinated and then he was near them unmasked.

  7. Rachel De Young says:

    This whole “I don’t need a vaccine”, thing is so effing annoying and weird. Why lie about something so important. Can teams suspend people for lying. This is a public health crisis ffs.

  8. Becks1 says:

    So irresponsible and if I was his teammate, I’d be TICKED. He’s missing a big game against the Chiefs because he refused to get vaccinated. (maybe he would have gotten sick anyway, but we’ll never know at this point.)

    If I were part of the media I’d also be really mad, the team was clearly trying to hide his status by having him do the media events in-person.

  9. jbyrdku says:

    Not surprised. Woodley is a nature loving hippie (which is fine) but I don’t see either of them signing up for vaccinations.

    • Piratewench says:

      I’m a nature loving hippie. Raised by a real-deal hippie who “dropped out” to live in nature half his life before I was born… and I have gotten every shot recommended all my life.
      I hate that people like Woodley give hippies a bad name. There’s a small percentage of hippies types who are anti-vax and it sucks, they don’t represent all of us nature loving earth children. There should be a new name for them altogether.

      • Robyn says:

        This. Same.

      • Merricat says:

        +1, Piratewench.

      • Kay says:

        Bingo! I’m a huge hippie. Like, “fiveish weeks away from hopefully having a baby in a tub, cloth diapering, reusable everything, natural cleaning products, tree hugger” hippie. And I’m fully vaccinated, including the booster.

      • Piratewench says:

        @Kay best wishes for a quick and wonderful birth!
        As a mom, I applaud moms living mindfully. I have incorporated a lot of sustainability into our family over the past 7 years. But diapering… I went with disposable and I don’t feel good about it now. But damn it’s very hard, maybe my ADHD slows me down and it seems easier for some. I tend to focus on my sustainable kitchen practices, and that alone has taken years to get down for me. Good job having sustainable intentions. For me it’s a long journey, but worth the effort.

      • Margie says:

        I’m a nature loving hippie, but not this kind. Just as all Republicans are not Trump supporters, not all of us nature-lovers are anti-vaxx. I’m as vaccinated as I can be, because I have a vulnerability that means I don’t even know if the vaccine is doing me any good, but I’m getting all of them, and the flu vaccine. Who are these people to be so selfish?

  10. Bren says:

    The Packers had to know he wasn’t vaccinated yet he was protected and not forced to follow protocol because he’s one of the stars of the league and a bit of a diva. I also have a hard time believing that the NFL isn’t requiring players/teams to submit documentation of vaccination to keep track of the players that need to follow protocol. This situation is a mess.

    • STRIPE says:

      They did know and they gave him special treatment.

    • Dutch says:

      As the story said, he sought an “alternative” treatment and petitioned the league to grant him an exemption based on that. It was denied and he was seen as unvaccinated by league protocols. The Packers seem to have allowed him to play fast and loose with the protocols. Saying he always followed them behind closed doors, but never wore a mask to press availability (unvaxxed players are supposed to use Zoom) or on the sidelined. Both he and the team should be fined back to the stone age for those transgressions alone.

  11. Jais says:

    And he was in the running to host jeopardy! Lol, no thank you.

  12. Jillian says:

    I wondered what Shailene saw in this guy, they seemed like such an odd match and she seems like the dangerous sort of moron. And looky here: he loves bullshit fake medicine, and he’s rich. There it is.

    • Normades says:

      She’s said some really stupid anti-medication/science stuff in the past. This is no surprise.

    • Jaded says:

      She eats clay and tans her lady bits to get vitamin D. She is a dangerous moron and so is her doofus of a boyfriend.

      Being immunized is different than getting vaccinated. A person can become immune to *a* disease (say mumps) when the body is exposed to the disease-causing organism and develops antibodies to fight it. This could mean he wanted to catch covid to create the “natural” antibodies (cue Shailene), then do something stupid like taking anti-malarial drugs or animal dewormers or gargling with bleach. He should be banned from the NFL for life for lying and endangering the health of others.

  13. FrodoOrOdo says:

    I don’t like to blame the partner, especially if it’s a woman but I have no doubt Shailene is where he got the idea for this stupidity.

    Also, I listened to that interview where he said he was immunized after he was was asked if he was vaxxed and I find it interesting that no one seemed to clock that as a lie from the gate. A mom would spot that “clever” wording as a lie at the gate

    • detritus says:

      I don’t really like it either, it’s not like she’s telling this older stubborn ass man what to do.

      Also, he looks like a sad dissolute Luigi in the thumbnail. Sad rich Luigi didn’t vaccinate and is facing consequences womp womp

      • FrodoOrOdo says:

        No, sorry, I mean I bet the “immunizion protocol” whatever business came from her. Not that she forced him or coerced him to be antivax or take this weird ish but that she is the one who probably put it together or introduced it. Kind of how Hilaria isn’t responsible for Alec being a douchlord but I’m sure the 8 babies was her idea/her carrying the bulk of the work, kwim?

      • Fabiola says:

        I don’t understand why people are criticizing his girlfriend. I doubt she has any say in his football career. He is an adult and chose not to get vaccinated and not follow protocol. His team chose to ignore all of this. She should not be mentioned in any of this. She is not the one on trial. This is about what he did and chose to do.

    • drbessy says:

      I think his ‘infinite intellect’ is fully capable of coming up with the bs idea of not getting an actual FDA approved vaccination all on his own. Let’s not place full blame on his granola girlfriend. 😉 They are equally misled privileged ‘intellects.’

    • Wendy says:

      I don’t believe that she’s responsible for his choice to not vaccinate, but like the comment below this one says, birds of a feather flock together. When he grew the shitkicker mustache he pinged my “that boy ain’t right” meter, and when he started dating Shailene he pinged my “oh he totally believes in pseudoscience” meter. The people we surround ourselves with are an indicator of our character.

    • Dutch says:

      The CDC definition of “immunized” includes the word “vaccine,” so the media took Rodgers’ word for it.

  14. Robyn says:

    Birds of feather flock together, but he’s a grown ass man who made his own decision to go this way. Completely unsurprising.

    • sunny says:

      This part- I saw too many people on the internet blaming Shailene. I think it is much more likely that people of similar beliefs hang out together(see also Miles Teller in their social circle)

      What a mess for the Packers season when getting a playoff bye in the expanded playoffs is even harder. *Shrug*

  15. ML says:

    I’m so incredibly frustrated by people like him. We have a friend who’s been hospitalized since September and keeps going through “Groundhog Day” (a movie which repeats the same day over and over again) with his illness. Where I live, the corona cases have increased so much, a number of hospitals can no longer accept patients. Again. So the one beacon of hope my friend has is that he managed to get into our local hospital, which is now no longer possible. And the major reason is due to unvaxxed people like Aaron Rodgers. F him.

  16. josephine says:

    There was big talk about how far his team would go this year, but between him missing at least a game and the morale drop from knowing that your Qback could not give one flying f*ck about you and lied to your face, I don’t know that the rest of the season will go well.

    One person is all it takes. One liar, one person who believes that he does not need to contribute to the common good, that his internet sleuthing is the equivalent of a medical degree and years of training and research. He already put his legend in jeopardy with how he handled the team negotiations this year (which, by the way, I don’t object to his standing up to the team and asking for what he’s worth — I object to the immature, whiny way he approached it). This just adds to the speculation that Aaron was never about the team, always about the huge chip he still carries on his privileged shoulder.

  17. Amy T says:

    Fuck Aaron Rogers and his “immunizations.” Team players protect each other.

  18. Roo says:

    He lied, his team lied and it appears that the NFL lied. They all knew. I bet the sportswriters exposed to him at press conferences are furious. I would be.

  19. Katherine says:

    Okay, but we really do need to know what that alternative immunization treatment was, you know, for science.

    • Katie says:

      100%. I think it would help this stick too. To hear specifically what dumb**s thing he truly believe conferred immunity.

  20. Wanderlust says:

    I’m going to hazard a guess that his immunization = ivermectin.

  21. JJ says:

    “I’m immunized, Shailene dances around me with crystals every night, and thus I have the immunity to kill Covid with my temple of a body.”

  22. drbessy says:

    So what exactly was his magic “immunization”????? Also, i’m so tired of having to reiterated to the misinformed masses (aka rogers kinfolk) that the FDA-approved vaccines are not designed to keep you from GETTING infected, but rather to keep you from DYING from a coronavirus infection, which they are incredibly efficient at doing. 🤦

  23. Chelsea says:

    There should be repercussions against the Packers for letting the media believe he was vaccinated while he was maskless in doors at press conferences with him. It really is amazing to see this lack of leadership from these franchise star athletes. He’s the face of their franchise and their leader but instead of leading he relied on other players being vaccinated to cover himself. I want to see the same energy applied to players like Kyrie Irving and Cam Newton but we won’t and I think we all know why.

  24. Nadine says:

    It seems as if the Packers and the NFL organizations knew the truth but chose to misrepresent his status which lead to situations where he put people at risk. The NFL makes such a big show about their volunteering and work with for various children’s Charities. I can’t help but wonder if he’s been around immunocompromised children. No matter what, people should be fined, suspended and/or fired. His ‘Immunized’ statement back in August was purposely misleading. They knew what they were doing.

    • josephine says:

      All of this. Suspend the team for the rest of the season. Unconscionable. Roger Goodell should be out. They played with the lives of the athletes that they are supposed to protect.

  25. Jess says:

    So this privileged douche bag can lie and put god knows how many people at risk of contracting a deadly virus and continue to play without issue, but Colin Kaepernick can’t take a peaceful knee to protest social injustice without being cancelled?!?

    F the NFL.

  26. NotSoSocialButterfly says:

    This is why we now have increasing infection rates from Delta plus in part due to vaccines being less effective against it.

    Fkng asshole.

  27. Christine says:

    Of course Shailene isn’t vaccinated. I don’t really know enough about Rogers or his history, but I’ve always gotten a conservative, dumber than rocks vibe from him. So I’m not surprised.

  28. Louise says:

    I hung out with someone yesterday who was unvaccinated, supposedly she and her husband aren’t because they are trying for a baby and the husband is dealing with fertility problems. I don’t know her all that well but when she told me the rest of her family (parents, sister etc.) wasn’t vaccinated, I was like hmmm I don’t think this is a “I am trying to get pregnant issue.” She’s the only person I know who hasn’t gotten vaccinated. It’s just so weird how some people rationalize not getting vaccinated. It doesn’t cause fertility issues, it won’t harm your baby, it doesn’t have a chip in which the government is trying to track you (they can already do that with our phones anyways).

    • Marie says:

      I got the vaccine while pregnant with my IVF baby. My IVF center strongly encouraged all of their patients trying to get pregnant or already pregnant to get it. My baby was born very healthy and is ahead on all of her milestones. Please tell your friend if you want. The vaccine is safe. Edit: I misread that it’s her husband and not her who is having the issues with fertility. Still, it’s safe for her to get vaxxed.

    • Izzy says:

      I commend you for even going near an unvaxxed person voluntarily. I won’t, and the ONLY exception is my one friend with a legitimate medical exception. Everyone else can stay the f@ck away from me.

      I really hate people because of this effing pandemic.

  29. Lunasf17 says:

    These men spend their careers getting concussions and destroying their bodies yet they don’t have the balls to get a shot in the arm….. I seriously do not understand these idiots! I’m going with brain damage since he seems to lack the awareness to realize how dumb he is .

  30. EviesMom says:

    Wait …. I thought you had to be immunized to go to Hawaii and this wanker was there with his band of dummies (Teller Et al) in the summer … or maybe I’m getting my timelines wrong.
    Self entitled jerk is all I have for Aaron. Achoo!

  31. Same says:

    This poor guys entire career is in jeopardy now because his fiancé is a hippy …

    • Moxylady says:

      No. This entitled a-holes entire career is in jeopardy because he chose not to get vaccinated. He is an adult responsible for his own actions.

    • Marie says:

      I have the crunchiest of granola hippies for a cousin and she is vaxxed and was eager for the vaccine to be approved for her young kids. So no, it’s not because his fiancee is a hippy. He’s a grown ass man who makes his own decisions.

    • Same says:

      That was sarcasm. – my original post got erased because I asked why we had to come around to blaming the woman at the end of the write up . 🤷‍♀️

  32. Renee says:

    I’m glad this all came out before he played My Mahomes & the Chiefs this weekend. We’re struggling enough as a team without this jerk spreading his nonsense to our team. I hope the Packers’ lose big time this weekend (as I would anyway being a Chiefs fan). The Packers’ team management allowed Rodgers’ reckless behavior.

    • whatWHAT? says:

      I hope they lose the rest of their games this season, and I hope that Rodgers never wins another game for his entire career.

      JERK that he is.

  33. Valerie says:

    What is, “There will be no consequences?”

  34. olliesmom says:

    When he said that he was “innoculated” at that press conference he’s looking down the whole time and he’s lying. Also I took the word “innoculated” to mean that he went to some “doctor” and had a crazy vitamin therapy or something useless against Covid like that meant to protect HIM ONLY from getting Covid. Does not care that he could potentially spread it all over the place. He did not say “vaccinated”.

    Oh, and he looks like he’s homeless. No offense intended towards the homeless.

    I’m sure all of those up there in MAGAT country will support him to the bitter end.

  35. Ms. says:

    I know they’re out there (Kyrie is an example) but here in the real world, where obscene privilege is rare, I have not seen a single adult Black person out in public who is not masked. But there are a LOT of white people who just don’t give a DAMN about masks or social distancing.

    Obviously, I am only speaking from my personal observation. But if it’s even half accurate, it’s almost like when you see your community get ravaged by something and killed disproportionately by it, you decide to protect other people from it. Just a wild concept.

    The selfishness of so many Americqns is REALLY getting to me right now.

  36. Aimee says:

    He put his teammates and all the other players in the league that he’s played against at risk all because he didn’t want to get vaccinated (probably for some dubious reasons). I am really mad about this. There needs to be consequences. If he hadn’t lied this wouldn’t be as big of a deal. He’d just be one more anti-vaxx idiot.

  37. Marie says:

    At least Cole Beasley of the Buffalo Bills owns his a**holery of refusing to get vaxxed. He never lied or misled anyone about it.

    I’ve got an anti-vaxx acquaintance who claims she and her children don’t need to be vaccinated because “our bodies are so amazing already.” She gives her kids homemade elderberry syrup and that’s as far as she goes with immunizing them which makes me think of Aaron and his alternate “immunization.” I’m not saying it doesn’t have its benefits but it ain’t a vaccine. I hope for her kids’ sakes that it’s enough. I hope for her kids’ sakes that she stays healthy.

    Also, Aaron and all the other Covidiots, for the millionth time: vaccines don’t mean you 100% won’t contract what they’re supposed to prevent. It means that your body now has the tools to fight it off and you won’t get so bad that you have to be hospitalized or die from it. See: the flu. 600,000 Americans alone died from Covid in little more than a year. Is that not enough for you? Why do I still have to ask that?

    • Amy Too says:

      I worked for someone who had her kids drink a shot of elderberry syrup every morning and they were sick ALL THE TIME. Constant colds, runny noses, horrific coughs, fatigue, they were always sick. What is elderberry syrup *supposed* to do because it sure wasn’t boosting their immune systems.

      • Sue says:

        I heard it smells horrible too, according to the husband of the above mentioned anti vaxxer. In all sincerity, these poor kids.

  38. TheOriginalMia says:

    Dumbass. He’s going to cost his team a game. His status was known, so it’s a risk the organization has been willing to take. Oh, well…

    I don’t feel comfortable blaming Shailene for this. Grown a$$ man baby who decided not to get the jab. If she’s not vaccinated either, then she’s knowingly jeopardizing the cast and crew of her latest film.

  39. heidstar says:

    yeah i don’t know what category of human these anti-vaxxers fall into anymore in my mind but i’m toeing a very scary line of losing all empathy. my mid-20’s brother told my nurse mother last week that she would go to hell for supporting vax’s for children. of course he’s not vax’d. but when he told her that she and I understood that he’s a lost cause. nothing is going to wake him up. And he has a Mensa-level IQ (but zero education or work ethic). So freaking sad and gross. When someone is that brain-dead (he was also physically abusive to me last year so we’re estranged) I’ve gotten to the point that they’re already dead to me. Like, if they die, it’s tragic they didn’t wake up first, and wasted their beautiful life for no reason, but also once they cross that line of illogic and harming others something in me has begun dying to them, too.

  40. C says:

    This entire post is so stupid.

  41. Surly Gale says:

    One Question: So many of these people have been seen with their dogs.
    Are their dogs vaccinated? I won’t care for a dog that hasn’t been vaccinated against Kennel Cough, rabies, distemper, parovirus……….
    Who looks after their dogs when they are away? Often, a kennel is used for boarding.
    So have they been putting all the other dogs at risk? No? Their dogs are all vaccinated?

    So they really are stupid then, if they choose to not vaccinate themselves. You value your dog above your mother’s life? Above your teammates lives?

  42. Dee Kay says:

    I am disappointed b/c I like Shailene Woodley (based on her acting and her participation at Standing Rock) and was hoping she found true love with a smart, successful, ethical, caring man. *sigh* Oh well. And now I’m learning from this thread she may have idiotic beliefs about health care, yikes.