Sure, Aaron Rodgers is conscious of the headlines.
One week after the NFL quarterback appeared to counsel Jimmy Kimmel had a possible connection to the late Jeffrey Epstein and an alleged “checklist” of his associates, the athlete tried to make clear his feedback.
“It has been an fascinating week for positive,” Rodgers stated on the Jan. 9 episode of The Pat McAfee Show, earlier than reflecting on his historical past with Kimmel, who has beforehand poked enjoyable at him on late-night. “Quick-forward to this final week and I stated…and I am quoting myself right here, ‘Lots of people together with Jimmy Kimmel are actually hoping that [list] does not come out.’ Finish quote. That is what I stated.”
“I am glad that Jimmy is just not on the checklist. I actually am. I do not suppose he is the P-word,” he added, later noting he is conscious how severe of an allegation that’s. Rodgers additionally stated he needs Kimmel the most effective and does not “give a s–t” what the host says about him.
“So long as he understands what I really stated, that I am not accusing him of being on an inventory,” Rodgers continued, “I am all for shifting ahead.”
Kimmel has but to publicly reply to Rodgers’ newest feedback, E! Information has reached out to his rep and has not but heard again.
Rodgers, a reoccurring visitor on the sports activities discuss present, raised eyebrows throughout his Jan. 2 look when he weighed in on stated “checklist.”