Green Bay Packers advocate Aaron Rogers says he expects an apology from the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for an article claiming he has “COVID Toe,” although he mentioned it in an interview the day before.
Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Rogers said he had a broken toe and said the WSJ report was “a classic case of disinformation.”
“I have a broken toe, I’ve never heard of COVID on my toe before, I don’t have injuries on my feet, this is just a classic case of misinformation,” he said. said… “It’s amazing because it used to be a reputable journalistic institution, but today we live in such a world.”
He said that he “enjoyed reading this article. It was very, very interesting, but I had never heard of COVID toe before. “
“Pat joked about it on the show and I mentioned yesterday that it’s worse than a grassy toe and it must be a bone problem,” Rogers explained, referring to his appearance on The Pat McAfee Show. on Tuesday.
During this interview, he noted that he “had no lasting effects” from his COVID-19 infection “other than a COVID toe.” later addition that he had a toe injury – a “bone problem.”
According to ESPN, he later said that he had a broken toe.
“It’s actually called misinformation where you perpetuate false information about a person,” Rogers said as he took off his shoes to show his toes to the camera.
“Oh, there are no defeats. Oh, what a surprise, ”he said.
The Epoch Times reached out to the Wall Street Journal for comment.
Dubbed COVID toes, the condition can cause the skin on one or more toes to swell and turn bright red and then purple, according to WebMD. Other symptoms include blisters, itching, pain, raised tender bumps, and patches of rough skin.
Rogers previously made headlines when the NFL fined him for violating the COVID-19 protocol.
In accordance with Mike Garafolo of the NFL NetworkThe NFL fined Rogers $ 300,000 after a brief investigation.
The probe was carried out after Rogers, 37, tested positive for COVID-19, a disease caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus in early November, after announcing in August that he had been “immunized” against the virus.
In an investigation that included a video review, the NFL discovered that both Rogers and his teammate Allen Lazard were unable to wear face masks at all times at team facilities and attended a Halloween party without masks – violating protocol requiring players to use masks. not vaccinated against COVID-19. …