Aaron Rodgers is a complicated man and no one truly understands him but his woman.
Ahead of Week 1 of the 2022 NFL season, Aaron Rodgers paid a visit to Bill Maher’s Club Random podcast, where the Green Bay Packers quarterback shared his thoughts on the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, revealing that he doesn’t believe the government should have “any control over what we do with our bodies.”
Rodgers said that he leans “more pro life” but took the side of the pro choice argument by saying the government shouldn’t interfere with people’s bodies, even for people who decide to get an abortion.
“I think there’s a lot of people that believe that you should have your own decision-making on your own medical decisions,” Rodgers told Maher. “My thing is I have an issue with the hypocrisy in society in general and I know you do as well, but abortion has been a hot topic, right. And especially after Roe v. Wade got overturned and sent back to the states, or whatever. I don’t believe the government should have any control over what we do with our bodies.
“As much as I might lean more pro life, I don’t want the government to tell me I can’t smoke a cigar, I can’t have a drink of alcohol, I can’t choose my own medical decisions,” he continued. “And if I’m a woman, don’t fucking tell me what to do. Like whether or not I agree with what you decide to do, who cares? And the government should not have a decision that infringes upon my own personal freedoms.”
Elsewhere in his conversation with Maher, Rodgers blasted California Governor Gavin Newsom, for signing a new bill that would limit doctors from promoting COVID-19 misinformation.
“State’s going to shit, but I’m hanging on,” the California native said. “I grew up in a small town, very little cases up in Chico, California, but all the small businesses? Fucking gone.”
His full interview is expected to be dropped on Sunday.