Joe Rogan and Bill Maher mock today's "coddled" kids and "woke bullsh*t" - Dexerto
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Joe Rogan and Bill Maher mock today’s “coddled” kids and “woke bullsh*t”

Published: 18/Jan/2020 18:10

by Daniel Cleary

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Popular late-night TV host Bill Maher highlighted some of the major differences seen in people today compared to past generations during his appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast on January 17.

In recent years, partly due to technological advancements and access to information, many parents have become increasingly protective of their children, which has led to some criticism over the effects it has on the newer generations.

Popular personalities Joe Rogan and Bill Maher explained their take on the matter highlighting how this new internet culture and “fragile, woke bullsh*t” has led to more people “coddling” their kids than ever.

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Bill Maher is the host of the popular late-night TV show ‘Real Time with Bill Maher.’

After pointing out many different attitudes, surrounding tasks such as minding a child, that have changed over time, the pair explained that people were much softer in comparison to previous generations.

“People were just rougher,” Bill Maher expressed, “You and I walk the same path very often, we are progressives but we have short patience with some of the fragile, woke bullsh*t, some of that is just the way you’re brought up.”

The popular TV host also shared why many of the younger generations seemed to have become softer in recent years, “I think kids are coddled, you know? I think they’re indulged and that’s the reason why they freak out over microaggressions.”

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The two continued to go back and forth in agreeance, making references to their time growing up and the different levels of responsibility which kids had when they were younger.

“Getting to the dentist yourself, first of all, they don’t even let you do that today, they don’t let kids just be on their own.” Maher explained, “I wasn’t raised by bad people, people were just rougher, it was a rougher time.”

Although he felt that there were many things that had improved over recent years, the popular television host still felt that some of the “coddling” had gone too far, “I wouldn’t recommend these things exactly, although getting somewhere on your own isn’t the worst thing in the world, but a little more of that [is needed].”

However, Joe Rogan was a little more undecided than Maher expressing that it was difficult to compare some of the differences, claiming it was ‘two different worlds’ between now and then.

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Pokimane denies new Fedmyster claims, says he sent “admission of guilt”

Published: 26/Nov/2020 2:27 Updated: 26/Nov/2020 3:48

by Isaac McIntyre

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Imane ‘Pokimane’ Anys has hit back at claims made by former OfflineTV streamer Federico ‘Fedmyster’ Gaytan in a leaked exposé document, and revealed the disgraced Twitch star sent her what she believes is an “admission of guilt.”

Earlier this year, the OfflineTV house was rocked by accusations of harassment and misconduct leveled at former editor-turned-personality Fedmyster.

Several members of the Twitch content group, including Lilypichu and Yvonne, detailed how Gaytan would “come to [their] room, drunk” and “massage [their] feet and thighs.” Yvonne also revealed he had “crawled in bed” with her, kissed her cheek, and put his hand up her shirt.

These accusations were compounded when Pokimane claimed Fed had been a “big reason” why she moved out of the house. Fedmyster was subsequently expelled from the OfflineTV house, and removed from the company.

After months of silence from the Twitch streamer, a document leaked online on Nov. 24, which mainly detailed Fed’s relationship with Pokimane. In the unreleased exposé titled “My Truth”, which Dexerto has read copies of, Gaytan, 25, accused Pokimane of “twisting the truth” about their relationship.

Pokimane has now hit back, speaking about the leaked document in a short Twitch stream on Wednesday. In her response, she suggests Fedmyster sent her an “admission of guilt” in regards to his “manipulative” actions.

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Fedmyster’s leaked doc, “My Truth,” mainly revolves around his relationship with Pokimane.

Fedmyster allegedly sent Pokimane “admission of guilt”

Anys, who admitted she’s already seen several versions of the Fedmyster document, doubled down on her previous June 29 claims. According to the Twitch star, Fed’s claim to a potential hookup, Steve, that they were “a thing” was the best example of his manipulation.

“I want to make it clear that, to me, this incident [with Steve] was clearly a mess-up on Fed’s part. I confronted Fed, he apologized… he admitted fault,” she said.

Pokimane revealed she messaged Fedmyster ahead of her ‘tell-all’ stream in June, asking if there was anything she “should maybe leave out.” When Gaytan requested she skip over the incident with Steve at the party, however, she refused.

“He said ‘if you can… leave out the Steve stuff, it’s something I wouldn’t like mentioned.’ I couldn’t leave that out. He asked me not to mention it, and I think that’s an admission of guilt, then later he says ‘that’s not how it went down’.”

Pokimane says Fed’s claims ‘overshadow’ real issue

The problem, she continued, is that Fed has focused on her being a “villain” and leading him on in the leaked document. This focus, which she believes “blows everything out of proportion,” is being used to overshadow the actual OfflineTV accusations.

“Essentially we had trouble being close but managing our friendship, knowing he wanted more, but I always felt I was upfront about it… it really bothers me that in this document he tried to make me out as the bad guy,” Pokimane said.

“Obviously we weren’t on the same page. I hope you guys can see this from my perspective… I didn’t see a future between the two of us. I thought I was always honest. Looking back, I should have been more aware of how I acted around him, but hindsight is 20/20!

“To me, in all honesty, all of this is just not important. It’s regular 20-year-old relationship bullsh*t. What I shared about the situation is my honest truth, and it’s totally irrelevant to the actual incidents that triggered all of this.”

Fedmyster says he “stands by document”

Fedmyster has addressed the leaked document too; according to the disgraced Twitch star, he had no plans to release the exposé, because it felt like “airing dirty laundry.”

“[Poki and I] came to agree that keeping things private and making no further statements publicly was what was best for us…We wanted to heal and prevent any further harm to the people involved,” he explained in a short Twitter post.

“On the topic of whether I tried to manipulate our friends to hate her, I still fully stand behind what my document reads but I want to emphasize that it wasn’t my intention to shine Poki in a bad light… I am deeply sorry, and wish I wasn’t so naive and insensitive.”

Fedmyster also said he “still believes [he] was mischaracterized,” but added “after talking to Poki I came to understand her perspective. My outlook on the situation as a whole now comes from a better place of understanding.”

Hours after finishing her stream, Anys took to her second Twitter account, where she said she was “looking forward to moving on” from the whole situation.

“Sorry, td was tough, it’s hard for me to reply to v private things without making the situation messier + I was not in a good headspace,” she wrote. “ty to those that were understanding. looking forward to moving on.”

Yvonne and Lilypichu, who were the first to level harassment allegations against Fedmyster, have not yet publicly addressed the leaked document.