Joe Rogan’s kale shake leads to Twitter skirmish with vegans

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Sometimes it seems that Twitter was invented so people could post innocuous pictures of their lunches. Comedian Joe Rogan’s snap of a midday kale concoction, though, led to an ugly ideological battle.

Rogan’s reference to vegans as “freaks” didn’t take long to hit a nerve.

@Durangodog: u r total fucking hypocrite. Why don't u and ur wife pop out some more kids? Just what this earth needs” #VEGANCUNT #BLOCKED

— Joe Rogan (@joerogan) August 8, 2012

That last thing I quoted is exactly what I hate about some crazy vegans – a human telling me there's something wrong with reproducing

— Joe Rogan (@joerogan) August 8, 2012

@joerogan Procreation should be the best thing we do.

— jeff smadbeck (@jeffsmadbeck) August 8, 2012

Is celebrities mixing it up with fans and followers in ugly Twitter exchanges a new trend? Blake Shelton’s turtle-squashing joke turned into a multi-day affair.

Yet excited to let the world know she only eats plants – plants that could have been eaten by nice animals. Kill yourself, feed the crows

— Joe Rogan (@joerogan) August 8, 2012

Woa @joerogan keep it calm, you'll need the vegans to throw tomatoes at you during stand up. You'd think an MMA announcer got beat up enough

— Marti (@RnbwSprinkles) August 8, 2012

Could this story have a happy ending? Can’t we all #justbenice?

@Durangodog wow why would you say shit like that to @joerogan be vegan all you like, just be a nice person with it. #justbenice

— Jack Steven Potter (@JackPotterDS) August 8, 2012

Is this the final word from Rogan on the subject?

If you do choose a vegan diet, make sure you supplement with B12 or your brain will shrink

— Joe Rogan (@joerogan) August 8, 2012

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