Speaking on Thursday night to Tucker Carlson on his Fox News program “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Jason Whitlock, host of the “Fearless” podcast, said that in today’s culture, “Men are being emasculated. We’re being castrated, particularly those of us with traditional Christian values.”
He went on, “I can’t say that [NBA star] Kyrie Irving or [comedian] Dave Chappelle are aware of the larger deal that’s going on with men, but they can feel it.”
Whitlock applauded the two personalities for standing up for their beliefs and said more voices like this are needed in today’s “modern American culture.”
Irving has said publicly that he will not submit to being forced to take the COVID-19 vaccination in order to play professional basketball. As a result of his vax refusal, the Brooklyn Nets are benching him; he can’t even practice with the team. But Irving says he is not retiring—and that he is sticking by his personal beliefs. On social media this week, Irving said his decision to be unvaccinated is “my choice. And I would ask y’all just to respect that choice, and I am gonna just continue to stay in shape, be ready to play, be ready to rock out with my teammates, and just be part of this whole thing.”
Chappelle, for his part, is “in trouble” with the woke mob because he declared during a recent comedy routine that “gender is a fact.” But he’s standing up and pushing back on that as well.
Whitlock, who wrote about this topic and more in an op-ed this week on Blaze Media, explained to Carlson that Irving, age 29, is a healthy and physically fit pro athlete. “And there’s no real proof that his health is in jeopardy if he doesn’t take the vaccine,” said Whitlock. Yet “he’s being forced [to take the vaccine] and he’s refusing to—and he’s willing to be a voice for all these other Americans [who feel the same way] and to force a conversation that needs to happen. No one else is standing up for these people.”
Added Whitlock, “Dave Chappelle has this feeling like, ‘Well, hold on.’ As a black man and someone with traditional male values—I don’t know whether Chappelle is Christian or if he’s a Muslim or whatever—but he has male energy. And he’s being forced into the closet about his beliefs. Again, those of us with traditional male energy, with male values, with Christian values, are having to conceal who we are in this modern American culture. And it’s good to see Dave Chappelle push back. I think we’re starting to see a lot of entertainment figures” do the same, Whitlock also said.
As Whitlock wrote in his op-ed, “Men are coming out of the closet. Black men. NBA star Kyrie Irving. Comedic superstar Dave Chappelle. Former NBA player-turned-YouTuber Kwame Brown. Black men are escaping the cages that the matriarchy, the LGBTQ movement, and liberal orthodoxy constructed to tame, house, and emasculate us over the last six decades.”
Whitlock also wrote, “The ‘mission accomplished’ flag has been flying atop black men for a solid 40 years. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are in the process of raising the flag over white men.”
He went on, “Men—traditional ones with biblical values—have been made to feel ashamed of their beliefs, their nature, and the responsibilities God prescribed for them in the Gospel.”
Read Whitlock’s full column here.
And watch the entire conversation between Carlson and Whitlock on YouTube here.
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—By CNJ Staff