Rodgers tested positive for COVID-19 last week, subsequently missing the Packers game against the Kansas City Chiefs on November 7. The Chiefs ultimately went on to secure a 13-7 victory.
The 37-year-old quarterback was heavily criticized for claiming he was “immunized” against COVID. After being accused of misleading fans, Rodgers clarified on the Pat McAfee Show that he had never been vaccinated but had instead received a dose of ivermectin.
The antiparasitic drug, used for humans and animals, has been championed by some vaccine opponents.
Now sources for People claim that Rodgers is “upset” and doesn’t understand the public’s response.
“He knew some people would disagree with him, but he didn’t know that it would become the s*** storm it became. People who he thought were friends are turning on him.”
“He’s upset. He’s very unhappy with the response to him.”
The source added that Rodgers feels “crucified” for his opinion.