“Personal Me for A number of Years Completely for $500” – Joe Rogan Discloses ‘Low-cost’ MTV Provide in 1994

Joe Rogan took a number of gigs earlier than changing into the voice of the UFC for over 20 years. On his famed podcast, The Joe Rogan Expertise, the standup comic, revealed one gig that might have certain him for a few years, when he arrived in Los Angeles in 1994.

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In a dialog with the creator of ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Mike Decide, the visitor requested Rogan whether or not the UFC colour commentator ever labored for MTV.

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Joe Rogan responded, “No. Effectively, I did at one cut-off date. I did MTV half-hour comedy hour. After which I auditioned for an additional present at MTV. And the negotiations of that really wound me getting up on Fox present referred to as ‘Hardball’, which obtained canceled, and I obtained information radio.”

PASADENA, CA – FEBRUARY 01: Comic Joe Rogan performs throughout his look at The Ice Home Comedy Membership on February 1, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Picture by Michael Schwartz/WireImage)

Rogan provided this was the rationale for him transferring to Los Angeles. Additionally, he revealed why he was completely satisfied that he didn’t get the MTV position.

“They have been making an attempt to do a factor with me, however MTV was like insanely low-cost again then. I feel they needed to present me $500 for a pilot. And if the pilot went, I’d be unique to them for a number of years. So, I suppose they might personal me for a number of years solely for 500 {dollars}, which is hilarious,” mentioned Rogan.

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The JRE host and his visitor then mentioned how MTV felt they couldn’t get the revenue out of the celebs they construct, thus that they had such a state of affairs. The previous Worry Issue host labeled the deal as MTV’s ‘overcorrection’.

Joe Rogan misplaced cash with the UFC in his preliminary run

Cash was not at all times the problem with the millionaire podcast host, ever since he hosted the famend TV present -Worry Issue. Rogan as soon as provided he obtained ‘f*** you’ cash from the truth present, that even helped in his comedy gigs.

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Although Rogan referred to as MTV ‘low-cost’ within the early days, he labored for the UFC whereas dropping cash for 2 years. Beginning as a post-fight interviewer in 1997, the standup artist mentioned, “I used to be dropping cash. I’d earn more money doing a weekend at a comedy membership than I’d doing the UFC.”

Rogan give up the job, solely to return to the UFC when Zuffa bought it in 2001. Dana White talked Rogan into calling the fights for one evening at UFC 37.5 and the JRE host by no means left the UFC since.

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