Joe Rogan accused of 'selling out' as Spotify omits podcasts

Joe Rogan fans have been left disappointed after the outspoken comedian's podcast back catalog was noticeably missing controversial episodes featuring the likes of InfoWars host Alex Jones and comedian Chris D'Elia, who has been accused of sexual misconduct.

The Joe Rogan Experience arrived on the music streaming service Tuesday, potentially taking listeners from the likes of Apple and Google where previous episodes are available.

However, social media users and even past guests whose episodes were missing suggested Spotify had censored the clips and wondered whether Rogan's $100million deal announced in May meant his non-politically correct style would change.

'If they left these podcast out just think about how many guest he can't have on without spotify's approval, so much for free speech Joe,' one fan wrote.

Joe Rogan fans have been left disappointed after the outspoken comedian's Spotify podcast back catalog was noticeably missing controversial episodes

Joe Rogan fans have been left disappointed after the outspoken comedian's Spotify podcast back catalog was noticeably missing controversial episodes

Interviews featuring the likes of InfoWars host Alex Jones (pictured) were not initially available but Jones said in a video that he spoke to Rogan who said the  interviews will be uploaded later

Interviews featuring the likes of InfoWars host Alex Jones (pictured) were not initially available but Jones said in a video that he spoke to Rogan who said the  interviews will be uploaded later

Others said Rogan was 'dead to me' if he didn't address the issue and claimed he had 'sold out.'

Rogan had previously reassured fans that the show will be exactly the same and it was just a licensing deal, 'so Spotify won't have any creative control over the show.'

However the missing episodes prompted social media users to confront the brand online as they suggested Rogan may have had no idea himself that certain interviews were missing.

'When can we expect to see the full library of @joerogan's JRE Podcast on your platform? Some eps are missing,' one fan tweeted Spotify just minutes after the September 1 switchover began.

Spotify's customer care account managers seemed to believe it was down to a user glitch with one social media manager replying, 'Sorry for the confusion! Could you DM us your account's email address? We'll take a look backstage.'

Another replied: 'Can you tell us more about what's happening exactly? We'll help out.'

Rogan switched to the streaming service as part of a $100million deal that started Tuesday but some fans said he had 'sold out' when they saw missing clips

Rogan switched to the streaming service as part of a $100million deal that started Tuesday but some fans said he had 'sold out' when they saw missing clips

Blogger Mikhaila Peterson, the daughter of controversial professor and public speaker Jordan Peterson, said that her episode being left out was worse than getting demonetized from YouTube

Blogger Mikhaila Peterson, the daughter of controversial professor and public speaker Jordan Peterson, said that her episode being left out

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