U.S. News

Joe Rogan’s half-sister says he is LYING about their father being a violent domestic abuser

Joe Rogan’s half-sister has slammed the well-known podcast star, saying that he’s made ‘false claims about their father being violent and abusive.’

Bridget Rogan Carselda, 43, a authorities employee residing in North Arlington, New Jersey, remembers the generosity and love her father gave her and her twin sister Rosa whereas rising up, calling Joe Rogan senior ‘the epitome of a great father.’

Rogan – who has amassed over 15 million followers on his wildly standard podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience – lashed out at his father publicly claiming that he is abusive, violent and taught him poisonous traits rising up.  The comic and blended martial arts commentator typically describes his childhood as darkish and his relationship together with his father as barely-existent. 

Rogan Sr., 80, has not seen or spoken to his son for almost 50 years – and solely lately spoke out after his son characterised him because the ‘massive unhealthy wolf.’ 

Carselda, Joe Rogan’s half-sister and 43-year-old mom of two mentioned she didn’t develop up along with her half-brother, however instructed DailyMail.com that her expertise was a lot totally different than he described – and that she was shocked to listen to his claims about the person who raised her.

She mentioned rising up her father had by no means been violent, saying that he ‘by no means even raised his voice’ to anybody within the family.

‘Growing up my sister and I simply had such a completely happy childhood. I simply cannot inform everybody sufficient what a nice father now we have, God has blessed us,’ she mentioned.

‘My father has by no means been violent ever, that is why Joe junior’s claims are such a shock to us. My father has by no means even raised his voice to us. He is the epitome of a great father.’

She additionally remembered attempting to achieve out to Joe Jr. when she discovered of his existence as a teenager – and being rebuffed.

‘I used to be 19 years previous when my father instructed me about Joe Jr. He was not even well-known but, he was a comic and did a present known as NewsRadio,’ she mentioned.

‘We seemed him up on the computer and emailed him asking to satisfy, and defined that his father would additionally like to satisfy him.

‘Joe did reply, however not kindly. He referred to my father as a sperm donor. So my sister and I backed off and by no means emailed him once more.’

Bridget Rogan Carselda, 43, says she had a ‘nice father’ and was ‘shocked’ to listen to the claims made by her step-brother Joe Rogan

Carselda (left) didn't grow up with her half-brother but says that her childhood was happy and she was shocked to hear her half-brother's claims against her father Joe Rogan senior (right)

 Carselda (left) did not develop up along with her half-brother however says that her childhood was completely happy and she or he was shocked to listen to her half-brother’s claims towards her father Joe Rogan senior (proper)

Carselda says that her father (left) and mother Rosa (right) were very close to her and her twin sister and that she wants her half-brother to admit the truth

Carselda says that her father (left) and mom Rosa (proper) have been very near her and her twin sister and that she needs her half-brother to confess the reality

The 43-year-old (center) is a mother the mother of two, her eldest Robert, 16, (left), her youngest Carlo, 8, and is happily married to her partner (right)

The 43-year-old (heart) is a mom the mom of two, her eldest Robert, 16, (left), her youngest Carlo, 8, and is fortunately married to her companion (proper) 

 In a bid to show her father’s innocence, Carselda mentioned she made an Official Public Records Act (OPRA) request.

‘It took a while however I used to be in a position to make an OPRA request in order that the police division might undergo my father’s recordsdata to show to Joe junior that my father has by no means had a violent historical past,’ she mentioned.

‘The OPRA request did come again and simply as I knew, there was nothing violent in my father’s information ever. My father was a retired police lieutenant from Harrison New Jersey, not Newark as Joe claims.’

When questioned why Rogan would make such claims Carselda mentioned she believed that the age he left, made him impressionable.

She mentioned: ‘My father and Joe junior’s mother, now Susan Lembo, didn’t get alongside and separated. Joes sister Laura is a year or so youthful then him. My father would choose him up on Fridays and have him for the weekend.

‘My father remembers Joe fondly ready by the window of the residence for him to choose him up. It’s the rationale my dad labored so laborious to provide his children a good life. My father seemed ahead to spending the weekends with Joe.’

 

Joe Rogan Senior worked as a police officer in New Jersey, his daughter Carselda said he was always trying to provide for the family

Joe Rogan Senior labored as a police officer in New Jersey, his daughter Carselda mentioned he was at all times attempting to offer for the household

Rogan (right) senior now 80 is a doting father and grandfather to Carselda's children as seen pictured here with Carlo (center) and her husband (left), she says

Rogan (proper) senior now 80 is a doting father and grandfather to Carselda’s youngsters as seen pictured right here with Carlo (heart) and her husband (left), she says

She mentioned she believes the ‘lies’ began from tales he heard from his mom.

‘I imagine that this is what his mom instructed him. Once they left with out my father’s data, Joe junior known as my father a number of occasions from San Francisco he mentioned he wished to come back house.

‘My father mentioned Joe put your mother on the cellphone I’ll ship a aircraft ticket over to you. The cellphone was hung up and my father by no means heard from his son once more.’

Her brother’s fame has not phased Carselda who mentioned she simply worries about what he is saying about their father.

‘I keep in mind feeling very unhappy on the time. I used to be 19 I come from a very shut loving household and I could not wrap my head round his response,’ she mentioned.

‘I keep in mind considering to myself this is truthful. I do not care if my brother pumped fuel for a residing I’d nonetheless need to meet him. That is the rationale why we by no means contacted Laura.’

Rosa (left) Carselda's mother and her father Rogan senior (right) are often seen with their grandkids like Robert (center) at special events

Rosa (left) Carselda’s mom and her father Rogan senior (proper) are sometimes seen with their grandkids like Robert (heart) at particular occasions

Carselda (left) said her and her twin sister Rosa (right) had never seen their father being violent as Rogan claimed

Carselda (left) mentioned her and her twin sister Rosa (proper) had by no means seen their father being violent as Rogan claimed

‘Joe began turning into well-known when concern issue got here out. I actually did not really feel any method as a result of I by no means had a brotherly relationship with him,’ she mentioned.

‘People would name me and say ‘hey is that your brother’ and I’d say ‘it is my father’s son,’ I by no means knew Joe as a brother.

If given the possibility, Carselda mentioned she is not sure if she would attain out once more.

She mentioned: ‘I’ve mixture of feelings about meeting Joe junior due to his daring disturbing claims. I really feel that he has constructed his superstar platform off of those false claims and at this level simply must throw within the towel and admit the reality.’

Joe Rogan senior, 80, hopes by talking out, he can reconnect together with his estranged son as soon as and for all.

His son, who shares his identify and is host of the Joe Rogan Experience, has described his father as a ‘very, very violent man’ on his podcast and claimed he’d seen his father ‘beat the f*** out of individuals’ whereas rising up.  

In an interview with The U.S. Sun Rogan snr. mentioned he hoped to have a relationship together with his son, regardless of being accused of violence and domestic abuse.

He mentioned: ‘I’m on my method out. I’m 80 years previous, I’m within the rearview mirror. But I wish to see him. I positively would sit down with him as a result of he must take heed to my facet of the story. He by no means requested.

‘[I’d also like] my daughters to satisfy him, simply to say good day and say how we really feel. You solely stay as soon as. You cannot come again and do it once more.

‘He does not understand how a lot it harm me, and what I needed to undergo.’ 

Joe Rogan senior has not seen or spoken to his son for nearly 50 years and would like to set the record straight on being characterized as abusive by his son who shares his name (pictured)

Joe Rogan senior has not seen or spoken to his son for almost 50 years and wish to set the file straight on being characterised as abusive by his son who shares his identify (pictured)

His son the host of the Joe Rogan Experience, has repeatedly described his father as a 'very, very violent guy'

His son the host of the Joe Rogan Experience, has repeatedly described his father as a ‘very, very violent man’

Rogan snr. told The U.S. Sun he wanted to set the record straight and hoped to have a relationship with his son, who works as a media personality and is known for his comedy

Rogan snr. instructed The U.S. Sun he wished to set the file straight and hoped to have a relationship together with his son, who works as a media persona and is identified for his comedy

During an episode of the Joe Rogan Experience, Rogan instructed listeners about what he recalled to be a darkish childhood, remembering ‘temporary, violent flashes of domestic violence.’

‘My mother and my step-dad are literally very completely happy, and so they’ve been completely happy since I used to be seven years previous’ he mentioned.

‘It’s actually bizarre. All my harm s*** got here from my actual father, earlier than I used to be seven. My actual father was loopy, he was like a psychotic individual. He beat the f*** out of my mom, he beat the f*** out of my cousin. He picked my cousin up by his hair, dude.

‘All I keep in mind of my dad are these temporary, violent flashes of domestic violence. But I do not need to complain about my childhood. Nothing unhealthy ever actually occurred to me, I do not hate the man.’

Rogan snr. rebuffed the claims that he had ever been violent, as a substitute telling The U.S. Sun that he was heartbroken when his ex and Rogan’s mom, Susan, left him.

He mentioned there have been no police reviews or complaints towards him after they left. He remembers solely being caring in the direction of his son.  

Rogan added: ‘If I used to be the large unhealthy wolf, they’d have had a restraining order towards me. Why did [Joe’s mom] maintain the identify? I could not perceive that.

‘If I used to be so horrible, why did not she take the identify away from him when she obtained married and gave him his new identify?’

The former New Jersey police officer mentioned he was a ‘realist’ which is why he by no means reached out or took his ex-partner to courtroom for custody.

‘I used to be heartbroken, however I used to be a realist. And I did not need to put him via extra ache. You might say I sacrificed my relationship with him for his well-being,’ he mentioned.

The 80-year-old claims losing his son (pictured) when he was only 7 was heartbreaking, saying he didn't fight for custody in the hope of reducing his son's trauma growing up

The 80-year-old claims shedding his son (pictured) when he was solely 7 was heartbreaking, saying he did not struggle for custody within the hope of decreasing his son’s trauma rising up

The former police officer has pointed to no historic evidence and says his mother keeping his last name is proof that Rogan's claims are false

The former police officer has pointed to no historic proof and says his mom holding his final identify is proof that Rogan’s claims are false

Rogan is an American UFC color commentator, podcaster, comedian, actor, and former television presenter

Rogan is an American UFC coloration commentator, podcaster, comic, actor, and former tv presenter

Since turning into well-known Rogan has referred to his father in a number of interviews and on-air publications that he remembers him as a violent man who ‘deserted him’.

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Rogan claimed his father additionally promoted poisonous habits after a struggle together with his cousin.

‘When I used to be 5, I had a struggle with one in all my cousins — punched him within the face over one thing silly — and his mom was screaming to my mother and father, ‘Your son’s a little monster. He punched my child within the face!’ he mentioned.

‘My dad pulled me apart and I instructed him the reality of what occurred. He mentioned, ‘Did you cry?’ I mentioned, ‘No.’ He mentioned, ‘Good, do not ever cry.’

‘I imply, he was completely happy that I punched my cousin. It was simply complicated, you recognize? He was simply a very violent, scary man.

‘After the cut up, we moved to San Francisco and that was it. Never heard from him once more.’

When making these claims, Rolling Stone contacted Rogan snr. who would not reply on to the allegations.

Rogan was born in Newark, New Jersey, and began his career in comedy in 1988 he later appeared as an actor on several television shows, including NewsRadio (pictured)

Rogan was born in Newark, New Jersey, and commenced his career in comedy in 1988 he later appeared as an actor on a number of tv exhibits, together with NewsRadio (pictured)

Rogan has spoken about his troubled and strained relationship with his father in several interviews and on his podcast, his father hoping he can reconnect despite rebuffing claims

Rogan has spoken about his troubled and strained relationship together with his father in a number of interviews and on his podcast, his father hoping he can reconnect regardless of rebuffing claims

Rogan is an American UFC coloration commentator, podcaster, comic, actor, and former tv presenter.

He hosts The Joe Rogan Experience, a podcast through which he discusses present occasions, comedy, politics, philosophy, science, and hobbies with a number of company.

Rogan was born in Newark, New Jersey, and commenced his career in comedy in 1988 later relocating to Los Angeles in 1994, the place he signed an unique developmental cope with Disney and appeared as an actor on a number of tv exhibits, together with Hardball and NewsRadio. 

In 1997, he began working for the Ultimate Fighting Championship as an interviewer and coloration commentator. 

The now 55-year-old launched his first comedy particular, I’m Gonna Be Dead Someday in 2000 and hosted the sport present Fear Factor from 2001 to 2006.

After leaving Fear Factor, Rogan centered on his stand-up career and hosted extra comedy specials, launching The Joe Rogan Experience in 2009, which by 2015, had change into one of the crucial standard podcasts on the planet.

DailyMail.com has reached out to Carselda’s sister and her mom for remark and her half-brother Joe Rogan.

The now 55-year-old released his first comedy special, I'm Gonna Be Dead Someday in 2000 and hosted the game show Fear Factor from 2001 to 2006

The now 55-year-old launched his first comedy particular, I’m Gonna Be Dead Someday in 2000 and hosted the sport present Fear Factor from 2001 to 2006

After leaving Fear Factor, Rogan focused on his stand-up career and hosted more comedy specials, launching The Joe Rogan Experience in 2009

After leaving Fear Factor, Rogan centered on his stand-up career and hosted extra comedy specials, launching The Joe Rogan Experience in 2009

Back to top button