Aaron Rodgers State Farm ads disappear from your TV

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State Farm’s spots with the Green Bay Packers quarterback dropped significantly over the weekend, following the revelation that Rodgers is not vaccinated against Covid-19 and has apparently bypassed NFL protocols for them. unvaccinated players. Rodgers recently contracted Covid and missed his team’s game on Sunday.

Rodgers was only featured in 1.5% of State Farm’s nearly 400 TV ads on Sunday, according to data from Apex Marketing, which tracks nationwide ad buys. That’s a massive drop from the previous two Sundays, in which the insurance company featured Rodgers in about a quarter of its commercials.

“Our monitoring indicates that this was not a planned and more reactionary cut as no significant new publicity has been put in its place,” Apex Chairman Eric Smallwood said in a statement. Action Network first reported the news.
State Farm did not immediately return CNN Business’s request for comment on the change. However, a spokesperson told Ad Age that it would be “inappropriate for us to comment on Aaron’s immunization status,” and said he was focusing on new ads featuring the former footballer. NFL Terry Bradshaw.
Over the weekend, Prevea Health ended its partnership with Rodgers. He was previously a spokesperson for the Wisconsin-based healthcare company.

Rodgers expressed disappointment with his treatment by the media last Friday.

“I realize that I’m in the sights of the waking crowd right now,” Rodgers said on “The Pat McAfee Show”. “So before my last nail is put in my cancellation culture coffin, I think I would like to set the record straight on so many blatant lies that are circulating about myself.”

Rodgers said the media was on a “witch hunt” to find out which players had been vaccinated and blamed reporters for him saying he was “immune” in August.


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