Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson accused of using steroids; ‘come clean’ says Joe Rogan

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson accused of using steroids; ‘come clean’ says Joe Rogan

He has many of the most common signs of steroid use, like flushed skin, a protruding stomach, and an insanely muscular physique. His natural testosterone levels should have decreased starting in his 30s, so if he was truly natural, there is no way he could look this freepressportal good into his old age. One of the biggest signs of steroid use is an “insulin gut.” Some drugs like insulin and growth hormone cause the stomach to increase in size. I’m embarrassed and ashamed,” he explained in a confessional apology video posted to YouTube.

UFC commentator and podcaster Joe Rogan has now called on Dwayne Johnson to post a similar admission, claiming that there’s no way he’s clean. While taking steroids, always check with your doctor or pharmacist before starting any new medicines. Make sure your GP, dentist or community pharmacist is aware you are taking steroids.

Liver King, 45, admits lying about taking steroids to achieve his muscular physique

Yet, as Rogan and Derek debate, hiding steroid use is seen as misleading, while openly admitting to it can be seen as setting a bad example, and placing further pressure on body ideals. Alongside genuine medical concerns, this unfortunately makes GH (or HGH) a prime candidate for athletes wanting a little edge. If you haven’t heard of the guy, Liver King has shot to internet fame in the last couple of years thanks to his extremely ripped physique and his preaching of a holistic, “primal” carnivorous diet.

  • Dr. Anthony Youn, a plastic surgeon and popular Tik-Toker, had to make an entire video breaking down the risks of a ‘carnivore’ diet and explain that such a lifestyle would wreak havoc on one’s intestinal system and digestive process.
  • UFC commentator and podcaster Joe Rogan has now called on Dwayne Johnson to post a similar admission, claiming that there’s no way he’s clean.
  • On a recent podcast, Rogan was discussing the downfall of a fitness influencer called Liver King, who promoted a diet of raw meat.

The world-famous “Liver King” has been accused of maintaining his toned physique with expensive steroids – despite claims his look is all-natural. But the dad-of-two admitted to taking steroids after being accused by another bodybuilder of using performance-enhancing drug. Many were quick to blast the muscleman, with some hoping it would encourage other fitness influencers to be honest about their steroid use.


He literally looks like a tomato in some pictures, which is a classic side effect of long-term steroid use. “I lied and I misled a lot of people,” he said in a YouTube apology video posted Dec. 6. “Yes, I’ve done steroids. And yes, I’m on steroids, monitored and managed by a trained hormone clinician.” As a footballer player, then a wrestler and actor, Dwayne Johnson’s physicality has been at the forefront of three careers.

Sometimes, when your disease is severe, you might be given by injection for a few days. Steroids are also known as corticosteroids and common types include prednisolone and budesonide. “And if it’s to live a longer, healthier life, live a better life, then there’s no other motivation, I think.”

The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Derek then recounted, in detail, an earlier 2021 email allegedly from Johnson in his own inbox, in which the soon-to-be Liver King expresses interest in acquiring HGH to improve his physique. But he took a different tone on Friday when apologizing to his fans for his years of deceit as he tried to explain that he has self-esteem issues.

When you first start treatment our specialist doctors and pharmacists will monitor you. Please expect to have regular appointments and blood tests when you first start treatment. It is usual to start with a higher dose of steroid and for this to be gradually reduced over time.

Joe Rogan accuses Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson of taking steroids

Fitness influencer Liver King has apologised and admitted to using steroids after an email leak claimed his physique was the result of using more than $10,000 of performance-enhancing drugs a month – not the carnivorous diet he promotes. Bodybuilder Brian Johnson has long claimed the “ancestral lifestyle”, which includes chowing down on raw liver and other animal organs, has enabled him to maintain his impressive build. Brian Johnson initially claimed he achieved his muscley figure thanks to a diet that includes raw liver and other animal organs such as testicles.

Is Liver King On Steroids?

But he recently confessed to using steroids in a six-minute long YouTube video. “I don’t touch this stuff [steroids], I’ve never done this stuff, I’m not going to do this stuff.” “Do you know how rare it is to have a physique like that and not be on steroids?… I don’t care how much you lift weights, that is a freak physique.”

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Rogan admitted to using “hormone replacement” to alter his physique, and feels there is nothing wrong in doing so, but wants users to be honest about it. The “Liver King” Brian Johnson rose to social media fame promoting a diet of eating raw meat, and training religiously. As his celebrity increased Brian Johnson repeatedly knocked back claims that he was using steroids, but it has since been proven that he was lying.