Ken Jennings Defends Podcast Co-Host John Roderick Amid “Bean Dad” Twitter Controversy – E! On-line


Ken Jennings is standing by John Roderick after his Omnibus podcast co-host got here underneath hearth for a since-deleted Twitter thread. 

Based on The Wrap, Roderick shared 23 tweets this weekend in regards to the time his 9-year-old daughter did not know use a guide can opener on a can of baked beans and he tasked her with figuring it out on her personal, which reportedly took “SIX HOURS on and off” and led to the kid breaking down in tears whereas Roderick labored on a jigsaw puzzle close by. Whereas Roderick allegedly thought of the incident a “educating second,” many followers thought he took it too far.

Quickly, Twitter customers began criticizing Roderick and phrases like “Bean Dad” and “She’s 9” started trending. Based on The Hollywood Reporter, Roderick initially defended himself, even altering his Twitter bio to “Bean Dad since 2021.”

“By some means my story about educating my daughter work out use a can opener and overcome her frustration acquired over onto a model of twitter the place I am being accused of kid abuse,” he reportedly wrote. “It is astonishing. My child is ok everyone.”

He allegedly added, “The very best half about being ratio’d by these parenting concern-trolls is that they maintain harping on how depriving my child of baked beans for SIX HOURS is little one abuse. Six hours is the size of time between meals. Lunch at midday, dinner at six. They’re actually saying CHILD ABUSE.”