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Kyrie Irving says he learned about Flat-Earth theory on Instagram

Kyrie Irving revealed on a recent podcast that his inspiration for ascribing to the Flat-Earth theory came from cruising Instagram.

The Boston Celtics superstar of course has frequently touted his Flat-Earth beliefs, aligning himself in the camp of conspiracy theorists on the periphery of scientific skeptics who tout the pseudo-scientific and obviously widely panned theory.

Irving recently discussed the origins of his belief the Earth is not spherical in shape with Philadelphia 76ers guard J.J. Redick on “The J.J. Redick Podcast.”

But wait. There’s more.

Irving — regardless of the dubious nature in which he stumbled upon the Flat-Earth theory — has hinted in the past he does not necessarily believe in it. However, Irving as recently as November postulated that “not one real picture of Earth” exists.

Not only that, an event in Boston last week promoting the Kyrie 4 from Nike featured a display/prop celebrating Irving’s pet theory which “explains” in part how the entire legitimate scientific community has been bamboozled into believing the Earth is round.

And then just this week, Irving defended the ongoing defense of his perceived beliefs by saying, “I’m not a scientist.”

There’s a lot to unpack here with Irving’s Flat-Earth chatter. But one thing is certain: The truth is out there … although probably not on Instagram, at least when it comes to conducting scientific research.

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