I have the same issue. I carried a mobile phone for some 20 years, I have not had one for the last 3 years. Afiena, you said in your post above you were verified via email. How did you acomplish that? What steps did you take?
I didn’t add the number at the sign up process, it let me continue. Had it not let me through and continue without it I quite grudgingly would’ve added my number because I WANTED to become a Rumble user