Kid Rock Tries To Back-Peddle After Foul-Mouthed Oprah Rant - Noise11.com
Kid Rock performs at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on 7 December 2013. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Kid Rock Etihad Stadium Melbourne 2013. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Kid Rock Tries To Back-Peddle After Foul-Mouthed Oprah Rant

by Music-News.com on December 1, 2019

in News

Kid Rock developed his disdain for U.S. TV mogul Oprah Winfrey “years ago” after abandoning an attempt to appear on her popular talk show.

Kid Rock recently hit headlines after drunkenly shouting about his hatred of Oprah at his own Honky Tonk bar in Nashville, Tennessee.

In TMZ video footage of the incident, Rock can be seen swaying back and forth on stage as he exclaimed: “Fuck Oprah!”

He didn’t explain his issue with the former The Oprah Winfrey Show host at the time, but insisted he was “not a bad guy” as crowdmembers accused him of being a “racist”.

Rock, who also blasted U.S. TV personalities Kathie Lee Gifford and Joy Behar during the outburst, has now addressed the controversy in a lengthy post on Facebook.

In the message to fans, Rock sheds a little light on the origins of his dispute with Oprah, explaining, “My people tried to get me to do The Oprah Winfrey show years ago and her people wanted me to write down 5 reasons why I loved her and her show????? I said fuck that and her. End of story.”

He goes on to insist he’s just a guy with a “big mouth” who drinks “too much sometimes”, and complains that his philanthropic efforts are constantly ignored by the media in favour of his more scandalous moments, simply because he’s a supporter of Republican U.S. President Donald Trump.

Rock concludes his rambling post by hitting out at Internet trolls and clearing up reports suggesting he had to be escorted offstage by the security guards at his bar, branding the claims “fake news”.

music-news.com

Noise11 on Instagram

You’ll discover music news first following Noise11 on Twitter

Comment on the news of the day, join Noise11 on Facebook

Noise11.com

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Taylor Swift, Etihad, Frontier Touring, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Fierce Woman of the Decade Taylor Swift Is Making No Apologies

Taylor Swift gave an unapologetic fifteen-minute speech upon accepting the Billboard Woman of the Decade award in Los Angeles last night, December 12, 2019.

13 hours ago
Rise Against, music news, noise11.com
Want Instruments Owned By Rise Against? Here’s How!

Rise Against bassist Joe Principe has set up an online store to do a bit of spring cleaning and offload his impressive collection of instruments.

16 hours ago
Stone Temple Pilots
Stone Temple Pilots Debut ‘Fare Thee Well’ Ahead of Australian Tour

Stone Temple Pilots are preparing fans for their 2020 acoustic album ‘Perida’ with a preview of the first track ‘Fare Thee Well’.

17 hours ago
Pat Metheny
Pat Metheny Previews 2020 Album ‘From This Place’ With Two Tracks

Jazz legend Pat Metheny will release his next album ‘From This Place’ in February 2020. Fans can listen to a two-song sampler of the album now with the release of ‘You Are’ and ‘America Defined’.

17 hours ago
Melbourne Ska Orchestra
Memo Music Hall’s New Years Eve Party To Feature Melbourne Ska Orchestra

Melbourne Ska Orchestra will be the party band for the end of year performance at Memo Music Hall in St Kilda.

17 hours ago
Kylie Minogue Golden Live In Concert
Kylie Minogue’s Fleetwood Mac Cover The Chain Is On Her New Live Album

Kylie Minogue’s ‘Golden Live In Concert’ features the first officially released recording of her version of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘The Chain’.

18 hours ago
Macklemore Its Christmas Time
Macklemore Is The New Mariah Carey

Macklemore has set out to be the new Mariah Carey and achieved it. His first Christmas song ‘It’s Christmas Time’ is out today.

21 hours ago