Kid rock responds to outcry over his use of a homophobic slur on stage by also using it on Twitter.
Earlier this week, the rapper came under fire after TMZ posted a video showing him using an insult referring to homosexuals by performing at a Tennessee bar on Saturday night.
In the footage, Kid Rock notices members of the audience filming him on their phones and shouting, “Fuckin ‘queers with your phones turned off!”
After Twitter users pointed out that his language was offensive, the singer responded with a tweet which he bizarrely attributed to “Bob Ritchie” (his real birth name).
“If Kid Rock uses the word queer offends you, chances are you are. Anyway, I know he has a lot of love for his gay friends and I’ll have a conversation. with him. Have a nice day. -Bob Ritchie, “he tweeted.
So far, no one who identifies as a gay friend of Kid Rock has commented positively on the homophobic tweet, but there were a lot of people happy to get it back on track.
Another alleged Kid Rock tweet could offer a litmus test of whether the cancellation culture actually exists.
And one person had a message for Kid Rock and Bob Ritchie.
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