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Kid Rock Shoots Down Senate Rumors With Lots of Profanity

'F--- no, I'm not running'

(Newser) - He hinted at it for months , even causing some Democrats to worry ... but it turns out Kid Rock is not, in fact, running for Senate. Or, to be more specific, "F--- no, I'm not running for Senate," as the rocker put it himself on Howard Stern's... More »

Kid Rock: If I Run, It's 'Game On'

But at the moment he's more concerned with voter registration

(Newser) - "It's game on mthrfkers." Not the likeliest slogan for a political campaign, but there you have it. No, Kid Rock isn't saying he's actually running for the US Senate ... but he is saying that, were he to run, it would be a campaign like none... More »

Democrats Not Taking Kid Rock Senate Run Lightly

Schumer: 'We can't afford to take this tweet as a joke'

(Newser) - Kid Rock has announced on Twitter that he’ll be throwing his fedora in the ring for Michigan’s 2018 senate seat. While some find his bid to be “ pimp of the nation ” humorous, Democrats are not discounting the rocker. CNN reports that Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Minority... More »

Kid Rock Hints at 'Major Announcement'

Suggests he may be planning Senate run

(Newser) - Is America ready for Senator Rock? Kid Rock strongly hinted Wednesday that he's planning a run for the US Senate from his home state of Michigan for the 2018 election, reports USA Today . The rocker—whose real name is Robert Ritchie— tweeted that the KidRockforSenate.com website is real... More »

Trump's Dinner Companions: Nugent, Kid Rock, Palin

Ted Nugent says he met with Trump to 'make America great again'

(Newser) - President Trump assembled a motley crew (though surprisingly no members of Mötley Crüe) for dinner on Wednesday. Time reports the president was visited by a trio of famous supporters: Ted Nugent, Kid Rock, and Sarah Palin, who posed with Trump in the Oval Office and mugged in front... More »

Kid Rock's Assistant Killed in Crash at Singer's House

He was driving an ATV

(Newser) - Kid Rock's assistant was killed in an ATV accident at a suburban Nashville property belonging to the singer, reports the AP . The Tennessean reports that 30-year-old Michael Sacha was found lying face down on the side of a driveway of Rock's White Creek house early Monda. Nashville Fire... More »

Azealia Banks, Kid Rock, Adele All Talk Trump

One of the above actually supports him

(Newser) - Three celebrities have weighed in on the 2016 presidential candidates ... well, mostly Donald Trump:
  • Azealia Banks went on quite a rant Sunday night on Twitter , and though the rapper started off by saying she'd be voting Trump, the whole thing ended up being satire, Salon reports. Sample tweets : "
... More »

Group Pressures GM to Drop Kid Rock Over Confederate Flag

Automaker will meet with his critics this week

(Newser) - General Motors said today it will continue to sponsor Kid Rock's summer concert tour, despite concerns raised by a civil rights group over his support of the Confederate flag. Members of the National Action Network and its Detroit chapter president will meet Thursday with representatives from GM's Chevrolet... More »

Kid Rock to Confederate Flag Protesters: 'Kiss My Ass'

Rocker takes stand over his use of controversial flag

(Newser) - With South Carolina taking down the confederate flag and NASCAR banning it , Kid Rock chose to defend his own use of the Old South emblem: In his words, protesters can "kiss my ass." The rocker was reacting to people who opposed his display at the Detroit Historical Museum,... More »

Kid Rock, 43, to Be a Grandpa

Son Bobby Ritchie Jr., 21, reportedly expecting

(Newser) - Kid Rock is going to be a grandpa at the ripe old age of 43. The rocker's 21-year-old son, Bobby Ritchie Jr., is expecting a baby girl with his girlfriend, sources tell Us , adding that the couple is four months along. Ritchie is Kid Rock's son with the... More »

Kid Rock Posts Obscene Open Letters in Bizarre Case

Rocker denies receiving sex toy from Insane Clown Posse staffer

(Newser) - In what just might be the most bizarre set of open letters ever published, Kid Rock has claimed that he did not, in fact, ever receive a glass dildo from an Insane Clown Posse staffer, despite the fact that the aptly-named "Dirty Dan” Diamond says he gave the sex... More »

Kid Rock Offers Reward to Catch Intruder

Rocker will pay $5K for information after man tries to enter home

(Newser) - Kid Rock is willing to pay up to catch a man who seems to be either a stalker fan or an inept burglar. The rocker has offered a $5,000 reward for information that helps police arrest a guy who drove a van through the gate of his Detroit-area home,... More »

16 Celeb Marriages That Lasted Less Than a Year

Kim and Kris were married an age, compared to some of these

(Newser) - Even by Hollywood standards, these marriages rounded up by the Huffington Post were spectacularly short-lived. Lasting anywhere from 55 hours to 10 months, all 16 of the unions were up before a year was out. Check out a sampling in the gallery, or click for the complete list . More »

Broke Music Lovers' Savior: Kid Rock?

Tickets to his summer concerts cost just $20

(Newser) - Kid Rock is taking a stand against the ridiculously high cost of attending a big concert, by charging fans just $20 to attend the shows on his summer tour. "I'm lucky enough that I can afford to take a pay cut," he explained when making the announcement.... More »

25 Celebs You Forgot Were Once Married

Remember the good old days of Madonna and Sean Penn?

(Newser) - Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson married in July 2006—on a party yacht, no less—but, shockingly, divorced that November. So you'd be forgiven for having forgotten they were ever married. PopSugar rounds up 24 more such couples:
  • Madonna and Sean Penn: Married 1985, divorced 1989.
  • Jennifer Lopez and
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Obama Says Romney Has 'Stage Three Romnesia'

Campaigns gear up for home stretch

(Newser) - Now that the debates are over, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are gearing up for a sprint to the finish—and given Obama's schedule, he may need to actually sprint. The president intends to visit six swing states in the next 48 hours, in an "around-the-clock" blitz, his... More »

21 Crazy Celebrity Feuds

The latest: Anderson Cooper and Star Jones

(Newser) - Thought Anderson Cooper's epic takedown of Star Jones was awesome? Well, that wasn't the end of the story: After his rant, Cooper was asked about Jones again, and his response was: "I’ve got nothing more to say, nor do I want to be in a room... More »

Kid Rock's 'Made in Detroit' Shirts ... Not Made in Detroit

Only some of the shirts are even made in the USA: Susan Tompor

(Newser) - Kid Rock loves Detroit, and the story of the rocker saving the Made in Detroit clothing line from bankruptcy is certainly a heartwarming one. With just one small problem: The Made in Detroit shirts aren't actually made in Detroit, Detroit Free Press writer Susan Tompor discovered. The design originated... More »

Romney's Official Campaign Song Is...

...a Kid Rock anthem. Seriously.

(Newser) - Can you picture Mitt Romney rocking out to Kid Rock? No? Well, try again, because Romney has chosen Kid Rock's "Born Free" as the official theme song of his campaign, Politico reports. Kid Rock probably won't be miffed about the move, since he has supported the GOP... More »

Sheryl Crow Flashes Panties at CMT Awards

Sarah Evans: "At least you were wearing underwear"

(Newser) - Ludacris made a surprise appearance—as did Sheryl Crow's underwear (click here for the video )—at the CMT Music Awards last night. Lady Antebellum laid down a funky beat with Charles Kelley doing a Don Henley impression. Fans audibly gasped as Shania Twain slipped and fell on her... More »

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