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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 : "
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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 »

Confederate Flag-Loving Kid Rock Wins NAACP Award

Members protest, but rocker accepts and insists, 'I love black people'

(Newser) - Despite his frequent use of Confederate flag imagery onstage, Kid Rock was presented with an award from the NAACP yesterday. The rocker accepted the Detroit NAACP's Great Expectations Award as 50 NAACP members picketed outside the awards dinner, Rolling Stone reports. Angry members urged a boycott and protest in... More »

Kid Rock: Yeah, I Know My Name Is Dumb

Plus, why he doesn't do hookers

(Newser) - Kid Rock has learned a lot over the course of his rock career. Perhaps most importantly, if you're going to beat someone up, at least do it in a Waffle House, as he did . "Could have been worse," he points out. "What if we were in... More »

Kid Rock's Strip Club Tab: $3K

And that was before all the lap dances...

(Newser) - Oh, the life of a rock star: Kid Rock accomplished an impressive feat Tuesday at New York’s Scores Gentlemen’s Club. He and his 20-person entourage racked up a $3,000 tab before splitting up into separate private rooms…where they “ordered lap dances and partied until 2:... More »

Star Power Drives Telethon

Clooney-organized benefit attracts biggest celeb names

(Newser) - Grim-faced celebrities and musicians with mournful tunes set the tone for tonight's all-star, international "Hope for Haiti Now" telethon, which featured two hours of desperate pleas for an even more-desperate nation. "The Haitian people need our help," said George Clooney, who helped organize the two-hour telecast. "... More »

9 Most Infamous Celeb Sex Tapes

Surprisingly, Paris doesn't quite make the top spot

(Newser) - The McSteamy nudie vid is just the latest in a long and illustrious line of celebrity sex tapes. E! lists some of the best-known:
  • Rob Lowe: Two of his videotaped trysts leaked in 1988—including one that involved a 16-year-old.
  • Paris Hilton: Her 2003 romp with Rick Salomon essentially made
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