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Town Pays Ted Nugent $16K Not to Perform

Apparently that 'mongrel' comment did not go over so well

(Newser) - A Texas town was so desperate to do away with a planned performance by Ted Nugent that it actually paid him $16,250 not to appear. The city of Longview was considering the outspoken rocker to headline its Independence Day celebration, but changed its mind after that incident in which... More »

Ted Nugent Apologizes for Obama Slam

Rocker does after taking flak from Rand Paul, others

(Newser) - If you missed the latest Ted Nugent escapade, he issued one of his typical diatribes against Barack Obama that likened the US president to a "subhuman mongrel." It's the reaction to it that seems to be getting more attention, however. Rand Paul, for instance, tweeted that the... More »

Ted Nugent's Wife Arrested for Bringing Gun to Airport

Shemane Deziel 'very embarrassed,' her lawyer says

(Newser) - We all know Ted Nugent loves guns , and apparently his wife does too. Shemane Deziel was arrested yesterday at a Dallas airport because, sources tell TMZ , she allegedly brought a gun into the terminal via her carry-on bag. She "completely forgot or never knew" the handgun was in the... More »

Ted Nugent: I Might Run for President

'My answers would make things wonderful,' he says

(Newser) - Well, you knew this was coming: Everyone's favorite rocker-slash-gun-lover-slash-Obama-hater, Ted Nugent , is considering a run for the Oval Office. The news comes in the middle of a pretty spectacular Washington Post profile of Nugent. (His first words to the interviewer? He says he's been off "killing some... More »

SOTU Guests: Ted Nugent, Mohawk Guy

A look at who will be attending tonight's State of the Union address

(Newser) - Who will be sitting in the audience when President Obama gives his State of the Union address tonight? Well, not everyone will be a fan:
  • Ted Nugent will be there as a guest of Rep. Steve Stockman, Talking Points Memo reports. Nugent wants to "counter the scams and lies
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Ted Nugent: Maybe South Should Have Won Civil War

Comment comes in fiery piece blasting John Roberts for ObamaCare vote

(Newser) - Ted Nugent clearly isn't one to mince words or show liberals any love (case in point: this interview where he says the left media portray him as a puppy-raper), so it shouldn't come as too surprising that the rocker penned a piece for the Washington Times blasting the... More »

15 Celebs Who Love Guns

And they're not necessarily the ones you'd expect

(Newser) - We all know Ted Nugent loves his guns —but some of these other celebrities with gun licenses, rounded up by the Huffington Post , may surprise you:
  • Miranda Lambert: The country singer started carrying a weapon after receiving a death threat.
  • Marc Anthony: JLo's ex is licensed to carry
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Ted Nugent: Nasty Media Portrays Me as Puppy-Raper

Yep, he's back

(Newser) - In case you were wondering, no, Ted Nugent and his headline-generating quotes have not gone anywhere. Nugent gave a foul-mouthed interview to CBS last week (actual sample quote from the Huffington Post ’s story on the matter: “I'll [expletive] your [expletive], or [expletive] you.”), and... More »

Best Part of Being Ted Nugent? 'Amazing Hunting'

Rocker talks about Sheriff Joe, Secret Service, and more

(Newser) - Ted Nugent ignored most of the questions about his recent comments on President Obama in a new interview with the Arizona Republic , but he did say he was "very much" on good terms with the Secret Service prior to making his remarks, and those terms are "even better... More »

US Army to Ted Nugent: Your Gig Is Canceled!

Fort Knox cites rocker's inflammatory criticism of President Obama

(Newser) - Even the US Army is taking exception to Ted Nugent's violent political rhetoric . Citing his recent criticism of President Obama, the Army has canceled his June 23 gig at Fort Knox, Kentucky. “After learning of opening act Ted Nugent’s recent public comments about the president of the... More »

Ted Nugent Fined $10K Over 'Crazy' Hunting Law

He exceeded bear hunt quota on 2009 Alaska trip

(Newser) - More gun fun with the Motor City Madman. Ted Nugent has agreed to a $10,000 fine for illegally shooting and transporting a black bear in Alaska in 2009, according to a plea he signed with prosecutors there, reports the Anchorage Daily News . In addition to the fine, Nugent will... More »

Ted Nugent Has 'Professional' Chat With Secret Service

Looks like he's off the hook

(Newser) - After Ted Nugent's comments about President Obama got Secret Service attention, it looked like the rocker might be in trouble . But not much happened at his meeting today with two agents he called "fine" and "professional," the Washington Post reports. Though Nugent said he'd be... More »

Ted Nugent Meeting With Secret Service Today

'I'll be thoroughly polite,' he tells Glenn Beck

(Newser) - As if the Secret Service didn't have enough to deal with just now, agents are meeting today with shoot-from-the-lip rocker Ted Nugent . They're concerned about his comments that he'll be "dead or in jail" if President Obama wins reelection, apparently indicating some kind of violence . During... More »

Ted Nugent: 'I'm a Black Jew at a Nazi-Klan Rally'

We have no idea what he's talking about, either

(Newser) - Ted Nugent isn't exactly backing off the controversial comments he made at an NRA rally. In a radio interview with conservative Dana Loesch yesterday, Nugent said he stood by his comments "100%," although he insisted he wasn't trying to threaten anyone. But what caught the Hollywood ... More »

Ted Nugent: I'll Be 'Dead or in Jail' if Obama Wins

Secret Service is looking into it

(Newser) - Let's see, Ted Nugent said something controversial at the NRA convention. It wasn't the line about living under a government that is "wiping its ass with the Constitution," the comparison of four Supreme Court justices to a "stoned hippie," or even the plea to... More »

7 Celebs Who Shouldn't Have Cookbooks

Would you really trust Miss Piggy in your kitchen?

(Newser) - They call them the “Real Housewives,” but does that actually mean they know how to cook? Apparently at least one of them thinks she does: Teresa Giudice, whose Skinny Italian proves that “all you have to these days to be considered an authority on cooking is flip... More »

Selleck For Congress: Poll

US News readers want Selleck to run

(Newser) - Al Franken's a senator and Arnold Schwarzenegger's a governor—so US News and World Report asked readers which other celebs they'd like to see in Congress. The winner? Magnum, PI, himself, Tom Selleck, with 41% of the vote. Respondents seem be from all over the political spectrum: Selleck is a... More »

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