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Kid Rock: Not a fan of Oprah Winfrey (or female talk show hosts in general)

By | Published on Monday 2 December 2019

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You’re no one in music without a feud and Kid Rock’s had his fair share. Though his biggest beef these days seems to be with TV talk show hosts Jo Behar, Kathy Lee Gifford and Oprah Winfrey. Particularly Oprah Winfrey.

In an apparently drunken rant while performing at a bar in Nashville last week, the musician proclaimed: “I’m just an honest guy who says, ‘Hey, I don’t like Oprah Winfrey or Joy Behar’. They can suck dick sideways. Sorry mom”.

Expanding on his theme, he went on: “Fuck Oprah Winfrey. Fuck Kathy Lee Gifford. I’m 48, and I’m the guy who you want to be, like, ‘Hey, I want Kid Rock at my side’. I’m not the bad guy, that’s crazy. I’m the fuckin guy you want, like, ‘Hey, he’s pretty cool'”.

There were calls of racism from the audience, despite the outburst being generally more sexist. The musician then rambled on about being called “racist”, although it wasn’t clear if that was in direct response to the heckling, or just what his critics have said in the past.

He continued: “Oprah Winfrey’s like, ‘I’m gonna get some white women to believe this shit’, well fuck her. She can suck dick sideways. And if you say that, they’re like, ‘Well, I’m pretty sure Kid Rock’s a racist’. Like, OK, fine. Fuck off”.

So there you go. If you’re still a bit confused as to what actually motivated this beef, the musician addressed it on Twitter, adding more context. Well, a little bit of context. In relation to the Winfrey dispute.

“My people tried to get me to do ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ years ago”, he wrote, “and her people wanted me to write down five reasons why I loved her and her show. I said fuck that and her. End of story”.

So, that’s everything cleared up then.