Musician and outspoken conservative Kid Rock appeared to confirm his U.S. Senate bid in the state of Michigan.
Rock (born Robert James Ritchie) teased the announcement on Wednesday posting on social media: “I have had a ton of emails and texts asking me if this website is real… kidrockforsenate.com The answer is an absolute YES.”
On Thursday, Kid Rock posted the following announcement on his website:
Once again the press is wrong.
Once again the press is wrong. First of all, I’ve got 15 days from my announcement to file paperwork with the FEC! Second, I’m not signed to Warner Bros!!! – which simple fact-checking would have revealed. I have recently worked out a unique deal with BMG, Broken Bow, CAA and Live Nation to release music ON MY TERMS. Like politicians write books during their campaigns, I’m planning on putting out music during mine and IT ALL STARTS TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT. It’s not a hoax, it’s a strategy and marketing 101! No plans for an album or anything else that has been the usual norm in the music business OR politics…..and…..
Senator Stabenow and I do share a love of music, although probably not the same kind. I concede she is better at playing politics than I am so I’ll keep doing what I do best, which is being a voice for tax paying, hardworking AMERICANS and letting politicians like her know that We the People are sick and tired of their bullshit.
“I am the captain now.” #fakenews #kidrockforsenate #kidrock #podunk #greatestshowonearth