Kid Rock is responding to the outcry over his use of a homophobic slur on stage by using it on Twitter as well.
Earlier this week, the rock rapper came under fire after TMZ posted a video showing him using an insult referring to gay men while performing at a Tennessee bar on Saturday night.
In the footage, Kid Rock notices members of the audience filming him with their phones and shouting, “Fuck queers with your phones out!”
After Twitter users pointed out that his language was offensive, the singer responded with a tweet which he bizarrely attributed to “Bob Ritchie” (his real birth name).
“If Kid Rock uses the word queer offends you, chances are you are.” Anyway, I know he has a lot of love for his gay friends and I will have a conversation with him. Have a good day. -Bob Ritchie, ”he tweeted.
So far, no one who identifies as a gay friend of Kid Rock has commented positively on the homophobic tweet, but there were a lot of people happy to get it back on track.
Another alleged Kid Rock tweet could offer a litmus test of whether the cancellation culture actually exists.
And one person had a message for Kid Rock and Bob Ritchie.
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