He’s clearly still not kidding.
“If Kid Rock hurts you by using the f—- word, good chance you’re the one,” 50 year old rapper tweeted A statement on Wednesday credited his real name to Bob Ritchie. The Rock then attempted to add a good-natured spin to his post, saying, “Either way, I know he has a lot of love for his gay friends and I would talk to him. Have a good day.”
Michigan native was responding to a inflammatory TMZ clip Since last week he has been shown spewing homophobic adjectives at fans filming his Saturday show in Tennessee.
Apparently not receiving the undivided attention that he craves, The Rock – née Robert James Ritchie – looked into a fan’s phone as they recorded it and shouted, “F–k your iPhone, yeah!” He then turned to the massive crowd and shouted. “You f – – king f – – – – ts out with your iPhones!”
Rock’s homophobic abstinence didn’t go so well on social media.
“Anyone with gay friends would not use that word as an insult,” wrote a critic The tone-deaf statement, which is ironic, came out in June – LGBTQ Pride Month. “Enjoy the constant loss of fans and income.”
celebrated another: “Funny how older guys always claim to be friends with a particular slur who slings.”
“What is the abuse for what is not relevant since 1998?” took a pinch Commentator.
This isn’t the first time The Rock has used homosexual insults.
In 2015, Richie told the Guardian That rap-rock, the style that inspired his name, turned into “a lot of bull–t” and was “pretty gay”.
“If someone says you can’t say ‘gay’ like that, you tell them to go f—k themselves,” he said.