Kid Rock Refuses To Apologize to Joy Behar: ‘I Own What I Said’


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Kid Rock is refusing to apologize to “The View” cohost Joy Behar for some words he said to her that she did not like.

The award winning singer appeared on “Tucker Carlson Originals” on Fox Nation, where he did not back off from telling Behar to “f**k off” during a drunken rant at his Nashville, Tennessee bar where he also went after Oprah Winfrey.

“A drunk man’s words are a sober man’s thoughts, I own what I said,” he said to Carlson about the video that was released by TMZ in 2019 and featured him on stage at the bar shouting “f**k Oprah Winfrey” and “f**k Joy Behar.”

“I don’t apologize to anybody. I’m not an Oprah Winfrey fan,” the singer said.

“I got drunk and f**kin’ next thing, I’m on stage saying f*ck Oprah,” he said. “I was trying to go after Kathy Griffin, you know, for holding up [then-President Donald] Trump’s head, but I’m so out of it I’m like ‘f**kin’ Kathie Lee Gifford.”


“When it comes back on TMZ or whatever a few weeks later I’m like, ‘Oh man, I like Kathie Lee Gifford.’ We’ve been kind of friendly throughout the years,” the singer said.

He also took the opportunity to congratulate actor Johnny Depp..

“Congrats General Johnny Depp! You have won a huge battle in the war against cancel culture! Amber is paying you millions to basically let people hear she dropped a dirty in your bed! Keep on Kid Rockin’ in the free world. #MePoo – Kid Rock,” he said on Twitter.

In April Rock was introduced on stage for one of his concerts and his fans loved it.

A video shared to TikTok showed Rock kicking off his concert tour on in Evansville, Indiana with a message from the former president.

“Hello, everyone! I love you all!” the former president said to begin his message.

“I hope you’re having a great time at the Kid Rock concert tonight. Quite frankly, he’s amazing.

“All of you in attendance are the true backbone of our great country. Hard-working, God-fearing rock-and-roll patriots,” he said.

“Bob ( Kid Rock’s real name is Robert James Ritchie) is truly one of the great entertainers of our time. Not the best golfer by any means, his golf game could use a little work.

“But a great, great entertainer, and that’s why you’re there,” the former president said.

“Let’s all continue to love one another, fight for our God-given freedoms, and most of all, Let’s Make America Rock Again!” he said as he donned a red cap that said  “Make America Rock Again.”

“Have a wonderful time tonight, God bless you, and God bless America!” he said.


The obvious pro-Trump crowd roared with approval at the video.

The Washington Post reported:

Although Trump has famously had difficulty getting the endorsement of celebrities, Kid Rock isn’t the only star to stand by him, with Gene Simmons of Kiss, comedian Roseann Barr and singer Aaron Carter also lending their support.

Featuring a cameo from Trump is only the latest outwardly political move by the 51-year-old musician.

In 2017, Kid Rock had dinner at the White House with former Alaska governor and vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin and rock musician Ted Nugent. A few months later, Kid Rock created a campaign webpage of his own, teasing on Twitter that he was running for Senate — a move that garnered support from the Republican super PAC Senate Leadership Fund, which is backed by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). The musician later said it was a stunt.

Kid Rock and Trump have a long-standing relationship, and have appeared in multiple photos golfing together. (Trump joked, in his video greeting, that Kid Rock’s golf skills “could use a little work.”) In September 2020, when the pandemic’s death count was approaching 200,000, Kid Rock performed at a Trump rally in his home state of Michigan.

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