Kid Rock is addressing his use of a homophobic slur by using the same homophobic slur again.
Earlier this week, TMZ published video of Rock, born Robert Ritchie, yelling the slur out at people recording him with their phones during a recent live performance at a Tennessee bar. Judging by his first public comments in response to the incident, Rock has apparently decided that the best course of action is to double down and tweet through it.
In a tweet published Wednesday night, which is written in the third person and is attributed to his birth name, Ritchie writes, “If Kid Rock using the word f***** offends you, good chance you are one.”
The tweet goes on to say that Rock “has a lot of love for his gay friends,” and that Ritchie — again, speaking about himself in the third person — will “have a talk” with his stage persona.
“Have a nice day,” he concludes.
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