Kid Rock for Senate? Singer Teases a Bid for Office

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Kid Rock is teasing that he will have a “major announcement in the near future,” after calling a website devoted to a bid for Senate run the “real” deal.

On Twitter, the singer said that a website — — is authentic. The site is already selling campaign T-shirts, yard signs, hats, and bumper stickers, a link to a Warner Bros. Records merchandising site. “Are you scared?” reads one of its headlines, along with a number of other slogans from his lyrics.

The speculation is that the singer, whose birth name is Robert Ritchie, would run for a seat in Michigan to unseat Debbie Stabenow, who is up for re-election in 2018. He recently visited the White House, along with Sarah Palin and Ted Nugent, and performed at an event during the Republican National Convention.

The Federal Election Commission database shows no record yet of a candidate registration for his campaign.

He later wrote that he would have more to say soon. Reached for comment by Variety, Kid Rock’s manager referred us to his publicist, who replied: “As of right now, please refer to more soon!”

Another celebrity Trump supporter, Antonio Sabato Jr., announced that he would run for a House seat in a coastal Southern California district currently held by Rep. Julia Brownley.

Jem Aswad contributed to this report.

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  1. Tom Mills says:

    A reporter should interview him. Let’s find out if he knows the Laws of this country, how much of the Constitution he knows, how a bill gets through Congress, how the Senate works? I doubt he knows any, we don’t need another moron in Washington DC. We already have one in the White House.

  2. Sonny says:

    Kid Rock is as dumb as his last name implies. But then he joins all the other Rocks DT has put in place, including the new IHS Director.

  3. Andy says:

    All entertainer seem to be eyeing public office, just as Dwayne spoke out yesterday about his presidential ambition

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