Kid Rock has been seen on video blasting Oprah Winfrey during a seemingly drunken foul-mouthed rant at his Tennessee bar – where he protested that he wasn’t racist and was ultimately carried off-stage by a law enforcement officer.
The musician, 48, was caught on camera falling about at Kid Rock’s Big Ass Honky Tonk Rock N’ Roll Steakhouse in Nashville, wildly saying into a microphone: ‘F**k Oprah.’
Squatting up and down in a vulgar manner he continued: ‘Oprah Winfrey is like ‘Hey, I just want women to believe in this s**t’. F**k her.’
‘She can suck d**k sideways,’ he went on. ‘And if you say that people say, ‘Hey, I’m pretty sure Kid Rock’s a racist.’ I’m like, ‘OK fine’. F**k off’.’
Kid Rock is heard yelling: ‘F**k Oprah. Oprah Winfrey is like ‘Hey, I just want women to believe in this s**t’. F**k her’
Speech he adds afterwards isn’t clear.
The rocker’s rambling didn’t appear to go down well with the crowd who appeared to be waiting for live music to continue.
But the long-haired star couldn’t help but go on as his opinion bombed with revelers.
‘I’m not a bad guy, I’m just an honest guy saying I don’t like Oprah Winfrey or Joy Behar. They can suck d**k sideways,’ he said making lewd gestures with the same hand that held his drink.
Seemingly predicting people would label him racist for his view or recalling confrontations he has had about his controversial opinion, he continued: ”You’re f**king racist’, I’m like, ‘You’re f**king weird’.’
Video comes from Kid Rock’s Big Ass Honky Tonk Rock N’ Roll Steakhouse and revelers seemed stunned. One yelled back accusing him of being racist
The line prompted boos and screams from the crowd but it got worse as Kid Rock – real name Robert James Ritchie – added: ‘You call your people I’ll call mine.’
Revelers are heard reacting in shock and one comments that he is intoxicated.
‘He’s racist. Look at him he’s blacked out drunk as f**k,’ a witness is heard saying.
Kid Rock goes on in the footage: ‘This is weird right?’ causing an angered punter to yell, ‘This is so racist!’
But Kid Rock takes it further with a direct insult to the TV and movie star yet again.
Trying to win customers over he continued: ‘F**k Oprah Winfrey. F**k Kathie Gifford…’
”I’m the guy you want like ‘Hey, I want Kid Rock on my side’,’ he said after pausing to wipe his forehead. ‘I’m not the bad guy. I’m the guy you want like hey he’s pretty cool.’
In the clip obtained by TMZ, he shouts into the microphone to a stunned crowd that some will say he’s racist, and the person filming the bizarre moment is heard opining that he indeed is.
It’s unclear why he directed his blathering speech at the 65-year-old media mogul, actress and philanthropist who he circled back to after later laying into Joy Behar and Kathie Lee Gifford.
‘I’m not a bad guy, I’m just an honest guy.’
At the end of the clip he is seen being carried off stage by someone who appears to be from the sheriff’s department.
Locals seemingly love Winfrey, who went to college and started her career in Nashville.
Last December Councilwoman Sharon Hurt was pushing a resolution to rename the airport after Winfrey.
Its not the first time Kid Rock has spoken of his feelings towards Winfrey.
Conservative Kid Rock has long disliked Winfrey and has mentioned her influence on voters rubbing him up the wrong way
His 2001 track Forever namechecks her in lyrics that read: ‘Thick like Al Rowker, Pumpin out hits, Gettin chips like Oprah, Bitch I told ya, do not hate, Or question the music I make.’
In 2008 he told the Independent: ‘My real-life villain… Oprah Winfrey, she rubs me up the wrong way. I just don’t believe her. Maybe it’s because I’m not one of the 150 million brainwashed women who heed her every word.’
The same year he said in another interview that he hated the influence she had on voters.
‘I think celebrity endorsements hurt politicians,’ he said. ‘Because as soon as somebody comes out for a politician, especially in Hollywood, when they all go, “I’m voting for this guy!” — I go, “That’s who I’m voting for!” … As soon as Oprah Winfrey pops up and goes “Ha-la-la-la-la,” I’m like, “I love Barack Obama. I hate Oprah Winfrey”.’
He explained, ‘I don’t hate her. I just don’t believe in her, so I don’t want any part of any of that. I think celebrities hurt politicians.”
He went on to endorse Republican candidates Mitt Romney and Donald Trump, however.
The All Summer Long hitmaker has also hit out at The View’s Behar in the past – who is vocal about his dislike for Trump.
He came under fire for calling Behar a b***h on Fox as he told hosts he’d been drinking.
‘God forbid you say something a little wrong; you’re racist, homophobic, Islamophobic, this that and the other. People need to calm down, get a little less politically correct,’ Kid Rock said. ‘And I would say, you know, love everybody. Except, I’d say screw that Joy Behar (expletive).’
Then the TV host invited Rock on the show for a beer in response to his comments.
It’s unclear what got him going about Gifford who recently moved from Connecticut to Nashville.
The Michigan-born star opened the venue in October 2018 and he subsequently was removed from his role as grand marshal in the city’s Christmas parade last year.
The Tennessean reported it was after Councilman Freddie O’Connell objected to his Behar comment.
In January, an African American employee at his Kid Rock Made in Detroit establishment claimed racial discrimination in a lawsuit.
Carinne A. Silverman-Maddox alleged white employees were favored and she was ultimately terminated after she began to receive strange looks from colleagues when she started to wear her hair naturally in October 2018.
She claimed she received different treatment as one of the 15 staff when she was straightening her hair since starting the bartender job in August 2018.
Kid Rock didn’t address the video on social media early on Friday morning after the new shocking video emerged.
He did tweet about a sale in his online store that sells t-shirts that include the slogan, ‘god, guns and Trump’ and one that depicts red states as the United States of America but blue states ‘Dumbf**kistan’.
A representative for Kid Rock didn’t immediately respond to DailyMail.com’s request for comment.