Kid Rock said he's saddling up for a Senate run on Wednesday and Twitter cannot keep its cool over the news.
The rapper appeared to announce his candidacy with new posts on his social media pages. "I have had a ton of emails and texts asking me if this website is real... kidrockforsenate.com," he tweeted. "The answer is an absolute YES."
Here's the post in question:
The website he links to doesn't say much, but it does have a professional photo of Kid Rock sitting in a star-spangled arm chair with a stuffed deer nearby. It also contains a link to a store where fans can purchase campaign shirts, yard signs, hats and stickers.
Although it seems like he is planning to go into the campaign full force, the rapper has not filed anything with FEC. It's also worth noting the store is through Warner Bros. Records.
Whether it's the real deal or a PR stunt, Twitter was lit with reactions to his post:
Kid Rock is running for U.S. Senate in Michigan. That's a joke in itself so I don't need to come up with one about it.— Marie Connor (@thistallawkgirl) July 12, 2017
Fun fact: If elected, Kid Rock would be the first U.S. senator to appear in a sex tape with the lead singer of Creed— Ben Jacobs (@Bencjacobs) July 12, 2017
Tweets from 2018:— Comfortably Smug (@ComfortablySmug) July 12, 2017
"Kid Rock won because Democrats continue to struggle to connect with working class as well as Republican millionaires can"
There is literally only like a 2 percent chance at this point that Kid Rock isn’t president of the United States one day— Asawin Suebsaeng (@swin24) July 12, 2017
Greatly looking forward to the Evangelical Christian community ideologically contorting itself to get behind Kid Rock's senate campaign.— Ken Tremendous (@KenTremendous) July 12, 2017
Log in.... sees Pat Robertson ,Kid Rock and Jeff Sessions Trending...— Zanetta (@therealzanetta) July 12, 2017
Somebody buzz me when the DEMONS have been exorcised. pic.twitter.com/agdwc6HI4W
this kid rock shit isn't funny these fake-cowboy fake-Christian Nazis have basically taken over my state and are making it a wasteland— Saladin Ahmed (@saladinahmed) July 12, 2017
Kid Rock assaulted someone at a Waffle House, was arrested, and had to pay 40k, so of course Republicans think he belongs in Congress.— Kaivan Shroff (@KaivanShroff) July 12, 2017
"When serious political observers weren't sure if Kid Rock was joking" will be remembered as a key moment in our extinction— john r stanton (@dcbigjohn) July 12, 2017
Kid Rock vs a 68-year-old, gunning-for-4th-term Dem Senator in a state Trump won? Goodbye, Debbie. 😭 https://t.co/E2zqTEuqZz— Nicholas V. Macek (@nvmacek) July 12, 2017
Kid Rock and The Rock because republicans are dumb as rocks. 🙄— NightShade 👤 (@NightShade31415) July 12, 2017
I can't believe I'm actually about to type this, but Kid Rock is running for the Senate. Seriously. What has our democracy come to?— Dominick Ferrara (@domferrara5) July 12, 2017
Kid Rock is running for the U.S. Senate pic.twitter.com/9rqS31mocV— AnhViet Nguyen (@anhvietnguyen) July 12, 2017
"Kid Rock is running for U.S. Senate in Michigan."— DChalla Moore (@VIBEZ_419) July 12, 2017
Kid Rock announced that he's running for US senate. pic.twitter.com/un0CwGnq4u— Quiana (@theartist27) July 12, 2017
In four years our country's major politicians could potentially be Donald Trump, Curt Schilling, The Rock, and Kid Rock.— Eric Wen (@eric_wen) July 12, 2017
Let's just ignore Kid Rock and see if that works.— Eric Schmidt (@TalkingSchmidt) July 12, 2017
Looking forward to Fox News hosts saying "Kid Rock may have started an escort service but it was for all the right reasons."— Ian Brill (@ibrill) July 12, 2017
…but kid rock has the softest skills of all— Mayne Gauche (@Bibliocracy) July 12, 2017
Fuck! I saw Kid Rock trending and I was hopeful he was dead.— Big Hard Sun (@Dr_LoveStrange) July 12, 2017
He's a fucking redneck cunt.
Who eats at Waffle House?
Honestly. The Rock vs Kid Rock 2020 doesn't even sound like the craziest suggestion out of 2017!— Dog the Dog (@FootrotDog) July 12, 2017
What do you mean "legislative session"? That's gotta be like a jam session, right? Senator Kid Rock everyone. pic.twitter.com/KCFrnbgvxO— Rebecca Carroll (@rebel19) July 12, 2017
I hope he runs under kid rock... he's a douchebag might as well keep his made up douchebag name— dev🦄 (@seahagintrainin) July 12, 2017
So Kid Rock is taking a benchmark from Trump and The Rock & Kanye in 2020. I'm liking this selfless devotion to the people by celebs trend!— Andrew Francis Walsh (@VestedCrowd) July 12, 2017
Saw Kid Rock trending and immediately thought he was arrested again and surprise. pic.twitter.com/tnVUc49Hez— Mr. T Ferguson (@morris_kr) July 12, 2017