Musician and one-time fake Senate candidate Robert Ritchie, better known by the stage name “Kid Rock,” appeared on “Fox & Friends” on Friday morning and things, somewhat predictably, did not go well.
Ritchie discussed a number of topics with host Steve Doocy, but only one sent the “Fox & Friends” team rushing to apologize.
“We can disagree and still be cordial with one another,” Ritchie said on the topic of the divided political climate. “You know, and just talk about things without going for each other’s throats, and protesting everything, and God forbid you say something a little bit long.”
Ritchie lamented the frequency with which labels such as “racist” or “homophobic” are used to call out racism and homophobia, and called for less political correctness in our discourse.
Ritchie concluded by demonstrating exactly what he’d like to be able to get away with, telling viewers to “love everybody, except, I’d say screw that Joy Behar bitch.”
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Kid Rock live on Fox & Friends: 'Screw that Joy Behar bitch' pic.twitter.com/N2fYLqm4vL
— Aidan McLaughlin (@aidnmclaughlin) November 30, 2018
Doocy apologized on behalf of the network and tried to steer the conversation back towards the concept of disagreeing without being disagreeable, but Ritchie wasn’t quite done yet.
“You apologize for that language, right?” Doocy said as the segment was ending.
“I did apologize for the language,” Ritchie replied. “Not the sentiment.”
Doocy apologized once more and ended the segment.
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