The 50-year-old 음악가 confirmed the news in a string of tweets on Thursday after a post by Billy Bob’s Texas said the Aug. 27 과 28 shows were canceled.
Rock’s tweet read, “Billy Bob’s Shows This Weekend… I am p—에드. Over half the band has f–king covid (not me), and before u s–t for brains bloggers and media trolls run your mouths, many of them, like me, have been vaccinated.”
“I was gonna come and rock the house anyway, play acoustic, DJ or even just Juggle…. Deez N–z!! – or at least try to entertain u good folks,” 그는 덧붙였다. “But seriously, 에스–t is way out of my hands on this one. I am beyond upset and you real ones know I would never cancel if I absolutely didn’t have too. 이를 위해, 미안 해요. -Kid Rock.”
Rock did not immediately respond to Fox News’ 의견 요청.
Rock had previously performed at Billy Bob’s Texas on Aug. 21 과 22.
Billy Bob’s Texas does adhere to safety protocols, but proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test are not required for entry, 에 따르면 update on the venue’s website.
하나, the venue hosted a Jason Isbell concert earlier this month where proof of vaccination or a negative test were needed for entry. The manager of the venue claimed it was not a regular policy, 여우 4 신고.
“PS – God bless our military, especially those who lost their lives today in Afghanistan,” 그 썼다 일부. “I am way more upset about that than some s—-d virus and missing a couple shows. My heart bleeds for them and their loved ones.”
올 여름 초, Rock made headlines when he used a homophobic slur – and then doubled-down on it. 6 월, he caught backlash after he took the stage inside the FishLipz Bar and Grill in Smithville, Tenn., and mocked onlookers who dared to record his set. 그만큼 “Biker Boyz” actor reportedly shouted “에프—k your iPhone” before using the other “에프” word to deride his crowd.
이틀 후, the performer, whose real name is Robert Ritchie, went on Twitter to address the situation, where he remained unapologetic in his use of the slur.
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