Child Rock Explains His Beef With Oprah Winfrey After Onstage Rant
Whereas we’re approaching the tip of 2019, it isn’t too late to squeeze in a contemporary celeb feud, proper? Enter Child Rock.
TMZ not too long ago posted a video of the singer holding a near-empty beer cup and ranting onstage about Oprah Winfrey, saying “F–k Oprah!” and addressing accusations of racism. The outlet mentioned the incident occurred at his bar, Child Rock’s Huge Honky Tonk & Steakhouse, in Nashville final week, and that safety escorted him offstage after his tirade.
“My individuals tried to get me to do The Oprah Winfrey Present years in the past and her individuals needed me to write down down 5 the reason why I liked her and her present,” Child Rock tweeted on Friday. “I mentioned f–k that and her. Finish of story.”
Winfrey has not commented publicly about Child Rock’s onstage tirade or tweet.
Throughout his tirade, Child Rock makes a crude sexual remark directed at each Winfrey and The View‘sPleasure Behar, with whom he feuded final 12 months. He additionally takes purpose at fellow TV persona Kathie Lee Gifford.
“F–k Oprah Winfrey,” he mentioned, drawing cheers. “F–k Kathie Lee Gifford.”
“I am not a nasty man,” he mentioned. “I am simply an trustworthy man that claims, hey, I do not like Oprah Winfrey or Pleasure Behar.”
He additionally shrugged off accusations of being racist.
“[People say] ‘Hey, you are f–king racist.’ I am like, ‘You are f–king bizarre,'” he mentioned. “You name your individuals, I will name mine.”
“Oprah Winfrey’s like, ‘Hey, I am gonna get some white ladies to consider on this shit I am- f–k her,” he mentioned. “And for those who say that, you are like, ‘Hey, nicely, fairly positive Child Rock’s a racist.’ I am like, OK wonderful. F–k off sideways…I am not the dangerous man on this equation. I am the f–kin’ man you need, like, ‘Hey, he is fairly cool.'”
Child Rock has had beef with Winfrey for years; In 2008, he advised the UK newspaper The Unbiased that the TV mogul was his “real-life villain,” including, “Oprah Winfrey, she rubs me up the unsuitable approach. I simply do not consider her. Perhaps it is as a result of I am not one of many 150 million brainwashed ladies who heed her each phrase.”