In a shocking but not exactly unexpected announcement under the current political climate of celebrity prowess, Kid Rock, aka Rob Ritchie, told the world he is running for the United States Senate.
In an ultra viral tweet today Kid Rock announced his bid for the Michigan Senate, simply stating the website “KidRockForSenate.com” was real and to stay tuned for “a major announcement in the near future.”
Many Republicans in Michigan have reportedly been considering Rock to run on the GOP ticket in 2018 to challenge the unpopular left-wing incumbent Democrat Debbie Stabenow for her seat.
Rock, who's an outspoken conservative, endorsed Mitt Romney for president during his 2012 campaign. He told The Guardian in 2015 that he’s a Republican on certain issues, but leans toward the middle on others.
Kid Rock is a Michigan native and incredibly popular, so if he runs he's got a major advantage.