Politics | July 13, 2017 11:48 am

Kid Rock Plans Run for U.S. Senate in 2018

The Michigan musician is a friend of President Trump and plans to "Rock the Party."

Kid Rock
Kid Rock presents an award onstage at the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

The man who communicated with legions of rock fans through a circus-like stageshow—featuring massive pyrotechnics displays, scantily clad women, a dwarf and gibberish lyrics like “Bawitdaba da bang da bang diggy diggy diggy”—will now be running for political office.

Yes, you read that right. Multiplatinum-selling musician and longtime Michiganian Kid Rock says he plans to run for U.S. Senate in 2018, and has launched a campaign hub to prove it.  He confirmed its authenticity in a tweet:

The website simply reads “Are You Scared?” It features a horizontal image of the artist wearing a fedora and shades, opposite what appears to be a taxidermied deer.

The site also features a number of campaign slogans like “You Never Met a Politician Quite Like Me,” “In Rock We Trust,” “Pimp the Nation,” “Party to the People,” and “Welcome to the Party.”

Three months ago, Rock was pictured along with Sarah Palin and Ted Nugent, at a meet-and-greet in the White House, where the trio met with President Trump in the Oval Office.

We’re just guessing here, but this is what a Kid Rock campaign rally could look like: