Minimum Gauge: Kid Rock Does Uncanny Trump Impression in Twitter Attack of Taylor Swift

Plus, Outside Lands becomes first major U.S. music festival to sell pot and a Massachusetts town is having trouble keeping its Old Town Road street signs posted

Aug 12, 2019 at 5:13 pm

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HOT: Kid Rock Goes Full Trump

Kid Rock appears to be angry that he didn’t get a role in the upcoming film adaptation of Cats. On Twitter, the rocker seemed to suggest that superstar Taylor Swift is actually a Republican but is pretending to be a Democrat to get movie roles in the liberal film industry. He also threw in some sexist comments about Swift trading sexual favors for film stardom. In the tweet, Rock said (and we know it’s actually him because he signed the tweet), “Taylor Swift wants to be a democrat because she wants to be in movies.period. And it looks like she will suck the door knob off Hollyweird to get there. Oldest move in the book. Good luck girl.” Looks like hanging out with Donald Trump has really rubbed off on Rock if this had been tweeted from the POTUS account, would anyone have even flinched? All that’s missing is a simple-minded nickname.

WARM: Music Festival Milestone

San Francisco’s recent Outside Lands music festival featuring headliners like Childish Gambino, Paul Simon and Twenty One Pilots became the first major fest in the U.S. to legally sell marijuana on its premises. An area called “Grass Lands” was introduced at the festival last year, described annoyingly as a “curated cannabis experience,” but no weed products were for sale until this year’s fest. With more states legalizing marijuana for recreational use, it seems certain that Outside Lands is the first of many.

COLD: Old Town Signs

Fans of Lil Nas X’s viral-turned-chart-topping sensation “Old Town Road” have been wreaking havoc on a certain street in Wellesley, Massachusetts near Boston. The Swellesley Report says the town’s real Old Town Road is currently unmarked after its street signs were stolen three times. The popularity of the sign shouldn’t have been a complete surprise apparently, other street signs with names of colleges like Harvard and Colgate, have also been stolen. And places with other Old Town Roads have had the same problem. A town in British Columbia just started making separate replica Old Town Road signs to sell for $25.