Multi-platinum artist Kid Rock slammed TV icon Oprah Winfrey on Saturday, saying Winfrey was Democrat John Fetterman’s Pennsylvania Senate campaign against Republican opponent Dr. Mehmet Oz. called her a “cheater” after endorsing
‘Oprah helped Dr. Oz’s career’ Kid Rock tweeted on saturday In posts that have been retweeted more than 10,000 times. “I think it’s because she scrutinized him and found him to be a great person. Now she’s against him. Oprah is a cheater.-Kid Rock.”
Democrat Winfrey, announced on thursday Despite her long relationship with Oz, she supports Fetterman’s Senate campaign.
Oz rose to fame as a health expert on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” before hosting a talk show produced by Winfrey’s company Harpo in 2009. His show ended in January.
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“If I were me, I would tell you all this. lived in Pennsylvania, For many reasons, I would have already voted for Jon Fetterman,” Winfrey said in a virtual conversation with a community leader.
Fetterman’s campaign said Winfrey’s endorsement of the Democratic Party over Oz “says a lot.”
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“Oprah is widely credited with helping launch Dr. Oz’s career and knows him well,” the campaign said.
Kid Rock, born Robert Richie, has been a vocal critic of Winfrey in the past, including ranting onstage at his honky-tonk in downtown Nashville. ** Joy Behar. ”
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“The words of a drunk man are the thoughts of a sober man. I own what I say,” Kid Rock told Fox News’ Tucker Carlson on an episode of Tucker Carlson Originals. Told. Fox Nation in June.
A representative for Winfrey did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Fox News Digital.
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“Doctor Oz loves Oprah and respects the fact that they have different politics,” said Rachel Tripp, senior communications adviser for the Oz Campaign, in an emailed statement. “He believes there needs to be more balance and less extremism in Washington.”
Oz and Fetterman are now embroiled in a heated Senate race in Keystone State. recent votes indicates that Oz is leading by 1 percentage point.
A hotly contested Senate election could ultimately determine which party controls the Senate. midterm elections tuesday.
Fox News’ Bree Stimson contributed to this report