We already brought you part one of our list of 15 things you probably didn’t know about Kid Rock, and now we’re back with part two! Check out eight more interesting facts about the singer, rapper, and instrumentalist’s life that you definitely (probably) did not know below. You might be surprised by what you find out!
Number Eight: Hank Wiliams Jr. Defends Kid Rock’s Controversies. Kid Rock had a controversial photo of himself with a mountain lion, and his friend and fellow musician Hank Williams Jr. staunchly defends it.
Number Seven: He Loves Crawfish Boils. Kid Rock is a big fan of crawfish boils because, “You can cook for 30 f***in’ people and eat it all f***in’ night.”
Number Six: He Is a Hozier Fan. Kid Rock has said that he is constantly being disappointed by new music acts, but once he heard Hozier, he knew that he had heard a star. He has introduced at least 20 people to the musician because he likes him so much.
Number Five: He Has Fans in High Place. In fact, David Letterman is a fan of Kid Rock. Letterman sent Kid Rock a letter after he went to Afghanistan that told him he would be proud to have a son like him.
Number Four: He Is an OK Golfer. Kid Rock has recently become “hooked” on golf, and since then he has been able to develop his skill. His friend Jamey Johnson says, “I ain’t saying [Kid Rock]’s Tiger Woods or nothing, but when he goes out to play, he wants to accomplish something.”
Number Three: He Is Not Too Big on Giving Speeches. Kid Rock has admitted that he gets very nervous when he has to speak in front of a big group of people. He has even said that he would prefer to sing at a funeral than to speak at one.
Number Two: You Won’t Get a Picture With Him. According to an interview Kid Rock did in March of 2015, he is officially done taking pictures with fans. He is tired of having his picture all over social media without him even realizing it.
Number One: He Knows the Secret to Avoiding Tabloid Disaster. Kid Rock says the secret to avoiding any snafu you make that ends up on a tabloid is to just wait it out. He said, “…I realized, I just wait 24 hours – that’s all you gotta do. And then they’re on to somebody else who f***ed up.” Well said, Kid Rock.