menu Home chevron_right
News

Joan Jett Isn’t Just a Better Musician Than Ted Nugent. She Throws Better Insults, Too.

tazz | May 5, 2022
Joan Jett Isn’t Just a Better Musician Than Ted Nugent. She Throws Better Insults, Too.
joan jett ted nugent beef

Frederick M. BrownGetty Images

There are several people I’ve chosen not to believe in anymore—not in the supportive sense, but in the physical. Kid Rock. Kyrsten Sinema. Kellyanne Conway. A roommate I had in 2008. And, of course, Ted Nugent. I have adopted a belief that those people, despite really compelling evidence to the contrary, no longer reside on this planet. However, there are days where I reverse that stance, only because someone has roasted them so hard that I must recognize their existence in order to fully enjoy it.

In late December, Ted Nugent recorded himself on Zoom in a video that is, for whatever reason, titled “NUGEFIREROCK.” In said video, he rambles on uninterrupted for 39 minutes. His big rub at this particular moment in time was a Rolling Stone list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists. That’s where Joan Jett comes into the equation. Absolutely pressed mid-monologue, Nugent says,

“You have to have shit for brains and you have to be a soulless, soulless prick to put Joan Jett—love Joan! Some of my greatest memories include lesbians, but … Joan Jett is on the list, but not Mark Farner? If Grand Master Flash is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Joan Jett is on the list of Top 100 Guitar players, then I’m Caitlyn Jenner’s boy toy.”

This quote has been slightly condensed because there’s a lot of unwieldy, irrelevant shit said in between. But the TL;DR version is that Nugent doesn’t think Jett belongs on that list. In a later interview, Nugent attempted to clarify his comments, saying, “I started off by praising her. I even saluted the lesbian thing.” (Did he?) He then added something about how he has no hate and that his hate “was amputated” when he was five years old. (No idea what that means.)

Because Jett is a bona fide badass, she had a response. In an interview with NME, she said, “Is that his implication that he should be on the list instead of me? Well, that’s just typical—it’s what I’ve dealt with my whole life, being written off. Ted Nugent has to live with being Ted Nugent. He has to be in that body, so that’s punishment enough.” As Jett knows—and as Jennifer Lopez learned in the movie Enoughyou can’t trust that an attacker is down for good just because you’ve got them on the ground, so she added this knockout: “He’s not a tough guy. He plays tough guy, but this is the guy who shit his pants—literally—so he didn’t have to go in the Army.”

Truly excellent work. Of course Ted replied again, in a video posted to his YouTube which I will not be embedding into this post because I personally care about you. Despite loving to call other people snowflakes, it seems Nugent got his feeling hurt, saying, “I love you Joan but you’re not a better guitar player than any of these guys and she just attacked me. I said there are a lot of killer guitar players, and Joan is a good guitar player. She makes great music, it’s not adventurous as I like, but she’s awesome. So she viciously attacked me personally, saying I was jealous because I was not on it.”

Jett has not responded to the comments and honestly, does she need to? I think she’s already won. So with this feud seemingly over (for now), I now return Nugent to the void of my mind where he shall remain until the next time one of rock n’ roll’s greatest needs to adjust him. Here’s Jon Jett singing “Cherry Bomb” as a palate cleanser.

This content is imported from YouTube. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.

This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano.io

Read More

Written by tazz





This area can contain widgets, menus, shortcodes and custom content. You can manage it from the Customizer, in the Second layer section.

 

 

 

Newsletter

  • cover play_circle_filled

    RZZR Radio

  • cover play_circle_filled

    01. Feel my dreams
    Tom Cuffia

    2,50
  • cover play_circle_filled

    01. Cyborgphunk
    Grover Crime, J PierceR

    file_download
  • cover play_circle_filled

    02. Glitch city
    R. Galvanize, Morris Play

    add_shopping_cart
  • cover play_circle_filled

    03. Neuralink
    Andy Mart, Terry Smith

    add_shopping_cart
  • cover play_circle_filled

    04. Chemical happyness
    Primal Beat, Kelsey Love

    add_shopping_cart
  • cover play_circle_filled

    05. Brain control
    Grover Crime

    add_shopping_cart
  • cover play_circle_filled

    01. Neural control
    Kenny Bass, Paul Richards

    add_shopping_cart
  • cover play_circle_filled

    02. Prefekt
    Kenny Bass, Paul Richards, R. Galvanize

    add_shopping_cart
  • cover play_circle_filled

    03. Illenium
    Grover Crime, J PierceR

    add_shopping_cart
  • cover play_circle_filled

    04. Distrion Alex Skrindo
    Black Ambrose, Dixxon, Morris Play, Paul Richards

    add_shopping_cart
  • cover play_circle_filled

    Summer Festival Podcast
    Robot Heart

  • cover play_circle_filled

    Electronic Trends Podcast
    Aaron Mills

  • cover play_circle_filled

    New Year Eve Podcast
    Robot Heart

  • cover play_circle_filled

    Techno Podcast
    Robot Heart

  • cover play_circle_filled

    Flower Power Festival Podcast
    Robot Heart

  • cover play_circle_filled

    Tech House Podcast
    Robot Heart

  • cover play_circle_filled

    Winter Festival Podcast
    Robot Heart

  • cover play_circle_filled

    Live Podcast 010
    Kenny Bass

  • cover play_circle_filled

    Live Podcast 009
    Paula Richards

  • cover play_circle_filled

    Live Podcast 008
    R. Galvanize

  • cover play_circle_filled

    Live Podcast 007
    Kenny Bass

  • cover play_circle_filled

    Live Podcast 006
    J PierceR

  • cover play_circle_filled

    Live Podcast 005
    Gale Soldier

  • cover play_circle_filled

    Live Podcast 004
    Kelsey Love

  • cover play_circle_filled

    Live Podcast 003
    Rodney Waters

play_arrow skip_previous skip_next volume_down
playlist_play