Kid Rock, whose real name is Robert James Ritchie, might be preparing for a career shift after he seemingly expressed his interest in entering the world of politics. The 46-year-old musician, in a couple of tweets, confirmed the legitimacy of a website that campaigns for his Senate candidacy in 2018.

The portal he was referring to features a banner photo of Kid Rock sporting a leather jacket, a pair of visors, and a panama hat. The website also sells merchandise including statement shirts, caps, and stickers promoting Kid Rock for U.S. Senate.

Kid Rock for U.S. Senate

In a follow-up tweet, the rock singer asked his followers to stay tuned for his big announcement in the near future. His posts have raised speculation whether Kid Rock is really running for a position in the U.S. Senate. But not all his fans were happy about possible candidacy in 2018.

"I've always respected you and you've always been cool to me. Please don't run for office, man.

You're a rapper at heart, Bob," a user replied. Another one said, "Sadly. I wish I could say we've all learned our lesson about voting celebrities into office, but I know that isn't true."

The singer's party refused to provide further details about his posts and asked the media to refer to his Facebook page for future announcements. Kid Rock is a native of Michigan who made his debut with "Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast" in 1990.

Celebrities turned politicians

This is not the first time Kid Rock was rumored to be running for the U.S. Senate under the Republican Party. In February, the "All Summer Long" artist was named as the potential contender of Democratic Party's Sen. Debbie Stabenow for the elections next year.

Although nothing has been confirmed regarding his rumored candidacy, Sarah Anderson thought it would be "awesome" to have Kid Rock on their ticket.

"I wouldn't be surprised if there was a movement for him to run, but to my knowledge he has not been asked," the Michigan GOP press officer said.

Livingston County Tea Party activist Wes Nakagiri, on the other hand, thought Kid Rock will bring a fresh and new image to the Republican Party if he ever runs for the U.S. Senate. "I'll bet you he would generate as much excitement as Trump did," he added.

Judith Ingram of the Federal Election Committee revealed that they have found no filing under the name of the rock musician for the time being. The FEC spokeswoman, however, said that she will have double check their records before she can provide the confirmation.

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