Ted Nugent Concert at Tribe Casino Canceled Over 'Racist' Remarks

Image: Ted Nugent Concert at Tribe Casino Canceled Over 'Racist' Remarks Musician Ted Nugent. (David Livingston/ Stringer/ Getty Images)

Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 08:35 AM

By Newsmax Wires

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
An upcoming Ted Nugent concert at an Idaho casino owned by a Native American tribe has been canceled because of the conservative rocker's past "racist" remarks.  

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe on Monday said that the cancellation of the Aug. 4 concert at the casino in the northwest Idaho city of Worley was because of what it called "racist and hate-filled remarks."

The tribe says it booked Nugent without realizing he espoused "racist attitudes and views." The tribe did not detail which of Nugent's specific views it opposes, according to The Associated Press.

Urgent: Do You Approve Or Disapprove of President Obama's Job Performance? Vote Now in Urgent Poll

Officials for Nugent's music management company were out of the office on Monday and not available for comment.

Nugent in the past has referred to President Barack Obama as a "subhuman mongrel." Nugent later apologized "for using the street fight terminology of subhuman mongrel." But he maintained that Obama was a "liar" violating the Constitution.

In March, the Texas town of Longview paid Ted Nugent $16,250 not to perform at its upcoming Fourth of July celebration.

The settlement to end contract negotiations with the 65-year-old rocker stemmed from a prior verbal agreement the town had made with Nugent, which subsequently broke down over concerns that his past controversial statements and song lyrics would be inappropriate for a family audience.

Urgent: Assess Your Heart Attack Risk in Minutes. Click Here.

Related Stories:
 




© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Players' Union: Ray Rice Wins Appeal of His Indefinite Suspension

Friday, 28 Nov 2014 15:36 PM

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is eligible for reinstatement by the National Football League after winnin . . .

Legal Immigrants Being Blocked in Latest Obamacare Glitch

Friday, 28 Nov 2014 14:27 PM

Legal immigrants, eligible for Obamacare, are running into problems when they try to sign up for coverage on HealthCare. . . .

Cosby Said He Blocked 2005 Tabloid Story about Sex-Assault Accuser

Friday, 28 Nov 2014 12:42 PM

Comedian Bill Cosby struck a deal with the National Enquirer in 2005 to give the tabloid an exclusive interview about a  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved