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Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 11/19/2012

Quoted: Kid Rock on his famous Waffle House brawl

Kid Rock performing before a NASCAR race in Florida Sunday. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

“Thank God I didn’t get in a fight at Ruth’s Chris, or something. Can you imagine how bad that would have looked?”

Kid Rock fondly recalling the “KID ROCK IN WAFFLE HOUSE BRAWL” headlines from five years ago — which only burnished the redneck credentials of Mitt Romney’s favorite rock star — in a long profile in the Nov. 19 issue of The New Yorker. Revelation: He actually grew up prosperous middle-class, the son of a successful car dealer.

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