During the primary gig of a two-night stand on the Pavilion in Irving, T.X., on Tuesday evening (Nov. 27), Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor requested the viewers if any of them had voted for Republican Senator Ted Cruz on this 12 months's midterm elections. "Raise your hand, you guys, nothing to be ashamed of, simply checkin'," he stated in a video posted by a consumer.
"He may be right here tonight," Reznor reportedly stated of the notoriously ill-considered former presidential candidate who beat one-time punk rocker democrat Beto O'Rourke in a tightly contested race earlier this month. "He was bugging to get on the visitor checklist, and I advised him to fuck off." Reznor, a frequent, vocal critic of Pres. Trump, additional defined his animus towards Cruz, tying it to an annoying earlier interplay with the Senator.
"We put him on [the guest list] just a few years in the past, he drank all of the beer, and was only a ache within the ass to be round," he stated. "I received't maintain it in opposition to you."
Cruz and the Texas GOP made headlines earlier this 12 months once they repeatedly tried to troll O'Rourke over his youthful days within the punk band Foss and his love of skateboarding, a tactic that earned the Republicans a fast, sharp rebuke. A spokesperson for Cruz couldn’t be reached for remark at press time.
Watch Reznor's rant right here.