After coming down with a case of Masshole, Jack White delivered a four-minute “Kanye West-esque rant” against Foo Fighters and Rolling Stone during a concert at Fenway Park last night. His knock on Richmond, VA’s favorite band was pretty cheap — he mocked them for having a second guitar player “playing the same parts” — but he came out with guns blazing against Rolling Stone.
He also mocked Rolling Stone for their web content, joking that the site was “brought to you by the Kardashian family” and that it features articles like “15 outfits that will blow your mind that Taylor Swift wore this month” and “12 reasons Rolling Stone won’t put a black and white cover on the cover of their magazine unless you’re dead.”
After about three minutes, he said, “OK, I’m officially supposed to stop now, because this is becoming a Kanye West-esque rant. Because apparently, nowadays, you aren’t allowed to speak to your own fans about anything, lest it be a rant.” (Via)
Weird that he didn’t have anything hateful to say about RS when they put him on the cover. Anyway, he eventually got back to playing music, though not before adding, “So forget ISIS, forget the war in the Middle East, forget any problems at home, forget gay marriage, forget everything you ever thought about everything. This not a rant. This is just me saying, HELLO CLEVELAND!” Jack White is a weird dude.
UPDATE: well played, Foo Fighters.