Trent Reznor instructed Ted Cruz to “fuck off” after he tried to bag a spot on 9 Inch Nails’ guestlist

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The frontman additionally recalled a previous encounter with the politician

9 Inch Nails‘ Trent Reznor took goal at Ted Cruz in the course of the band’s present in Texas final night time, claiming that the politician tried to get on the visitor checklist.

Earlier this month, Cruz defeated ‘punk politician’ Beto O’Rourke for a US Senate seat within the southern state. O’Rourke – who as soon as performed in a band with members of The Mars Volta and On the Drive-In – had gained big help from figures within the leisure trade.

Now, footage has emerged from 9 Inch Nail’s gig in Irving, Texas final night time (November 27) – through which Reznor airs a transparent message to Cruz, who was apparently hoping to catch the present.

“Who voted for Ted Cruz?” the musician requested the group. “See the lights aren’t on, I can’t see. Is there any approach to flip the lights on? I’d prefer to see. Elevate your hand, you guys, nothing to be ashamed of, simply checking.”

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The frontman then claimed that though Cruz needed to attend, he was shortly despatched packing by the group. “He could be right here tonight, he was bugging to get on the visitor checklist, and I instructed him to fuck off.”

Talking of crossing paths with Cruz previously, Reznor added: “We put him on [the guest list] a number of years in the past, he drank all of the beer, and was only a ache within the ass to be round. Can’t maintain it in opposition to you.”

Take a look at a video of the second right here.

In the meantime, Trent Reznor not too long ago revealed that profitable an Oscar for an unique movie rating made him ponder ending 9 Inch Nails.