Did Ted Nugent Puke On Himself To Avoid Draft?

Dee Snider has accused Ted Nugent of vomiting on himself to avoid being drafted into the Army years ago, and cites it as another example of Republican rocker hypocrites.

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Ted Nugent has been accused by Dee Snider of being a "draft dodger" who avoided signing up to the army.

"Ted's always been a gun-toting conservative. But what gets me is that he was actually a draft dodger," Snider told Noisecreep, "to the point where he didn't bathe for a week, and vomited on himself to deliberately avoid the draft," which presumably means the army.

"I totally understand why he did that, but all of these Republicans who love Ted don't seem to know or remember that too well. It's crazy that he's become one of the voices of Conservative America even though he was a draft dodger," added Snider.

Nugent was quick to respond via Twitter:

Shame on @deesnider for falling for the big lie I challenge u to man up to the truth We xpected btr

Ted Nugent (@TedNugent) January 23, 2013

Whatever the truth is, Snider still thinks most Republican rockers are hypocrites:

"It's mind-numbing how many conservative rock musicians there are now. That's so convenient when you have a lot of money. 'Now I have money, so I'm a Republican.' But when they were broke, struggling musicians, they were liberal and all for sharing the wealth. It's so convenient."

What do you think of the draft-dodging rumor? Are rich Republican rockers just hypocrites? Share your opinion in the comments.

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    MonsterOfRock
    Looks like hes not gonna take it.
    The7000Frogs
    No, he ain't gonna take it.
    Mcleod89
    He's not gonna take it anymore.
    JMZ08
    One more time!
    Dude475
    He's not gonna take it!
    scottco86
    Dee Snider is actually a pretty smart dude. Remember he was the one that had to face the supreme court or whatever it was when "rock and roll/heavy metal" was under attack by the PMRC. He did his homework and even though he looked like a freak he wasnt a drug addict or wasted at all.
    Abacus11
    Yeah, I can't stand Snider's music (Twisted Sister's hits were catchy.... just not my thing) but his testimony about free speech in the face of the PMRC was brilliant.
    Crimson.King
    It wasn't the supreme court but a congressional hearing that also included Frank Zappa and John Denver speaking against proposed regulation and explicit/satanic lyric warning labels. To illustrate what a joke the PMRC was, they proposed a satanic lyric warning label for Frank Zappa's "Jazz From Hell" album. The album was 100% instrumental, no lyrics Check out
    for some footage of the proceedings with commentary by Frank Zappa.
    introvert10
    Dee Snider 1 Ted Nugent 0 Get your popcorn ready
    dannydesktop
    dee snyder is a great man, he fought the good fight with biafra and zappa against those trying to suppress free speech in music, and now he's sticking it a rapist (Nugent also admitted to having sex with young teen girls as a grown man, look it up, "got ya in the stranglehold" **** you ted)
    Mouloudo
    holy crap this dude just said what I wrote about Mustaine several weeks ago, almost down to the word props to him
    Abacus11
    Ted Nugent pukes on himself every time he speaks.
    skull_king
    You mean shits himself every time he speaks. Because that's all he spews out every time he opens his mouth
    PeterPdeC
    "'Now I have money, so I'm a Republican.' But when they were broke, struggling (fill in the blank), they were liberal and all for sharing the wealth. It's so convenient." Welcome to the world of politics...
    ne14t
    Here's an excerpt from an interview with Ted Nugent that was in the Oct. '77 issue of High Times (Johnny Rotten cover) There is a similar interview in the Sept. '77 Creem magazine (interview with Susan Whitall) High Times: How did you get out of the draft? Nugent: "Ted was a young boy, appearing to be a hippie but quite opposite in fact, working hard and playing hard, playing rock and roll like a deviant. People would question my sanity, I played so much. So I got my notice to be in the draft. Do you think I was gonna lay down my guitar and go play army? Give me a break! I was busy doin' it to it. I had a career Jack. If I was walkin' around, hippying down, getting' loaded and pickin' my ass like your common curs, I'd say "Hey yeah, go in the army. Beats the poop out of scuffin' around in the gutters." But I wasn't a gutter dog. I was a hard workin', mother****in' rock and roll musician. I got my physical notice 30 days prior to. Well, on that day I ceased cleansing my body. No more brushing my teeth, no more washing my hair, no baths, no soap, no water. Thirty days of debris build. I stopped shavin' and I was 18, had a little scraggly beard, really looked like a hippie. I had long hair, and it started gettin' kinky, matted up. Then two weeks before, I stopped eating any food with nutritional value. I just had chips, Pepsi, beer-stuff I never touched-buttered poop, little jars of Polish sausages, and I'd drink the syrup, I was this side of death, Then a week before, I stopped going to the bathroom. I did it in my pants. poop, piss the whole shot. My pants got crusted up. See, I approached the whole thing like, Ted Nugent, cool hard-workin' dude, is gonna wreak havoc on these imbeciles in the armed forces. I'm gonna play their own game, and I'm gonna destroy 'em. Now my whole body is crusted in poop and piss. I was ill. And three or four days before, I started stayin' awake. I was close to death, but I was in control. I was extremely antidrug as I've always been, but I snorted some crystal methedrine. Talk about one wounded mother *****. A guy put up four lines, and it was for all four of us, but I didn't know and I'm vacuuming that poop right up. I was a walking, talking hunk of human poop. I was six-foot-three of sin. So the guys took me down to the physical, and my nerves, my emotions were distraught. I was not a good person. I was wounded. But as painful and nauseous as it was -- 'cause I was really into bein' clean and on the ball -- I made gutter swine hippies look like football players. I was deviano. So I went in, and those guys in uniform couldn't believe the smell. They were ridiculin' me and pushin' me around and I was cryin', but all the time I was laughin' to myself. When they stuck the needle in my arm for the blood test I passed out, and when I came to they were kicking me into the wall. Then they made everybody take off their pants, and I did, and this sergeant says, "Oh my God, put those back on! You *****' swine you!" Then they had a urine test and I couldn't piss, But my poop was just like ooze, man, so I poop in the cup and put it on the counter. I had poop on my hand and my arm. The guy almost puked. I was so proud. I knew I had these chumps beat. The last thing I remember was wakin' up in the ear test booth and they were sweepin' up. So I went home and cleaned up. They took a putty knife to me. I got the street rats out of my hair, ate some good steaks, beans, potatoes, cottage cheese, milk. A couple of days and I was ready to kick ass. And in the mail I got this big juicy 4-F. They'd call dead people before they'd call my ass. But you know the funny thing about it? I'd make an incredible army man. I'd be a colonel before you knew what hit you, and I'd have the baddest bunch of mother****in' killers you'd ever seen in my platoon. But I just wasn't into it. I was too busy doin' my own thing, you know?"
    Crimson.King
    I don't blame the draft-dodging. Who wanted to get killed in a rice paddy 10,000 miles from home for a war that made no sense? But to turn it around and act like a pro-military patriot now is just a bit too convenient. So was Ted lying then or is he lying now?
    SwaggleyKubrick
    Really seems as though he was a nervous wreck, who was literally shitting himself out of fear, doing drugs (which he claimed to be against) as a kind of "escape". And then later tries to justify it and say he wasn't a little bitch, it was his plan all along, and he's the toughest mutha out there.... he was just busy.
    getawaygman
    well nugent has vehemently denied dodging the draft. watch his piers Morgan interview
    batti
    but for now we only have his word for it and of course hes going to deny it, what with him cozying up to the military lovers
    Schwimmy
    Exactly what I was thinking
    coltsteel
    What's he gonna say? On one hand he had rock and roll, all the chicks, drugs and money he wanted, the other, a most likely death or injury in Vietnam. Tough choice. He was a kid who didn't want in but now his over the top words put him into the spotlight. He should have just shut his mouth and kept shooting turkeys or whatever the hell he shoots on his ranch.
    Obsceneairwaves
    I xpectd btr spelling from... actually, you know what? no I didn't.
    BigMikeBDD
    I must have missed the part where Twitter is a platform for proper grammar. In fact, it's the complete opposite.
    kettmannism
    Nugent also denies ever having taken drugs, but my friends parents were good friends with him and said they used to get high with him all the time. It's all part of his "image".
    Punkbri1
    Ted Nugent also became the legal guardian of an underage girl so he could have sex with her,and he has several kids out of wedlock.Ordinarily this is typical for a 70's rock star,but Nuge comes across as Captain america and Mr.Family Values.He is a hypocritical ass.
    blizzboy
    It seems that most celebrities/rockers/whatever are actually liberal, so idk what Snider's talking about. I'm a poor Republican, and a rocker.