Machine Gun Kelly took the chance to name out his previous detractors throughout his acceptance speech on the 2022 American Music Awards. The artist – who accepted the award for favourite rock artist from Meghan Trainor on the Nov. 20 occasion – started his speech by saying he was “petitioning for a bigger mic stand” after the one offered was far too quick for him.
He then described his spiked purple swimsuit as “uncomfortable” and went on to ship a transparent message for his haters. “Speaking of uncomfortable, there have been some individuals within the rock neighborhood who’ve referred to as me a vacationer,” he stated. “They’re flawed. I’m a rocket man.” He then described his final two rock albums as “going to the moon” and added, “I’m not accomplished exploring the universe but, and I’m all genres.”
MGK launched his “Mainstream Sellout” album in March, which was a follow-up to 2020’s “Tickets to My Downfall.” In between, he is launched a documentary about his life and struggles with habit and psychological well being referred to as “Life in Pink” and starred within the film “Taurus,” which chronicles a rock star whose life appears to reflect MGK’s, amongst different artistic initiatives. He’s additionally made many public appearances together with his fiancée, Megan Fox, who gave the impression to be absent from the evening’s present.
Watch his acceptance speech (and take a look at his fairly actually sharp-looking swimsuit) above.