Ted Nugent (b. December 13, 1948) is a pro-Second Amendment, conservative-leaning musician. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan, and has humorously called himself the "Motor City Madman." He has recorded 30 albums that have sold over 35 million copies worldwide. He has published several books, including a cookbook he co-authored with his wife, Shermane. Nugent is an avid hunter and is often criticized by liberal animal rights protesters. He is a friend of George W. Bush.
Nugent is on the Board of Directors of the National Rifle Association and is an avid promoter of gun ownership. He supports the American military and the Republican Party. Nugent believes that homosexuality is morally wrong and has also spoken out against Barack Hussein Obama as well as the use of recreational drugs, smoking, and drinking alcoholic beverages.