Suffice it to say, Ted Nugent is not among those lighting a candle for the late Cecil the Lion. Instead, he is lighting the Internet on fire.
In response to those crushed by the creature's death - and the man responsible, Walter Palmer - Nugent unleashed an epic Facebook tirade.
"The whole story is a lie," writes the rocker. "It was a wild lion from a 'park' where hunting is legal & ESSENTIAL beyond the park borders."
"All animals reproduce every year & would run out of room/food to live w/o hunting," adds Ted. "I will write a full piece on this joke asap."
"God are people stupid."
Ted's statement would be true if he were speaking about white-tailed deer in Michigan, but applying it to endangered wild cats of Africa is a stretch.
Nonplussed, avid hunter Ted claims that this country's president eats baby elephant, thus, "Zimbabwe has their own black devil tyrant. Sucks dont it."
We are at a loss for words at this point.
Pivoting back to Cecil, he ranted, "Cecil, the other white meat. Lion's lives matter? Bulls---. Only if they are disrespected with a human name."
"Black lives matter? Bulls---."
"Apparently not in Chicago Detroit LA DC Philly Compton South Central etc etc where they are slaughtered daily with no one giving a good goddam."
"Sick dishonest hypocrite society PC from hell," Nugent, 66, concluded with this parting shot. "Lions are a renewable resource. Go back to sleep."
As of this report, Ted has yet to pen another missive about the killing of Cecil's brother Jericho by poachers ... but it's still early Sunday morning.