Ted Nugent tests positive for COVID-19 after claiming outbreak is 'not a real pandemic'

Ted Nugent
Posted at 8:50 AM, Apr 20, 2021

Detroit rock star Ted Nugent has tested positive for COVID-19, months after he said the virus outbreak was "not a real pandemic" and a "scam."

Nugent, in a Facebook Live video on Tuesday, announced that he had tested positive for the virus.

"I have had flu symptoms for the last 10 days. I thought I was dying," Nugent said.

He later used derogatory comments when referring to the virus.

In December, Nugent said the pandemic wasn't real and called it a scam.

Nugent, in the latest Facebook video, said he had a stuffed-up head, body aches and other symptoms.

"I literally could hardly crawl out of bed the last few days," he said.

Click here to watch Nugent's video.

This story was originally published by WXYZ in Detroit.