Vince Neil says he will be helping celebrate the inauguration of Donald Trump -- but not with Motley Crue.
The ‘80s rock frontman is set to perform at the celebration in Washington D.C. on January 20, 2017, and the plan has apparently been in the works for months.
“The promoters asked if I was available, and I said yes,” Neil told Billboard. “We sent all of the band’s passports to the Secret Service so everybody can get in, and all of the crew people, not knowing who was winning. But we were already scheduled to play.”
Passport clearances aside, Neil hasn’t gotten much in the way of details just yet.
“I don’t know how long I have to play. I don’t know if the Republican Party says which [songs] to play and what not to do,” he said. “It’s a little ways out. I’ll have more information as time goes on.”
This is not the first time Neil was tied to the president-elect. At the final presidential debate in Las Vegas on Oct. 19, a man that resembled the singer was seen via the televised feed. But Neil insists it wasn’t him.
“My mom called me, and said, ‘I saw you shaking Donald Trump’s hand!’ [But] I wasn’t there,” he said. “The funny thing is I was invited to go and I just decided not to and watch it from home.”
“I think just because there was a guy with long blonde hair from Las Vegas, it’s got to be Vince Neil, right? ‘Hey, Vince, you shaved!’ Not really.”
Neil is also set to take part in the next season of “Celebrity Apprentice,” with Arnold Schwarzenegger taking the place of Trump.