Twisted Sister’s frontman Dee Snider recently posted a tweet on Twitter and talked about the nicknames given to well-known musicians and put forth the argument that they are never self-chosen while saying that the nickname given to Michael Jackson was not given to him by his family either.

Dee Snider started a heated argument and made it to the headlines with his bold claims considering the derogatory terms such as ‘hair metal’ being used by critics as a derogatory term. Sebastian Bach had also joined the conversation and eventually asked Dee Snider to drop it.

However, with his recent tweet, Snider showed that the argument has not reached a conclusion yet. He said that nicknames given to well-known people are never self-chosen and that they are rarely complimentary. He added that this analogy can also be applied to music genre names.

While numerous people supported this argument, one user said that the only positive nickname they can think of is Michael JacksonsKing of Pop.’ To this, Snider responded by saying that it was not a nickname chosen by himself or a family member and thus, strengthened his argument about people getting their nicknames from others.

Here’s what Dee Snider said in his recent tweet:

“Here’s some food for thought: How many nicknames do you know were given to people by the person themselves. How many nicknames do you know that were complimentary? The answer to both questions is very few. Same for music genre names.”

To which a fan responded:

“Michael Jackson ‘King of Pop,’ other than that I got nothin‘.”

And Dee Snider replied:

“You know one of his brothers didn’t give him that nickname!”

You can check out Dee Snider’s tweets below.