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HANK WILLIAMS JR. WRITES THEME SONG FOR HIS FANS

October 13, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

ESPN’s Monday Night Football may be without a Hank Williams Jr. theme song but Williams has created a theme for like-minded conservatives that has quickly been downloaded by 200,000 of them. “This country sure as hell has gone down the drain / We know what we need. We know who to blame,” Williams sings. As […]

WILLIAMS: I QUIT!; ESPN: YOU’RE FIRED!

October 7, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

It’s unclear whether Hank Williams Jr. voluntarily permanently removed himself and his music from ESPN’s Monday Night Football or whether ESPN permanently fired him, but this much became clear on Thursday — you won’t be hearing Williams’s voice at the beginning of the NFL telecast ever again. Williams on Thursday appeared to take back the […]

ARE YOU READY FOR AN APOLOGY?

October 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Hank Williams Jr., who issued an unapologetic statement following ESPN’s decision to yank his “Are You Ready for Football?” opener from Monday night’s NFL telecast after he compared President Obama to Adolf Hitler, issued a follow-up statement late Tuesday that he took pains to point out was “Not written by some Publicist.” With words in […]

ESPN “FIRES” HANK WILLIAMS JR. OVER OBAMA COMMENT

October 4, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

ESPN on Monday yanked Hank Williams Jr.’s “Are You Ready for Football?” opener from its Monday Night Football telecast after Williams earlier in the day likened President Obama to Hitler. The company issued a statement saying, “While Hank Williams, Jr. is not an ESPN employee, we recognize that he is closely linked to our company […]