Hank Williams Jr. on 'Hannity'
Country music star responds to critics
- Duration 7:27
- Date Oct 11, 2011
Country music star responds to critics
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His song has been played at the beginning of Monday Night Football now for decades -- football fans will no longer here Hank Williams junior is classic song did ESPN.
And comments that He made on FOX & Friends it happened all on October the third.
You remember the golf game they had ladies and gentlemen yeah -- remember the golf game bingo you're one of the biggest.
That turned a lot of people -- You know watch shouldn't you you know it just didn't go over you mean when you're when John Boehner played golf with President Obama.
All we yeah and five and then -- -- -- hah -- -- what do what did you -- like about it seems to be a really pivotal moment for you.
-- -- -- But -- like Hitler player in golf would Netanyahu's.
Okay -- -- -- want -- -- actually well it's.
Well I'm glad you don't brother -- a lot of people do.
Well you know the enemy they're the enemy who's the enemy.
And -- and -- but you are you getting The Three Stooges here.
Yeah hundred now the same day ESP and pulled Hank Williams junior song from that night's broadcast a Monday Night Football.
And late last week ESPN announced that it was parting ways with.
We have decided -- part ways with Hank Williams junior we appreciate -- contributions over the past years.
The success -- -- -- football has always been about the games and that will continue joining me now to react the man himself Hank.
-- you love being in the middle of country you know -- -- for this well maybe so you know I was watching on the view this morning aren't aren't that's -- good group of people you'd.
That's until very nice oh it was fantastic it was fantastic welcome but you know I -- better reaction back on too few moments -- hey.
-- -- analogy you pulled out of dictionary today if senate couldn't -- our constitution sure good analogy Stanford OK would you read that definition.
You know I -- -- -- the book.
I wanna win -- bunch of yankees fans and not Red Sox fans have a much loved launch again not gonna -- but now -- -- I'm part of it so -- I call my manager of the movie they did -- -- my daughter says daddy daddy.
You know that the national -- -- not all are are you in trouble -- Oh what -- volume and we all are what do you mean so the next day I went fishing.
And I call my manager who imagined I could help deal what you can tale ESPN.
Audio books tonight.
All right and then -- no way to the next ambition.
I was talking he'd -- so here's a question I had but.
Hughes said that but as I talked to publicist He said you'll pull one out and then ESPN.
Says they pulled out so who pulled out first.
-- just what I just told -- I called -- met my and I figured it would have done code let me tell you something but you know me a long time -- -- my daughter.
Now you've hurt my family.
How was hot.
At 5 PM.
Video with so you can call -- -- pilgrim come out of here audio.
You can eat it accrues interest -- when I read your statement you talked about the First Amendment He talked about freedom to smear job -- and -- you said all right yeah I shouldn't abuse that they Hitler analogies.
Your -- -- what do you mean.
It but then today on the view He said that -- I would use it again.
-- -- -- -- -- -- I want -- whole thing was.
That golf game in the the shape that this country.
Was -- and is in and these four politicians are out there.
You know -- and half -- it was absurd.
-- Political -- and then never really at all you pointed out something that is actually true fit it fit it.
It did it with a disaster.
Why did people interpret did you even talked about three of them out there got a silver -- -- about before perform okay are about what I assume you're talking about Boehner.
Biden and the president.
So you fix it -- -- -- governor of Ohio.
So I assume what you are saying is that they're never gonna get along will -- they're not gonna get along the country's a mass explain what you think in here and that now we -- literally hit.
With it -- rip up third of being out there you know -- a homeboy good is ridiculous with what -- to go one on not to mention.
You know they have yet in the fall elections now.
Why are you playing golf.
You know I was up there and you know this I was up there in Ohio.
For drunk -- -- and Portland.
I was outraged you know what I don't understand.
I don't understand this and and an -- frankly I'm glad that you said I'm not apologize and you know why.
-- and going to it's in the middle of a controversy boy it.
No no no it's true what -- -- sort of start that sorry sorry that they sent an -- Let's -- -- all my fair bit emails -- area.
Have been recording and touring for five decade.
There has never been more special harm.
Being wonderful email and -- fan.
Are the only one that stands up speak his mind and speak for us and the way it right.
Really you know what I love football.
And what -- -- -- but you know what I'm gonna miss your open.
Well stand by for 2012.
With the free country would lock stock options and -- the choices so in other words we may not have heard the last three amateur junior are you on them football.
We've been contacted today.
The song is mind show.
So what almost always looks good -- gotten a poll let's talk about that -- the -- bad old.
If He you know who would you like to have won't do the Monday -- 53%.
Well yeah you don't look as good as -- hell but she does Opel wolf well known and well that's another network but there are other network yes there are values -- -- yeah.
And I have a real close friends in the football world on that normally go we have but it.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Mother's -- if the flower so that's one of about that outlook like cooking and then right there were in the garbage referred -- ghetto in their old -- -- Benefit structure treasure.
Right I wanna -- from 1938.
This icon this complete master.
The very first rockabilly of -- Is and the charts again are we gotta run and I have one of your Monday Night Football guitar how many other.
I guess first 1 AM by the -- the two belt buckles that I have -- all the Super Bowl.
We're selling them and given that security could feel -- -- -- it all right I want you sign this Hank Williams junior.
Publish -- great America thank you -- appreciate it let not your heart be trouble.