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Why Does Hank Williams Jr Hate President Obama So Much?

22nd August 2012

Hank Williams Jr is at it again. The country star launched into his latest tirade against President Barack Obama at the Iowa State Fair last week, according to the Des Moines Register.Speaking to the crowd...

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Hank Williams Jr: 'Muslim' Obama Hates America, And Farming

22nd August 2012

Hank Williams Jr has launched into an incredible tirade against U.S President Barack Obama reports Rolling Stone. "We've got a Muslim president who hates farming, hates the military, hates the U.S. and we hate him,"...

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Carrie Underwood Triumphs At Cmt Awards

7th June 2012

Carrie Underwood triumphed at the Country Music Television (CMT) Awards last night.The singer took home two trophies; the biggest prize of the night, Video of the Year, for 'Good Girl' and Collaborative Video of the...

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Williams Jr. Skips Performance At Cmt Awards

30th November 2011

Hank Williams Jr. caused a stir at the Cmt Artists of the Year awards on Tuesday (29Nov11) by leaving the stage partway through his duet with Jason Aldean.The pair teamed up to sing Aldean's Tattoos...

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Hank Williams Jr. Writes Theme Song For His Fans

13th October 2011

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...

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Hank Williams Jr Website Debuts Obama Attack 'Keep The Change'

11th October 2011

Hank Williams Jr has recorded a scathing attack on President Barack Obama and the current state of the United States of America. New track 'Keep the Change', being offered as a free download on the...

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Williams I Quit!; Espn You're Fired!

7th October 2011

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...

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Hank Williams Jr Dropped Permanently For Hitler Remark

6th October 2011

Hank Williams Jr, the American musician who compared President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler, has been dropped permanently by Espn. Williams' opening song to Monday Night Football was cut from the Colts-Buccaneers game last week,...

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Are You Ready For An Apology??!!

5th October 2011

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...

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Espn "Fires" Hank Williams Jr. Over Obama Comment

4th October 2011

ESPN on Monday yanked Hank Williams Jr.'s "Are You Ready for Football" theme from its Monday Night Football telecast after Williams earlier in the day likened President Obama to Hitler. The company issued a statement...

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Hank Williams Jr Explains Obama Hitler Comparison

4th October 2011

Hank Williams Jr has attempted to clarify remarks he made about President Barack Obama and Adolf Hitler. The country singer-songwriter compared the President to the fascist tyrant while making an analogy on the Fox morning...

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Hank Williams Jr Dropped For Comparing Obama To Hitler

4th October 2011

Hank Williams Jr, the American country singer-songwriter, has been dropped from his usual spot on sports network Espn after he compared President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler, reports Reuters. Williams Jr's traditional opening theme song...

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Williams' Moment Of Joy With Cash And Dead Grandparents

22nd December 2010

Country legend HANK WILLIAMS JR's daughter HILARY has recalled the moment she died after a near-fatal car accident in a heartbreaking new autobiography.The singer-songwriter's memoirs, Sign of Life, opens with her account of the 2006...

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Fascinating Fact 5988

17th September 2008

HANK WILLIAMS JR. will be presented with the BMI Icon award during the performing rights organisation's 56th annual Country Awards on 11 November (08). The event will take place in Nashville, Tennessee....

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Hank Williams Jr. Charges Fans $500 For 'Meet-and-greet'

1st May 2008

Country singer HANK WILLIAMS JR. makes a $5,000 (GBP2,500) bonus at every concert he performs, by charging fans to meet him backstage. The star offers devotees who travel to see him on his current U.S....

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Williams Jr. To Be Honoured In Nashville Hall Of Fame

10th September 2007

Country stars HANK WILLIAMS JR. and FLATT + SCRUGGS are to be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. The two artists will be honoured in the songwriter/artist category, after a vote by the...

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Kristofferson To Be Honoured With Cash Accolade

13th March 2007

Singer/songwriter KRIS KRISTOFFERSON is to be honoured with the Johnny Cash Visionary Award by Country Music Television (CMT) next month (APR07). The star will be presented with the accolade by the late musician's daughter ROSANNE...

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Williams Jr Assault Case Dismissed

25th February 2007

A $250,000 (GBP128,200) assault case against country singer HANK WILLIAMS JR has been dismissed due to a lack of evidence. The 57-year-old star - who filed for divorce from his fourth wife of 16 years,...

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Williams Jr Files For Divorce From Fourth Wife

17th February 2007

Country music star HANK WILLIAMS JR has filed for divorce from his fourth wife of 16 years, MARY JANE WILLIAMS. The pair met at a concert in 1985, and married in 1990. The 57-year-old singer,...

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Keith Is Double Country Winner

6th November 2006

Country star TOBY KEITH was the big winner at Saturday night's (04NOV06) Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) Music Awards, after taking home two top accolades. His hit, AS GOOD AS I ONCE WAS, was named Country...

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Williams May Stand Trial For Waitress 'Attack'

19th September 2006

Country rocker HANK WILLIAMS JR could stand trial for misdemeanour assault charges brought by a cocktail waitress, who alleges he attempted to choke her. His case was passed over to a Shelby County grand jury...

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Rock And Anderson Marry For Third Time

18th August 2006

LATEST: KID ROCK and PAMELA ANDERSON married for the third time in three weeks when they exchanged vows in Nashville, Tennessee, yesterday (17AUG06). Rock - real name ROBERT RITCHIE - wed former BAYWATCH babe Anderson...

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Supergroup Formed For Superbowl Countdown

30th June 2006

AEROSMITH star JOE PERRY, CHEAP TRICK star RICK NIELSEN and members of BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's E STREET BAND have formed a supergroup with country maverick HANK WILLIAMS JR to pay tribute to American football. The unnamed...

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Williams Impressed With Womack's Country 'Grit'

19th June 2006

Country rebel HANK WILLIAMS JR has a newfound respect for singer LEE ANN WOMACK after she agreed to accompany him on a fishing trip for an upcoming TV special. Williams feared the pretty singer would...

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Judd To Present Sister With Honour On Tv

19th April 2006

Actress ASHLEY JUDD will appear on next week's NASHVILLE STAR TV show to present her sister, co-host WYNONNA, with a country Career Achievement award. The movie star won't be the only big guest on the...

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Williams Jr Charged With Assault

5th April 2006

Country star HANK WILLIAMS JR will appear in court today (05APR06) on charges of assaulting a 19-year-old waitress in a hotel bar last month (MAR06). HOLLY HORNBEAK alleges the singer cursed her, tried to kiss...

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Williams Jr Accused Of Assault

22nd March 2006

Country superstar HANK WILLIAMS JR has been accused of harassing a 19-year-old waitress in a hotel bar. Police papers reveal HOLLY HORNBEAK alleges the singer cursed her, tried to kiss her and lifted her in...

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Hank's Daughter Fighting For Life After Crash

17th March 2006

Country star HANK WILLIAMS JR's daughter is fighting for her life after being involved in a car crash. Singer/songwriter HOLLY WILLIAMS and her sister HILARY were on their way to Louisiana to attend their grandfather...

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Mcgraw Goes Home For Tv Special

6th March 2006

Country star TIM MCGRAW has opened up his Nashville, Tennessee farm for an upcoming US TV special, in which he sings a duet with wife FAITH HILL as they stand by their fireplace. The NBC...

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Hank Williams' Son Wins Copyright Battle

25th January 2006

The Tennessee Court of Appeals has ruled the heirs of the late country legend HANK WILLIAMS own the rights to a collection of rare and live vintage recordings the country/folk legend made for radio broadcasts....

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