Hank Williams Jr. Out At ESPN After Obama/Hitler Backlash | Talking Points Memo

It looks like Hank Williams Jr. is so lonesome he could cry after comparing President Obama to Adolf Hitler on Fox & Friends this week. The country superstar and ESPN are going their separate ways, putting an end to his decades-long spot as Monday Night Football’s opening act.It was unclear who exactly made the decision. ESPN announced that he was leaving, but left it ambiguous. “We have decided to part ways with Hank Williams, Jr,” the network said in a statement. “We appreciate his contributions over the past years. The success of Monday Night Football has always been about the games and that will continue.”

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