Publish Date: 06/06/2017
Fact checked by: Simon Briffa
Hank Williams Jr. is taking his rambunctious companions back to “Monday Night Football” six years after ESPN pulled the tune middle of the season in 2011, after dubious remarks made by Williams on Fox News that contrasted then-President Barack Obama simply golfing with then-Rep. House Speaker John Boehner to a meeting of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Adolf Hitler. Williams additionally called Obama and Joe Biden “the foe.”
Williams will make a big appearance with another variant of “All My Rowdy Friends,” highlighting its “Are you ready for some football?” catchphrase, before the main Monday night round of the season, between the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis on Sept. 11.
“I think it’s a return to our past in that it’s such an iconic song associated with football,” ESPN senior vice president of events and studio production Stephanie Druley told The Tennessean. “It was the original. It belongs to Monday Night Football. It really is about returning to what fans know. It’s a Monday night party, and that’s what we’re all hoping to get back to.”
What most don’t know is that the first Williams melody has been on Monday Night Football broadcasts since 1989.
The new video for his upcoming song was taped in Nashville, Tennessee, on Sunday, as indicated by USA Today. Two extra specialists likewise took an interest in the shoot.
“I trust there will be some upbeat individuals on Monday night once more,” Williams revealed to USA Today. “It feels normal, satisfying and fulfilling now when you’ve sort of done it all.”