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Why Did ESPN Remove Hank Williams Jr. Song From ‘Monday Night Football’ For The Second Time Since 2011?

On Tuesday, John Ourand announced that ESPN is removing the classic “All My Rowdy Friends Are Here on Monday Night” song from “Monday Night Football” broadcasts.

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John Ourand belongs to Business Daily, and the song has been removed Amit the coronavirus pandemic for 2020 NFL season held.

However, ESPN has accepted Little Richard song “Rip It Up”. Band Butcher Brown would be taking care of the instrumentals for the given track.

Due to the devastating virus outbreak, fans not accumulate at the stadium. The NFL clubs are also opening to play behind the closed doors. This is the sole reason why ESPN has decided to go against the “MNF” tune.

No one, including the Spectators, will be allowed to attend the Pittsburgh Steelers-New York Giants. Along with it, Tennesee Titans-Denver Broncos Week 1 “MNF” will occur on 14th of September 2020.

Controversy

Moreover, this is not the first time when ESPN has shown its back on Williams songs. Nine years back in 2011, ESPN backed out for the first time.

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This was the time when Williams was accused of bombarding some comments on the then-president Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

In 2020, it is the second time when ESPN removed Hank Williams Jr. From his songs’ intro.

It is alleged that William has bombarded some controversial statements again, based on his points of view.

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