Nightly News   |  October 04, 2011

Country star dropped for offensive remarks

Country music singer Hank Williams, Jr. was dropped from the opening theme in Monday Night Football after he compared President Obama to Adolf Hitler on Fox News. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: Question is, are you ready for some time at home watching football in front of the TV , country music legend Hank Williams Jr. ? He was dropped from the opening theme " Monday Night Football " last night after comparing President Obama to Adolf Hitler on Fox News . Williams said today he's sorry if it, quote, "offended anyone."