From CNN's Carol Costello:
Yesterday, ESPN announced that it has severed its relationship with singer Hank Williams Jr. after Williams compared President Obama to Adolf Hitler, a remark that prompted controversy and resulted in "Monday Night Football" pulling his popular musical introduction from this week's game.
On his website, Williams claims that it was his decision to leave the network, writing that ESPN "stepped on the toes of the First Amendment," so "me, my song, and all my rowdy friends are out of here."
Whoopi Goldberg defended Williams' freedom of speech on "The View," saying, "He's a musician. Musicians always do provocative things, and think of all the football players and all the musicians that have taken a misstep or done something. What kind of standards are we holding folks to when we say oh no, that's not a good thing to be so instead, we pull. Is that the right thing?"
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