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Hank Williams, Jr.

Despite being the son of country music legend Hank Williams, the younger Hank was pushed into show business by his mother, Audrey Williams. After Hank, Sr. died, she focused intensely on turning her son into a musical superstar–essentially making Hank, Jr. a clone of his iconic dad. He eventually wanted to forge his own identity and his first step was firing his mother. He would go on to become a country music superstar in his own right.

Stereo Williams
Stereo Williams

Todd "Stereo" Williams, entertainment writer based in New York City. He co-founded Thirty 2 Oh 1 Productions, an indie film company.

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