Dukes of Hazzard’s John Schneider called a racist for likening Beyonce country album to a urinating dog

Famed Bo Duke actor John Schneider took the brunt of the “Beyhive” after his comparison involving a dog in a park was deemed “racist and hateful.”

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Fans of Beyoncé appeared hellbent on making their “Queen Bey” a country music sensation no matter who they had to destroy in the process. Wednesday, Schneider became the latest roadblock on that path when he joined One America News Networks Alison Steinberg to talk about “lefties” writ large.

In the wake of the R&B, pop and hip hop artist announcing her foray into a new genre, the “Dukes of Hazzard” actor’s interview on “In Focus” was asked for comment on crossovers.

“There’s a lot more crossover music and acts like Shania Twain and Carrie Underwood, just to name a few,” said Steinberg as she noted the shifting sound of country music over the years the same week that an Oklahoma radio station took heat for not readily playing Beyoncé’s newest single “Texas Hold ‘Em.”

“I want your thoughts on this because I feel like the lefties in the entertainment industry just won’t leave any area alone, right? They just have to seize control over every aspect, don’t they?” she asked her guest.

To that, Schneider replied, “They’ve got to make their mark, just like a dog in a dog walk park. You know, every dog has to mark every tree, right? So that’s what’s going on here.”

The actor also suggested, “People coming into Country music…they seem to think that it’s easy, or it’s simple or somehow it’s not as sophisticated as the music that they sing otherwise.”

Instead of taking the comments from the entertainer, who has also written and performed country music since the 80s, at face value, fans of Beyoncé gave Schneider the same cancel culture treatment they had given KYKC after it hadn’t immediately acquiesced to requests to play the new single.

“Comparing @Beyonce to a dog is racist and hateful. As a country fan, I welcome her and let’s see what she has. John Schneider is another low life white supremacist,” wrote one supporter as others asserted the black community held creative ownership over country music.

“This isn’t a racist dog whistle, it’s a freakin’ foghorn!” contended another.

Despite the assault on Schneider, some recognized the inanity of the “everything is racist” crowd as it was readily apparent by successful artists in the genre that skin color had nothing to do with the argument when names like Darius Rucker and Kane Brown were dropped.

As it happened, after KYKC had initially said they hadn’t added Beyoncé’s new song to their setlist because it hadn’t topped the charts yet, an updated statement from their owners to the Daily Mail claimed they couldn’t air it because it hadn’t been distributed to them yet.

“Finally after many calls and emails we finally got the song and added it to not only our country station, KYKC, but it’s also on our Top 40 station KXFC, and our classic hits station, KADA-FM,” said South Central Oklahoma Radio Enterprise.

In what appeared to be a direct response to allegations of racism from Beyoncé supporters and other internet trolls, Schneider shared a decades-old duet with Ray Charles performing “Georgia On My Mind,” with the comment, “Next question…”

Kevin Haggerty

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