The Dukes of Hazzard’s John Schneider’s Holden, Louisiana production studio was damaged by Hurricane Ida
The Dukes of Hazzard’s John Schneider said that his Holden, Louisiana production studio was damaged by Hurricane Ida.
The Mount Kisco, New York-born entertainer, 61, shared a picture of the damage on Facebook on Monday, showing one of the General Lee cars from the show smashed by a fallen tree.
‘Well… When something like this happens you have two choices: Tears and laughter. I choose laughter,’ he wrote. ‘So… What’s your caption? Here’s mine: “Miss Ida stopped by to see the General at Miss Shirley’s last night…”‘
The latest: Dukes of Hazzard’s John Schneider said that his Holden, Louisiana production studio was damaged by Hurricane Ida, sharing an image of the aftermath
Schneider, who is also a country singer, was seen in a clip published by TMZ Tuesday, in which he implored his fans to assist with the aftermath of the natural disaster.
‘My request is that if you know somebody that’s going through something like this, then you help them – go out and help them,’ said the actor, who played Bo Duke on The Dukes of Hazzard during its six-year run. ‘If you don’t, I’d very much like you to help us by going to the store – JohnSchneiderStudios.com … and I would very much appreciate it.’
He added: ‘We are independent filmmakers, independent thinkers. And we’re also free, and we’re gonna get out of this.’
Schneider, who appeared on Dancing with the Stars in 2018, said he was returning into town after spending time in Tennessee working on hurricane relief efforts.
The actor has kept fans updated on social media amid the tough time
A million residences and businesses are without power amid the severe weather conditions of the hurricane. The devastation was seen Tuesday in Grand Isle, Louisiana
‘We are headed back and seem to be the only ones on the road,’ he said in a tweet Monday. ‘I’m get a real look at the damage to mom’s house in the morning and then head back to TN to continue flood relief. All people and pups are good. May have a “Hurricane Sale at Miss Shirley’s!” Soon!’
Four people have died as result of the storm in Louisiana and Mississippi, according to the AP, which has left more than a million residences and businesses without power amid the severe weather conditions.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said, ‘We have a lot of work ahead of us and no one is under the illusion that this is going to be a short process.’
Country star: Schneider was snapped playing a concert in Nashville in 2018
TV star: (L-R) Schneider, Catherine Bach, Tom Wopat starred on The Dukes of Hazzard from 1979 until 1985