Nelson announced on his Facebook page that he'll be headlining a rally for Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke, and some of his fans are not too pleased about his political leanings.
These are the five pop-culture things to know this evening.
NEW YORK (AP) — Country music icon Willie Nelson has extended an offer to meet President Donald Trump at one of the detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border to better understand what's happening, the latest attempt by a celebrity hoping to end the administration's policy of separating families at border crossings.
Woody Harrelson said on "The Ellen Degeneres Show" that he stopped smoking pot until he hung out with Willie Nelson.
Several celebrities debuted new merch on 4/20, aka Weed Day, the unofficial marijuana holiday.
Snoop Dogg shows up late to “Conan” after the late night host set up a special trailer for Snoop to smoke weed in before the show.
Stephen Colbert asked Woody Harrelson, “I understand you don’t smoke weed anymore — is this true?” And Harrelson drew a lot of laughs when he responded, “I don’t smoke any less.”
American Epic has spent the past couple of weeks reintroducing America to its musical past. This documentary series, a co-production of PBS and the BBC, has traced history as far back as the 1920s: The show’s premise is that this was the decade when new portable recording techniques allowed various musical historians, cultural anthropologists, and businesspeople to go out and record many pioneering blues, folk, and country performers for the first time in the artists’ careers. The result, as the show puts it, is “the first time America heard itself. ...
Country music legend Willie Nelson has fallen victim to multiple erroneous reports of his death. At 84 years old, Nelson is still very much alive, and he’s got a lot to say about Jeff Sessions and Donald Trump. In April, Attorney General Sessions briefly weighed in on marijuana legalization during a discussion at Luke Air Force Base near Phoenix, Ariz., and called marijuana a drug “only slightly less awful” than heroin.