John Schneider’s Holden, Louisiana production studio of the Dukes of Hazzard was damaged by Hurricane Ida
John Schneider of the Dukes of Hazzard said his production studio in Holden, Louisiana was damaged by Hurricane Ida.
The Mount Kisco, New York-born entertainer, 61, shared a photo of the damage to Facebook Monday, which showed one of the General Lee cars from the show being destroyed by a fallen tree.
“Well… When something like that happens, you have two choices: tears and laughter. I choose to laugh,” he wrote. ‘So… What’s your signature? This is mine: “Miss Ida came by last night to see the general at Miss Shirley…”‘
The latest: Dukes of Hazzard’s John Schneider said his production studio in Holden, Louisiana was damaged by Hurricane Ida, sharing a picture of the aftermath
Schneider, who is also a country singer, was featured in a clip published by TMZ Tuesday, in which he begged his fans to help in the aftermath of the natural disaster.
“My request is that if you know someone who is going through something like this, you help them – go out and help them,” said the actor, who played Bo Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard during the six-year run of The Dukes of Hazzard. “If you don’t, I’d really like you to help us out by going to the store – JohnSchneiderStudios.com … and I’d really appreciate it.”
He added: ‘We are independent filmmakers, independent thinkers. And we’re free too, and we’ll get out of here.”
Schneider, who appeared on Dancing with the Stars in 2018, said he returned to the city after spending time in Tennessee to work on hurricane relief.
The actor has kept fans updated on social media during the difficult time
A million homes and businesses are without power due to the harsh weather conditions of the hurricane. The devastation was seen Tuesday in Grand Isle, Louisiana
“We are going back and seem to be the only ones on the road,” he said in a tweet Monday. “I’m going to really look at the damage to Mom’s house in the morning and then go back to TN to continue flood relief. All humans and puppies are good. Maybe a “Hurricane Sale at Miss Shirley’s!” Soon!’
Four people have died as a result of the storm in Louisiana and Mississippi, according to the AP, leaving more than a million homes and businesses without power amid the harsh weather conditions.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said, “We have a lot of work ahead of us and no one is under the illusion that this will be a short trial.”
Country star: Schneider was caught performing in Nashville in 2018
TV Star: (LR) Schneider, Catherine Bach, Tom Wopat starred in The Dukes of Hazzard from 1979 to 1985