The famous “General Lee” car used in the TV show “Dukes of Hazzard” will be getting a long overdue roof makeover.
In line with the wave of reconsideration about the use of the Confederate flag after the tragic shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, the car’s owner, two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson says that he’ll painting an American flag over the current one.
Per the Pensacola New Journal, Watson, a Florida native who attended the University of Georgia, paid $110,000 for the General Lee at an auction in 2012. In January, he got the car autographed by John Schneider, the actor who played Bo Duke.
All men ARE created equal, I believe that so I will be painting the American flag over the roof of the General Lee #USA
— bubba watson (@bubbawatson) July 2, 2015