Willie Nelson rolled a fattie and celebrated 4/20 by donating a statue of himself to Austin tX and releasing the tune “Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die” This dude is class personified. They must have been stoned when they cast that thing. A proud stoner Willie speaks his mind and pays the price – ya gotta respect him for not being a hypocrite that’s for sure! The unveiling was fitting on April 20 – or 4/20, which is slang for smoking marijuana – a day pro-marijuana legalization forces have used for annual gatherings to demonstrate in support of the cause .
“We didn’t know anything about it; it seems everyone else knew the story on this,” said Lawrence Wright of Capital Area Statues Inc., a group of prominent Texas writers, film producers and musicians he Austin said, laughing. he didn’t think Nelson was doing it intentionally either, but said the group decided to embrace the city’s unofficial motto of “Keep Austin Weird” by scheduling the unveiling at 4:20 p.m.
The statute stands in front of the Moody Theater, where the Austin City Limits Studio is now