Brian May Ted Nugent Ted Nugent vs.

Brian May
Ted Nugent
Ted Nugent
A comparison of two classic rock stars on opposite ends of the animal rights debate
opposite ends of the animal rights debate
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Brian May
Ted Nugent
Born: July 19, 1947
Hampton, London (England)
Born: December 13, 1948
Redford, Michigan (USA)
Animal Welfare
Animal Hunter
Animal Hunter
Associated Groups
Smile, Queen, Starfleet Project, Phenomena, G3, Queen with Paul Rodgers, Kerry Ellis, Dappy, Irene Fornaciari, solo
The Amboy Dukes, Damn Yankees, Damnocracy, solo
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# top 100 albums on US Charts
21 with Queen
6 solo, 2 with Damn Yankees
# top 100 singles on US charts
24 with Queen
24 with Queen
10 solo, 9 with Damn Yankees
solo 9 with Damn Yankees
# Platinum Albums
5, 2(2x), 2(3x), 2(4x), 1(8x)
3(2x), 2(3x)
# Gold Albums
Brian May
Ted Nugent
BSc (with honors) degree in physics from the Imperial College, University of London
PhD in astrophysics from the Imperial College, University of London
High school graduate from St.
Viator High School in Arlington Heights, Il
Enrolled at Oakland Community College (no mention of credits or degrees)
Conflicting reports over either a 1‐Y (medical) or 2‐S (student) deferment in regards to the Vietnam war draft. He did not serve.
( In a July 15, 1990, Detroit Free Press interview, Nugent crowed about how he managed to dodge the draft. He claims that 30 days before his draft board physical, he disavowed personal hygiene. The last ten days he ingested nothing but junk food and Pepsi, and with a week to go until the physical, he stopped using the bathroom altogether. When the big day came, he had been living in excrement‐caked and urine‐stained pants.)
Marriage & Family
Married Chrissie Mullen from 1974 to 1988 and had 3 children.
1974 to 1988 and had 3 children. Married Anita Dobson December 18, 2000
Married Sandra Jezowski from 1970 to 1979 and had 3 children.
to 1979 and had 3 children. Married Shermane Deziel on Jan 21, 1989 and had 2 children. Also has 3 children out of wedlock.
Brian May
Convictions & Court Case Rulings Court Case
Ted Nugent
•April, 1995: Ordered to pay $75,000 to Heidi Prescott (The Fund for Animals) for referring to her as a “worthless whore” and a “shallow slut” and also said “Who needs to club a seal when you could club Heidi?”
•August 13, 2010: Pleaded “no contest” to counts of illegally baiting a deer and failing to have a deer tag signed by a government official.
•April 2012: Signed a plea bargain agreeing to plead guilty of two misdemeanors for illegally taking a bear after shooting one earlier at a bait station.
Brian May
Ted Nugent
Organizations g
Save Me (UK) – campaigns for the protection of all animals h
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against unnecessary, cruel, and degrading treatment focusingg on the fox and badger hunts / culling.
Kamp For Kids (USA) – a three d
day weekend camp for k d
children to learn about archery, air guns, fishing, trapping, wildlife calls, pp g,
outdoor survival, and first aid.
Charitable Support
•21st Century Leaders
•ABC Trust
Humane Society International
Society International
•International Fund for Animal Welfare
•Nordoff Robbins
•Prince’s Trust
•Teenager Cancer Trust
•The Gorilla Organization
•Whatever It Takes
•Freedom’s Angels (founded by his wife, Shemane)
•“Bloodbrothers” (various
organizations (primarily
organizations (primarily hunting and gun ownership) and websites that Ted supports)