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Why You Shouldn't Be Surprised That Johnny Rotten Is Defending Donald Trump

John Lydon (better known as Johnny Rotten) has caused some degree of shock among fans after speaking out in defence of President Donald Trump during an interview on 'Good Morning Britain'. But, really, no-one should...

John Lydon Voices Support For Brexit And Donald Trump

The ever-outspoken John Lydon has voiced his support for Brexit, saying that “the working class have spoken”, and saying that he would like to shake the hand of the “fantastic” Nigel Farage.The former Sex Pistols...

Graffiti-filled Former Sex Pistols Home Given Grade 2 Listed Status

A London building, which was once home to the Sex Pistols in the mid-1970s, has been awarded Grade 2* Listed Status by heritage body Historic England. Number 6 and 7 Denmark Street in Tin Pan...

John Lydon Scared Of Pork Chops

John Lydon is terrified of pork chops.The former Sex Pistols singer has admitted he won't go ''near'' the slab of meat out of fear he'll get sick after he was hospitalised for meningitis when he...

Annie Lennox And Perry Farrell Featured On New Music Interview Series

Longtime Rolling Stone writer Steve Baltin fronts the programme, which premiered on Thursday (15Oct15) on Internet streaming service Hulu. Lennox and Farrell, along with Sex Pistols' star John Lydon and the Flaming...

John Lydon Warned Of Cancer Risk Over Mole Self-removal

The Sex Pistols star regularly carries out the gruesome procedure by scratching the raised skin away with an emery board and then 'burning' it with acidic cider vinegar. But leading skincare experts...

John Lydon More Positive After Lockerbie Near-miss

The Sex Pistols frontman was booked onto Pan Am flight 103 in December, 1988 but missed check-in because his wife Nora had become held up while packing her suitcase. All 243 passengers...

John Lydon Claims He Was Banned From The Bbc Because He Spoke Out About Jimmy Savile

John Lydon has said that his ban from BBC radio for speaking out against Jimmy Savile at the start of his career still rankles with him nearly forty years later.Lydon, the former lead singer of...

John Lydon Angered Neil Young With Cake Prank

The bizarre incident occurred at a hotel when Lydon heard the Heart of Gold hitmaker was in the building with his then-bandmates and decided to try to impress them with an acrobatic stunt....

John Lydon Thrown Off Alcatraz For Smoking

The Sex Pistols frontman visited the famous former federal jail in San Francisco Bay in 1978 hours before what would become the iconic band's final gig, at the city's Winterland Ballroom. He...

John Lydon: 'Last Year Was Very Difficult After Musical Cancellation'

The former Sex Pistols star signed up to play Biblical villain King Herod alongside ex-Destiny's Child singer Michelle Williams, 'N Sync star JC Chasez and Incubus frontman Brandon Boyd in a U.S. touring...

John Lydon's Genius Song Inspired By Toilet

John Lydon has written a ''genius'' song inspired by his broken toilet.The Public Image Ltd frontman got into a row with his wife about a plumbing problem and their dispute sparked an idea that became...

Ever Get The Feeling You've Been Cheated? The Soul Of Punk Dies As Sex Pistols Credit Cards Are Unveiled

Virgin Money has unveiled a new range of credit cards featuring punk-themed designs based around the artwork of Sex Pistols albums and singles. That noise you just felt was punk’s final death rattle, by the...

John Lydon: Green Day Are A Two-bob Band

John Lydon has blasted Green Day branding them an insignificant ''two-bob'' band. The 'God Save The Queen' hitmaker has lashed out at the American pop-rock group and has accused them of watering down the rock...

John Lydon Criticises Simon Cowell And Band Aid

Regardless of what you think of John Lydon, you could never accuse him of failing to speak his mind. On the receiving end of his unique brand of scorn this time have been Simon Cowell...

John Lydon Blasts Internet For 'Stupid People'

John Lydon thinks the internet is to blame for making a lot of young people ''incredibly stupid''. The former Sex Pistols frontman has hit out at the worldwide web for being a hub of ''mindless...

Russell Brand Responds To John Lydon, "I Didn't Say Don't Vote" (He Did)

Russell Brand has responded to John Lydon's comments that the comedian is a "bum hole" for asking people not to vote in elections. The former Sex Pistols frontman called Brand "ignorant" for his calls for...

John Lydon, "Russell Brand Wants Cardboard Boxes, Down By The River"

John Lydon, the former Sex Pistols frontman, and a personality never one to shy away from a political debate, says Russell Brand is trying to sell a lifestyle of "cardboard boxes, down by the river"...

John Lydon Urges Brits To Ignore Russell Brand

Punk legend John Lydon has urged Brits to ignore Russell Brand's pleas to stop voting.Brand has caused controversy in recent months by calling for a revolution to overthrow the democratic system in his native U.K....

John Lydon Not Interested In Sex Pistols Musical

John Lydon has ''no interest'' in writing a Sex Pistols musical.The punk legend - who has recently released an autobiography, 'Anger is an energy' - wouldn't want to rework the group's famous songs for a...

John Lydon Goes Toe-to-toe With John Humphrys In Fiery Interview

John Lydon, the Sex Pistols frontman, took part in a fiery interview with mild-mannered broadcaster John Humphrys on Radio 4 today. The famously abrupt Lydon didn't react well to the journalist's suggestion that he wasn't...

John Lydon Clashes With Bbc Man Over Freedom Of Speech

Punk icon John Lydon branded a respected Bbc journalist a "silly sausage" during a tense interview on Thursday (09Oct14), ordering the newsman: "Don't tell me what to do."The Sex Pistols star appeared as a guest...

Paul Weller To Set Autobiography In Space

Paul Weller wants to write his autobiography - with a science-fiction twist.The 56-year-old rocker would be interested in committing his life story to paper, but would want to do something unusual with his recollections.Asked if...

'Horrific' Sales Prompted Promoter To Scrap Lydon's Jesus Christ Superstar Tour

The promoter behind John Lydon and Brandon Boyd's all-star Jesus Christ Superstar musical scrapped the tour two weeks before opening night due to "horrific" ticket sales.The spectacular, which was also set to feature former Destiny's...

John Lydon Disappointed By Jesus Christ Superstar Cancellation

Punk icon John Lydon is disappointed and shocked following the cancellation of his touring Jesus Christ Superstar musical.The former Sex Pistols star was in rehearsals as King Herod when he learned the show had been...

Producers Pull The Plug On Star Studded ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Arena Tour Just Days Before Debut Performance

A star studded cast taking a much loved musical on tour, what could have gone wrong for ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’? Frankly, we don’t know but on Friday (May 29th) producers abruptly pulled the plug on...

Punk Legend John Lydon To Play Herod In Jesus Christ Superstar Tour

Punk icon John Lydon is set to hit the stage again as biblical villain King Herod in a North American arena tour of hit musical Jesus Christ Superstar.The former Sex Pistols star will join Incubus...

John Lydon To Be Honoured For Music Career

Punk legend John Lydon is to be feted for his contribution to music at the upcoming Bmi London Awards in October (13).The former Sex Pistols frontman, also known as Johnny Rotten, will follow in the...

John Lydon Foresaw Jimmy Savile Scandal

Punk icon John Lydon was unsurprised when legendary British Tv presenter Sir Jimmy Savile was unmasked as a paedophile, because the rocker caused a storm by branding him "seedy" 35 years ago.Bbc bosses were rocked...

John Lydon And Bobby Gillespie Heading To The Radio

Sex Pistols rocker John Lydon and Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie are among the stars who have signed up to host a series of radio shows in Britain over the summer (13).The two musicians will be...

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