Johnny Rotten left out of Danny Boyle’s Sex Pistols series as ‘he’s a saboteur’

The Sex Pistols may have been a band who thrived on anarchy, but Johnny Rotten has been left furious after being blanked for Danny Boyle’s new series about the musicians.

The frontman, real name John Lydon, sees his career and story hit the screen after the acclaimed director showcased how The Sex Pistols turned the worlds of music and fashion on their heads.

But it appears the 65-year-old is somewhat unimpressed by the portrayal – and his former bandmates – to put it lightly.

The TV series has even created a threat of multi-million-pound lawsuits.

Not one to bite his tongue, John has laid into producers and his former bandmates from his LA home.

He blasted: “I think that’s the most disrespectful s*** I’ve ever had to endure.”

And he called out the casting of himself, savagely questioning who they were basing the character on.

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