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John Lydon (Rotten)

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The Resume

    (January 31, 1956- )
    Vocalist for the Sex Pistols (1975-78, 1996- )
    Member of Public Image Ltd.
    Recorded with the Sex Pistols 'The Mini Album,' 'Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols,' 'The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle,' 'Pretty Vacant...,' 'The Swindle Continues,' 'The Original Pistols Live,' 'The Best Of & Rest Of Original Pistols Live,' 'Best Of & Rest Of,' 'No Future UK?,' 'Kiss This/Live In Trondheim,' 'Pretty Vacant,' 'Filthy Lucre Live,' 'Chaos,' Live At Chelmsford Top Security Prison,' 'Raw,' 'Kiss This-live In Trondheim,' 'We've Cum For Your Children,' 'Decade,' 'Buried Alive,' and 'Pistol Whipped Live'
    Recorded with Public Image Ltd. 'Metal Box,' 'Flowers of Romance,' 'Album,' 'Happy?' and 'That What is Not'
    Wrote the autobiography 'No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs'
    Also known as Johnny Rotten

Why they might be annoying:

    He dislikes just about everyone.
    He got the name 'Johnny Rotten' from Steve Jones, the Sex Pistols' guitarist, who said John's teeth were green.
    He dyes his hair various colors.
    He, like Sid Vicious, used to abuse drugs.
    He has described himself as 'anti-fashion.'
    He makes sneering faces while on stage.
    He called the Cure a 'farce.'
    He called Princess Diana a 'useless spare tit.'
    He called Nelson Mandela a 'complete fake.'
    He called Howard Stern 'one joke that's already tired.'
    He sold his soul when he appeared in the British version of 'I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (2004).'

Why they might not be annoying:

    He is left handed.
    He suffered from spinal meningitis as a child.
    He slipped in and out of comas for much of his childhood, thanks to his bout with spinal meningitis.
    He was slashed by a British Royalist because of the Sex Pistols' 'God Save the Queen' record.
    His cut was so bad that he lost all feeling on his middle and index finger on his left hand, which lead to him learning how to play the guitar with his right hand.
    He has been called the 'Godfather of British punk.'
    To his credit, he walked off 'I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!'

Credit: His Name is Robert

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 137 Votes: 52.55% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 103 Votes: 53.40% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 212 Votes: 56.60% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 373 Votes: 55.23% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 18 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 53 Votes: 69.81% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 15 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 34 Votes: 61.76% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 100 Votes: 59.00% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 33 Votes: 69.70% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 172 Votes: 80.81% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 29 Votes: 51.72% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 186 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 90 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 73 Votes: 63.01% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 124 Votes: 67.74% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 216 Votes: 65.28% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 344 Votes: 59.59% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 431 Votes: 57.54% Annoying