John Lydon blasts Danny Boyle over Sex Pistols series

Punk rocker John Lydon appeared on This Morning and laid into Danny Boyle's new Disney+ series Pistol. He called the Oscar-winning director an "a**hole", and described the show as a 'pile of nonsense'.

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Video transcript

JOHN LYDON: Yeah. By not showing me the script, that tells me secrecy, and secrecy to me implies lies.

- You have to have a right to reply. Disney said [? Bulls ?] contacted Lydon's management company about the planned series, but direct contact was declined.

[INTERPOSING VOICES]

- If the shoe is on the other foot, no one would have a problem. I'm excited for him to see it. Won't be surprised anything comes out. I'm just excited.

- Also, Danny Boyle has previously said I love a lie down for what he does, and I don't want him to like it. I think that he has an absolute right. Why would you change the habit of a lifetime?

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