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I Want To Be … Anarchy!

johnny rotten.jpgI don’t mean to be insensitive here, but there ought to be a certain level of implied assumption of risk when you’re working with Johnny Freakin’ Rotten.

According to a lawsuit filed moments ago in Los Angeles County Superior Court, the Sex Pistol singer allegedly beat the crap out of a female assistant and called her every horrible name in the book after the taping of a television show in 2007.
In the lawsuit, Roxane Davis claims Rotten, real name John Lydon, “cocked back his fist … and punched her in the face” when the rocker was forced to stay in a room at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel that didn’t share a door with his other assistant … a dude named Rambo. Davis says both Rotten and Rambo unleashed a verbal tirade, calling her a “fat f**king c*nt, f**king c*nt, and fat f**king whore.”
Davis, who was an employee of the show Rotten was working on, says she reported the incident to her supervisor, “but the complaints fell on deaf ears.” But get this — Davis admits the company did give her one warning about Rotten: “Under no circumstances was anyone to touch Rotten’s hair.”

Well, he is a man who admits, freely, that he’s the Anti-Christ. An unfortunate punch in the face seems to go along with the territory.

But dude: Punk rocker or no, it’s not nice to call people names.

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This sounds more like a case of two guys being abusive to a woman because they can, and less of a "I'm a scary punk guy, ooOOooo." I mean, I have no basis for a physical comparison of Davis and Rotten, but he's not punching out his male assistant, is he? I think the fact that Rambo was joining in is the tipper; Rotten may give himself all sorts of excuses to behave badly (none of which are justified), but his assistant joining in turns this from fulfillment of "risk-assumption" to just ganging up on her.

Typical washed up celebrity trash trying to feel like they actually mean something anymore.

The thing that's weird? Him writing a song for Britney Spears. I'm pretty sure that it was for her

Rotten's been a douche his entire life. The overgrown boy is intentionally rude and obnoxious to everyone who either likes his music or is involved in the media. Hopefully, he'll get a big fat fine and maybe some time in the clink for this.