A very special Judge Judy featuring John Lydon

The clip is an excerpt of Mr. Lydon’s (née Rotten) appearance on the long-running fake court show Judge Judy.  When Judge Judy asks Johnny Rotten to “be respectful,” I immediately thought of the Grundy incident.  I hoped for a sharp and profain response, not polite compliance.   There are moments where it looks like Mr. Lydon is going to lose it, but he does not.

All the exchanges between John and Judy are bizarre.  Not to mention the fact, that Judge Judy claims to only listen to Lawrence Welk and some big band whose name she cannot remember.  That has to be a lie, right?  She is essentially saying she has not heard a single song or any popular music for the last half century.  There has to be some story there.  What is she trying to cover up?

For those unfamiliar, here is the Grundy incident, instigated by none other than Siouxsie Sioux–

~ by siouxsielaw on May 13, 2012.

One Response to “A very special Judge Judy featuring John Lydon”

  1. I did not know this existed. I love the crazy looks that Johnny gives Judge Judy and the plaintiff.

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