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John Lydon Sued By Sex Pistols Bandmates Over Music Licensing in Danny Boyle’s Pistol TV Series

John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten) has been sued his former Sex Pistols bandmates Steve Jones and Paul Cook after Lydon refused to license the band’s music for Danny Boyle’s forthcoming six-episode FX series Pistol, the Associated Press reports. A lawyer for Jones and Cook appeared at the High Court in London on Thursday arguing that under the terms of a 1998 agreement, licensing requests can be determined by “majority rules.”

Lydon first threatened legal action with regards to the proposed series, titled Pistol, in April. “I think that’s the most disrespectful shit I’ve ever had to endure,”

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