Johnny Rotten admits he’s scared of going blind as star opens up on deteriorating vision

Johnny Rotten scared of going blind

Sex Pistols legend Johnny Rotten has admitted he is scared he is losing his sight, and is fearful of the idea of going blind.

The iconic punk frontman – whose real name is John Lydon – revealed he can no longer read, and has even resorted to wearing glasses on stage so he doesn’t “fall off the edge” during live performances.

Speaking to the Sunday Times, candidly discussed the idea of losing his vision and how it would have an impact on his outlook on life.

Birmingham MailJohn Lydon
John Lydon is fearful of losing his sight

He said: “Well, it will go, won’t it? If I couldn’t see the world around me that would be a terrific loss.”


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