John Lydon: “Social media is a very, very silly thing!” (Q358 Preview)

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In the latest issue of Q – on sale now in print and on digitalJohn Lydon gives Q his 10 Commandments for better living… just don’t expect him to be tweeting about them any time soon.

Speaking to Q’s Simon McEwen one of the the Public Image Ltd man’s suggestions for better living is “Don’t Be Nosey”, which means avoiding other people’s updates.

“Social media is a very, very silly thing,” he declares. “I think it’s evil the way people anonymously poke their noses into other people’s private lives. Who is shagging who is no business of mine!”

The singer adds: “I suppose it’s some kind of subterfuge for people who don’t have sex lives of their own so they deal with it vicariously through the shenanigans of others. And that’s very dismal indeed. It’s like you’re depriving yourself of your own existence and there’s a system called social media that’s helping you do that. How insane! But there we go…”

Get Q now for his full 10 Commandments, meanwhile for details of PiL’s European and UK tour dates (the latter starting at Coventry’s The Copper Rooms on 24 May) head to Pilofficial.com now.

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