John Lydon: "Russell Brand is a kindred spirit and good luck to him" (Q342 Preview)

John Lydon: "Russell Brand is a kindred spirit and good luck to him" (Q342 Preview)

johnlydonJohn Lydon has called Russell Brand a “kindred spirit” but warns you’ve got to “take him with a pinch of salt”.

Speaking in our new issue, Q342 out now, the Sex Pistol tells Tom Doyle he doesn’t agree with the comedian’s campaign to boycott voting, but is broadly in favour.

“He may well be a kindred spirit and good luck to him. As preposterous as what it sounds like he’s getting up to, I’d say, fair play, y’know,” Lydon says, though explains he takes a different view on democracy.

“Stand up and be counted. I mean, I don’t what his game it,” he adds. “You’ve got to take him with a pinch of salt. He is a comedian, allegedly.”

Get the latest Q now for the full interview with Lydon, who has just published his new autobiography Anger Is An Energy.