It seems strange to think now that in the late seventies the Sex Pistols were looked on as the ultimate in antichrists whilst the media establishment held the perceived high moral ground. Whilst the Sex Pistols records were banned by the BBC they were employing Sir Jimmy Savile who was the biggest star of the time.
Rotten did the interview with the BBC, who removed the following section which has re-emerged on a reissue of the PiL debut album.
Savile’s exploits were know by insiders and Rotten once told an interview that has recently been uncovered after being cut by the BBC:
“Jimmy Savile was into ‘all sorts of a sick #####’ that ‘we’re not allowed to talk about’…”
He goes on to tell the interviewer that he would like to murder Savile …