By Philip Cosores
iPad and iPhone apps can get a little pricey, at a dollar here and twenty more there, with games and tools to make your life easier. For one punk legend, the bill got downright staggering, as Johnny Rotten (real name Johnny Lydon), of The Sex Pistols and Public Image LTD., has fessed up to spending more than $15,000 on mobile apps.
“I wasted – you’re the first to know this – 10,000 f‑‑‑‑-g pounds in the last two years on apps on my iPad,” Rotten told The Telegraph, “I got into Game of Thrones, Game of War, Real Racing, and I just wanted to up the ante.”
It seems like the youthful spirit that inhabited his best music hasn’t quite left the punk legend.
“But there’s a kid in me, see? A bit of my childhood was taken from me and I’m determined to bring it back,” Rotten said.
Or, as if the haircut wasn’t enough to tell you about Rotten’s state of mind, he adds “I’m not a bloke who wants a Ferrari in the garage. If I want to drive a Ferrari I’ve got PlayStation.”
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