To the dismay of aging punk fans, a British television company announced Monday that the former Sex Pistols singer and angry punk icon Johnny Rotten has agreed to appear in the reality show ‘I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here!’ “I’m gobsmacked,” said Tony Wilson, a British journalist and music entrepreneur who knows Rotten, aka John Lydon. “I’m shocked, but I have faith … I’m sure he’s doing it for the right reasons.” Other punk fans were appalled. “The announcement made me feel instantly old. … If it has come to this for the prince of punk, then mediocrity really does get us all in the end,” wrote Lee Randall in The Scotsman newspaper.
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