celebsindepth.com - Johnny Rotten has been widely criticized in recent days for his weight gain physique. The 67-year-old singer appears much heavier than he used to be. However, he has not spoken anything about his current body transformation.
John Joseph Lydon, popularly known as Johnny Rotten, is an English-American singer and songwriter who was the lead vocalist of the punk rock band, S*x Pistols, from 1975 to 1978, as well as for numerous revivals in the 1990s and 2000s. In addition, he is also the lead vocalist of the post-punk band, Public Image Ltd (PiL), which he established and fronted from 1978 to 1993, and again since 2009.
Recently, the news has been surrounding all over social media that Johnny Rotten has undergone drastic weight gain. Many fans claimed he appeared completely different than he used to be. So, if you are curious to know the actual reason behind his transformation, we're here to help.
Details on Johnny Rotten’s Weight Gain!
Fans of Johnny Rotten (@lydonofficial) have recently noticed his weight gain, as he appeared to be an entirely different guy in 2023 than he was a decade ago. Fans were taken aback when his latest appearance went viral on social media. Currently, it seems like he's possessing a whole different body. However, he did not appear obese or overweight in the majority of his public appearances.
Johnny Rotten before and after weight gain.
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To let you know, Johnny Rotten is currently 67 years old. So, at his age, weight gain becomes more common as people age. That minor modification could have been caused by natural weight gain. Weight gain is a concern for men his age since, as metabolism slows with age, it becomes more difficult to burn more calories as muscle mass declines and more calories convert to fat.
However, Johnny has made no public statements about his weight gain or the events that led to it. He even hasn't tried to verify or disprove the reports. Nobody expected him to start talking right away, but after everything that has happened since his last appearance, he doesn't have to.
Despite gaining weight, Johnny Rotten maintains a good appearance, and we should be grateful that he was able to overcome his sadness and anxiety after the death of his wife, Lora. Furthermore, we will keep you updated if we learn anything new about his transformation.
Johnny Rotten Declared a Career Change Following the Untimely Death of His Wife, Nora!
Earlier this year, Johnny Rotten from S*x Pistols announced his surprising new career decision. The singer who previously appeared on ITV's I'm A Celebrity, is transitioning from punk to pushing bikes. With his approval, the US company Ionic has launched a new hardtail mountain bike. At the time, the Insider told the Sun newspaper:
This time they wanted to see if Johnny would put his name to it professionally, and he said yes. Johnny’s version of his bike is orange and features a drawing he did of himself performing and is signed by him.
Johnny Rotten changed his career into pushing bikes after the death of his wife, Nora.
Image Source: Yahoo News UK
The Anarchy in the UK singer even included a cartoon of himself in the £1,800 frame. The Public Image Ltd made the unexpected move after losing his wife Nora to Alzheimer's earlier this year. Later, Johnny told The Sunday Times,
It's shaped me into what I am. I don’t think I'll ever get over it. I don't see how I can live without her. I wouldn’t want to. There's no point. And, I'm sorry, but it's worth every moment. No joy comes without pain and, boy, do I know that now.
Later, during his appearance on ITV's Good Morning Britain, Johnny Rotten stated, "Oddly enough, as bad as Alzheimer's is, there are great moments of tenderness between us. [...] It's not all waiting for the Grim Reaper." Discussing caring for her, he added: "She requires 24/7 attention and I'm more than willing to give her that because the life she's given me, up til now, has been amazing".