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Johnny Rotten and Kele from Bloc Party in (possibly racially motivated) fight

The Guardian is reporting that John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon and Kele "Kele" Okereke of Bloc Party got into a brawl at a Spanish festival this weekend that also involved members of Kaiser Chiefs and Foals… And Okereke has characterized the attack as racist, claiming that Rotten said, "Your problem is your black attitude." (For the 20 people out there who saw The Promotion starring John C. Reilly and Sean William Scott, you're no doubt flashing back to the "one black apple/one bad apple" scene.)

All this because Kele apparently asked him about a PiL reunion.

Here's a link to the original story.

And Rotten's statement from a follow-up story.

What's next, Henry Rollins beating up Vampire Weekend for asking about a Black Flag reunion?


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