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When John Lydon appeared on Judge Judy

BEFORE eating kangaroo anus on I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!, chewing off politicos on Question Time and smacking his cops at butter, John Lyndon appeared on Judge Judy. It was October 1997 when Lydon appeared before the TV Beak known in her lounge as Judy Sheindlin. Robert Williams was suing the former Sex Pistol and Public Image Ltd frontman for breach of contract and assault and battery.

Virgin Records produced a press release in defence of their act:

Williams filed criminal battery charges against Lydon. The charges were immediately dismissed when police investigators determined that Williams’ case was completely unfounded. A subsequent civil suit was filed by Williams in small claims court claiming damages of $5,000 in lost wages and “civil battery.”

Upon learning of the ongoing dispute between Lydon and Williams, the staff of “Judge Judy” recently approached Lydon’s representatives and offered to adjudicate. When Gardner called Lydon to inform him of Judge Judy’s offer, Lydon accepted immediately, exclaiming, “I love this country!”

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Posted: 5th, December 2012 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment

Janet Knowles attacked man because Judge Judy was on TV

WHEN police asked Janet Knowles, 62, of Jupiter, Florida, why she hit a 65-year-old man on the head with a hammer, she sais it was because Judge Judy was on television.

Knowles is being held in the Palm Beach County Jail. Judge Judy is unlikely to hear her case, leaving her supposed desperate fan even more upset.

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Posted: 11th, January 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1)