London: Producer crown John Lydon claimed that during the Silver Jubilee procession, he tried to invent a scene in which a rioting crowd threw a bottle at the Queen.
A former Sex Pistols frontman, known by stage name Johnny Lotten, said he refused permission. God Save the Queen It was included in the Netflix drama because of how it should be used.
“It was a very twisted interpretation of Jubilee’s history,” Redon told the High Court, where he submitted evidence as part of a dispute with his former bandmates.
Hitting a show that has been criticized for a series of inventions that portray the royal family with unpleasant light is the latest false claim.
Sex Pistols performed on June 7, 1977, Jubilee Procession Day God Save the Queen Take a boat down the Thames.Redon said he was open to the idea of the song used in crown soundtrack. But in his witness statement, he states:
“Producer crown I wanted to distort the history of the day, portray me as a political protester, and show the protest scene in front of the Queen during Jubilee’s celebration. Events that did not occur.
“The story they presented was all the ugly scenes of the crowd fighting bottles and chucking while the queen in a carriage was desperate and others were celebrating the queen. It wasn’t rioting, and here’s my real, serious problem with it. This never happened. It’s a lie about history. It was a demonstration of the royal family that day. It was just the sex pistols on a boat trip down the Thames River. It’s a nice protest song in front of the Capitol. That’s it.
The Crown series wanted a scene of bottles thrown at Queen, the court said.
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