He is best known for his antics as lead singer of the iconic seventies punk band The Sex Pistols.
But John Lydon's hell days seemed to be way behind him as he crossed the LAX International Airport in Los Angeles on Sunday.
The iconic singer, 62, looked relaxed with a baggy striped shirt and matching pants when he picked up his luggage after returning to California, where he has lived since the early eighties.
Here it comes: John Lydon's hell days seemed to be way behind him as he crossed the LAX International Airport in Los Angeles on Sunday.
John put the weight on his feet and relaxed in a seat after carrying his briefcase to the other side of the arrivals hall.
The star, who plays Johnny Rotten, has maintained a relatively low profile recently, making a rare public appearance with his wife at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York last April to attend the premiere of his new movie Public Image Is Rotten .
The Public Image Is Rotten is a film about Public Image Ltd., the chaotic band that John put together after the separation from Sex Pistols in 1978, and which he has maintained for more than 40 years.
Do not bother me: the iconic singer, 62, looked relaxed in a baggy striped shirt and matching pants as she picked up her luggage after returning to California.
Time passes: John looked radically different to his glory days as the leader of The Sex Pistols and Public Image Limited
Optimist: John greeted the spectators with a smile as he moved through the terminal
Home: The singer has lived in the United States since the early 80's
Last year, John showed recently that he could still live the rock lifestyle & # 39; n & # 39; n & # 39; roll, since he was denied entry to a party thrown on behalf of the film in October.
According to The Sun, John was denied entry from a nearby bar three times, even though the party was for him.
One informant told the newspaper: "Only Johnny Rotten could be expelled from his own party, but he could barely stop himself, he played the perfect hell. & # 39;
Resting: taking off the weight of his feet, John relaxed in a seat after carrying his briefcase to the arrival hall
Fan of the Gunners: the red box of the star was adorned with the legendary shield of the football club of the Premier League Arsenal
Under the radar: the star, who plays Johnny Rotten, has maintained a relatively low profile in recent times
The punk star spoke previously about his alter ego, the twisted and anarchic, grunting and dragging Johnny Rotten.
"Johnny Rotten was a job," he admitted in the documentary. "I wanted to be Johnny Rotten."
He also spoke movingly of his wife Nora, telling The Telegraph that she was a "cheeky girl".
Claims: Last year, John showed recently that he could still live the rock lifestyle & # 39; n & # 39; n & # 39; roll, since he was denied entry to a party thrown in the name of his film, The Public Image is Rotten in October
Apt: Only Johnny Rotten could be expelled from his own party, but he could barely stop. He played the perfect hell, "said a source at the time
"It's not public fodder, it's a very private person." But it's love, you know. I have always loved that woman.
& # 39; When we met we did not expect to get on. The two of us were told that the other was bad. But blimey. Sparks flew. It was instant attraction.
& # 39; And that has never gone away. I never expected to feel that way. I never thought I was attractive in any way. Or someone's idea of a good date.
Easy: John took a break before leaving the airport on Sunday
Legendary: The Sex Pistols revolutionized the British music scene after emerging in the mid-70s