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Freddie Mercury: The 5 Most Iconic Moments of All Time

5. That Time He Called Sid Vicious by the Wrong Name

Maybe this is controversial, but Freddie Mercury was very, very punk. Or at least, more punk than the Sex Pistols, and yes, we mean that. And even though Mercury was known for being flamboyant and effeminate, he certainly wasn’t going to get pushed around by some kid who could barely play bass. He famously called Sid Vicious “Simon Ferocious” and threw him out of a doorway by the collar of his jacket, which is exceptionally punk if you ask us.