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Johnny on the spot after he slams U.S. (Johnny Depp)
New York Daily News ^ | 9/04/03 | Rush & Molloy

Posted on 09/04/2003 1:19:45 AM PDT by kattracks

Johnny Depp is feeling patriotic - about France.

The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star slammed the United States over Iraq in an interview in the German magazine Stern this week.

"America is dumb, is something like a dumb puppy that has big teeth - that can bite and hurt you, aggressive," he was quoted as saying.

Depp lives in France with the French singer and actress Vanessa Paradis, with whom he has two children.

He said he was delighted when he saw that French fries had been rechristened "freedom fries" in the U.S. Capitol canteen.

"Nothing made me happier than when I read that - grown men and grown women in positions of power in the United States government," Depp said. "I was ecstatic because they revealed themselves as idiots."

He said he wants his children - Lily-Rose, 4, and Jack, 1 - to regard the U.S. "like it's a kind of a toy - a broken toy, maybe. Investigate a little bit, check it out, get this feeling and then get out."

Depp joins a chorus of complaint over U.S. policy expressed recently by actors including Harrison Ford, Sean Penn and Susan Sarandon.

Coming a few days after the one-time Indiana Jones knocked the Bush administration, Depp's dig prompted a counterattack of punditry.

"There's no puppy love for a bunch of terrorist killers who slew 3,000 people in New York City not long ago," Larry Kudlow, of CNBC's "Kudlow and Cramer," told us. "Maybe Mr. Depp should think about that. Unfortunately, a lot of good actors say very stupid things. Frankly, I'm sorry he said this, because I was looking forward to seeing 'Pirates of the Caribbean,' but I'm not going to now."

Joe Scarborough, of MSNBC's "Scarborough Country," agreed that it was "a stupid thing to say. But he's got the freedom to say it because we liberated the French from Hitler."

Though he normally leans right, the former congressman added, "I'm a big Johnny Depp fan. The guy has already voted with his feet [by moving to France]. I don't think he's being hypocritical, because he's not enjoying American freedoms."

As it happens, Depp will be in the U.S. this weekend - visiting New York for the premiere of his movie "Once Upon a Time in Mexico," which co-stars Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek.

[snip]

Chelsea set to wed?

Are Chelsea Clinton and boyfriend Ian Klaus circling the altar?

The former First Daughter, 23, just returned from a romantic Spanish getaway with her 24-year-old boyfriend.

"Chelsea and Ian's trip basically amounted to a honeymoon before the marriage," a pal says in the National Enquirer's next issue.

That's probably hyperbole, but the two plan to live in New York - mind you, in separate apartments.

Though it's said she'lll be earning a salary of $120,000, Chelsea is "going to be living in Manhattan with a good friend of hers," Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton told reporters on Tuesday.

"She is starting work this week at McKinsey [& Co.], which is a consulting firm here in the city," said the senator, adding, "I don't know what consultants do. I asked her that and she goes, 'Oh, mom!'"

Aside to Hillary: The Enquirer also features photos of your bikini-clad baby frolicking with Klaus in the hotel's pool.

[snip]

With Suzanne Rozdeba, Ben Widdicombe
and Joyce Shelby


Originally published on September 4, 2003



TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
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1 posted on 09/04/2003 1:19:46 AM PDT by kattracks
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To: kattracks
One more actor to boycott.
2 posted on 09/04/2003 1:30:58 AM PDT by Taiwan Bocks
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To: kattracks
"like it's a kind of a toy - a broken toy, maybe. Investigate a little bit, check it out, get this feeling and then get out."

WTF is that supposed to mean? Good riddance, retard.
3 posted on 09/04/2003 1:31:25 AM PDT by Welsh Rabbit
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To: Welsh Rabbit
"like it's a kind of a toy - a broken toy, maybe. Investigate a little bit, check it out, get this feeling and then get out."

But go back when you want some $$$.

Just like a whore.

4 posted on 09/04/2003 1:35:00 AM PDT by kattracks
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To: kattracks
Actors/actresses live in a world of make-believe. Unable to embrace the concepts of world realities, they live in that dream world where they play for money and play their lives out. It's clear Depp is another mentally damaged human with the usual delusions of self-importance. It's a damned shame he was allowed to breed. Perhaps, his offspring will reject his "occupation" in the future and seek competent help so they will not be afflicted with his, and his "companion's", disease.
5 posted on 09/04/2003 1:52:34 AM PDT by Thumper1960
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To: kattracks
Though he normally leans right, the former congressman added, "I'm a big Johnny Depp fan. The guy has already voted with his feet [by moving to France]. I don't think he's being hypocritical, because he's not enjoying American freedoms."

As it happens, Depp will be in the U.S. this weekend - visiting New York for the premiere of his movie "Once Upon a Time in Mexico," which co-stars Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek.

Until he renounces his US citizenship, he remains a hypocrite. That will sever all ties to American freedoms.

He remains an American in exile at this point. Pining for Albert Gore Junior to take a seat in the oval office.

6 posted on 09/04/2003 1:52:47 AM PDT by weegee
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To: kattracks
"America is dumb, is something like a dumb puppy that has big teeth - that can bite and hurt you, aggressive," he was quoted as saying.

He said this to the Germans?

7 posted on 09/04/2003 2:02:13 AM PDT by ARepublicanForAllReasons (Asked in my best deadpan tone)
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To: kattracks
Yet another fine actor in which I will most likely finding myself avoiding his movies.
8 posted on 09/04/2003 2:05:43 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator (This space for rent)
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To: kattracks
Johnny Depp is still making movies?

I thought he was just another burned-out Mouseketeer, sunk into obscurity and living in the south of France, like Barbra Streisand.
9 posted on 09/04/2003 3:56:17 AM PDT by alloysteel
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To: Taiwan Bocks
Depp is one of my favorite actors buy my wife and I
are boycotting his movies. He's just not worth the
price of admission.
10 posted on 09/04/2003 3:57:18 AM PDT by AdvisorB ("Beware of the 'Irresistable Operation Of Feeble Councils' " Edmund Burke)
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To: kattracks
Oh puleeze! His wife is French and she wanted to be with her family. Voting with his feet means she was taking the kids with her and if he wanted to smoke pot with them and provide a "role model" for them he better move too.
11 posted on 09/04/2003 4:08:19 AM PDT by freeangel (freeangel)
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To: kattracks
With all of the Muslims taking over France, he has some nerve calling the US a broken toy. I wonder if he has taken in any of the heat-afflicted in his surely air-conditioned Villa.
12 posted on 09/04/2003 4:14:55 AM PDT by JacksonCalhoun ("Thata Jonny Deppa, hea makea me cry" - Enzo the Barber.)
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To: Taiwan Bocks
Though it's said she'lll be earning a salary of $120,000, Chelsea is "going to be living in Manhattan with a good friend of hers," Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton told reporters on Tuesday.

Where I come from, pointing out your salary is considered quite tacky and unprofessional....however, I have to hand it to The Rodstain here as she comes of very condescending and arrogant while elevating her daughter many thousands of dollars over the middle class little people who just want a tax cut...
13 posted on 09/04/2003 4:15:55 AM PDT by grumple
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To: kattracks
The last Johnny Depp movie I saw was "Nine Gates" I think, and although he's another celebrity moron it didn't take his ignorant statements to convince me never to go see another one. At least he moved to France instead of just saying it though. As far as "dumb puppies", I admit he must be right...especially if they are paying to see his crap (regardless of how good it might be) after making these sort of statements. It's like being looked in the eye and told "You're a dumb puppy American...now go watch my movie!!"
14 posted on 09/04/2003 4:20:17 AM PDT by grumple
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To: kattracks
"She is starting work this week at McKinsey [& Co.], which is a consulting firm here in the city," said the senator, adding, "I don't know what consultants do. I asked her that and she goes, 'Oh, mom!'"

That's because Chelsea doesn't know what consultants do either.

(In fact when people ask her exactly how she got the $120,000/year job, her response is exacly the same..."Oh, mom".)

15 posted on 09/04/2003 4:22:30 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: kattracks
Johnny feels at home living in France....body odor is something he and the frogs have in common.
16 posted on 09/04/2003 4:35:22 AM PDT by Arpege92
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To: kattracks
#4...that sure puts it succinctly, kattracks!
So true!!
17 posted on 09/04/2003 5:03:23 AM PDT by Guenevere (..., ..Press on!)
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To: PBRSTREETGANG
LOL, very good!
18 posted on 09/04/2003 5:04:09 AM PDT by jocon307 (Boy, even I am surprised at myself!)
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To: kattracks
And now for the white hats :-)


19 posted on 09/04/2003 5:08:15 AM PDT by Tamzee ("Big government sounds too much like sluggish socialism."......Arnold Schwarzenegger)
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To: kattracks
Comment on the Chelsea item: I think Chelsea will announce her wedding plans to coincide w/her mother's run for the roses. Like the book tour this summer took the spotlite away from the dem candidates. Like the book tour next summer will take away from the dem candidates. All politics is planned.
20 posted on 09/04/2003 5:12:36 AM PDT by Mary-Bayou
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To: Mr.Smorch
buy my wife and I

I don't know. Henny Youngman offered me wife, free. As for you, well, not interested.

21 posted on 09/04/2003 5:49:43 AM PDT by Alter Kaker (Whatever tears one may shed, in the end one always blows one’s nose.-Heine)
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To: kattracks
"America is dumb, is something like a dumb puppy that has big teeth - that can bite and hurt you, aggressive"

Big-Toothed Dumb Puppy Bump!

22 posted on 09/04/2003 5:58:11 AM PDT by Imal (The World According to Imal: http://imal.blogspot.com)
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To: kattracks
I'd like to see Depp put those scissors back on, pick his nose, and sneeze.
23 posted on 09/04/2003 6:05:11 AM PDT by zygoat
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To: Tamsey
Great picture!

I don’t recognize some of the folks pictured. Can anyone else fill in the blanks?

Back Row:
????, Tom Selleck, Arnold Schwarzenegger
, James Woods, ????

Middle Row:
????, Frank Sinatra, George H W Bush, Barbra Bush, Bob Hope, Roger Moore,

Front Row:
Tony Danza, ????, ????, ????


24 posted on 09/04/2003 7:56:00 AM PDT by RJL
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To: Tamsey

Once again with the picture.

Great picture!

I don’t recognize some of the folks pictured. Can anyone else fill in the blanks?

Back Row:
????, Tom Selleck, Arnold Schwarzenegger , James Woods, ????

Middle Row:
????, Frank Sinatra, George H W Bush, Barbra Bush, Bob Hope, Roger Moore,

Front Row:
Tony Danza, ????, ????, ????

25 posted on 09/04/2003 8:01:38 AM PDT by RJL
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To: RJL
Brooke Shields with Bob Hopes hand on her.
26 posted on 09/04/2003 8:06:37 AM PDT by labowski
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To: RJL
Thought so, too :-)


I can't help you with any of the other names, myself, but I know the picture was dated 1991.

Just one problem, though... now we have to photoshop Britney in there! LOL
27 posted on 09/04/2003 8:23:22 AM PDT by Tamzee ("Big government sounds too much like sluggish socialism."......Arnold Schwarzenegger)
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To: labowski
Brooke Shields with Bob Hopes hand on her.

That’s it, Thanks.

28 posted on 09/04/2003 8:30:32 AM PDT by RJL
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To: RJL
Nell Carter, RIP, bottom row far right
29 posted on 09/04/2003 8:33:27 AM PDT by RoughDobermann (Nuke the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.)
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To: kattracks
Do you think little Johnny is aware if it was not for Americans he would be living in the South of France with a German wife?
30 posted on 09/04/2003 9:12:23 AM PDT by SF Republican
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To: kattracks
Johnny Depp: U.S. is like a stupid puppy
Wednesday, September 3, 2003 Posted: 10:17 AM EDT (1417 GMT)
BERLIN, Germany (Reuters) -- Hollywood star Johnny Depp said on Wednesday the United States was a stupid, aggressive puppy and he would not live there until the political climate changed.
The 40-year-old actor, who stars in the "Pirates of the Caribbean," told the German news magazine Stern he was happier staying in the south of France with his wife, the French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis, and their two children.
Quote:
"America is dumb, it's like a dumb puppy that has big teeth that can bite and hurt you, aggressive," he said.

"My daughter is four, my boy is one. I'd like them to see America as a toy, a broken toy. Investigate it a little, check it out, get this feeling and then get out," said the star of the off-beat films "Edward Scissorhands" and "Dead Man."
Depp slammed George W. Bush's administration for its criticism of French opposition to the U.S.-led war in Iraq.
"I was ecstatic they re-named 'French Fries' as 'Freedom Fries'. Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots," he told Stern.





My take on the statement that Johnny Depp made is this:
He and his wife should stay in France and also I believe that his movies should be boycotted. When a two-bit movie actor makes a negative statement about our nation and president then he should stay in France with his stupid wife. I repeat the last part of his statement:
Quote:
I was ecstatic they re-named 'French Fries' as 'Freedom Fries'. Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots," he told Stern.

[AMERICA LOVE IT OR LEAVE IT]


And Johnny Depp
made his move from the United States and he should stay in France!!
31 posted on 09/04/2003 11:15:55 AM PDT by Red Barr (**Johnny Depp Statement**)
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To: kattracks
Johnny Depp: U.S. is like a stupid puppy
Wednesday, September 3, 2003 Posted: 10:17 AM EDT (1417 GMT)
BERLIN, Germany (Reuters) -- Hollywood star Johnny Depp said on Wednesday the United States was a stupid, aggressive puppy and he would not live there until the political climate changed.
The 40-year-old actor, who stars in the "Pirates of the Caribbean," told the German news magazine Stern he was happier staying in the south of France with his wife, the French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis, and their two children.
Quote:
"America is dumb, it's like a dumb puppy that has big teeth that can bite and hurt you, aggressive," he said.

"My daughter is four, my boy is one. I'd like them to see America as a toy, a broken toy. Investigate it a little, check it out, get this feeling and then get out," said the star of the off-beat films "Edward Scissorhands" and "Dead Man."
Depp slammed George W. Bush's administration for its criticism of French opposition to the U.S.-led war in Iraq.
"I was ecstatic they re-named 'French Fries' as 'Freedom Fries'. Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots," he told Stern.





My take on the statement that Johnny Depp made is this:
He and his wife should stay in France and also I believe that his movies should be boycotted. When a two-bit movie actor makes a negative statement about our nation and president then he should stay in France with his stupid wife. I repeat the last part of his statement:
Quote:
I was ecstatic they re-named 'French Fries' as 'Freedom Fries'. Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots," he told Stern.

[AMERICA LOVE IT OR LEAVE IT]


And Johnny Depp
made his move from the United States and he should stay in France!!
32 posted on 09/04/2003 11:19:22 AM PDT by Red Barr (**Johnny Depp Statement**)
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To: Red Barr
He lives in france....

enough said..

I would rather be an agressive puppy then an old sorry ass dog of a country like france...

Hey Johnny, tell your wife and daughter to get used to wearing their bed sheets as clothes...

When the moslem hordes overrun your lovely little villa and take your wife and daughter and make them slaves don't cry to America...

When your one year old son is strapped with 50 pounds of C-4 and blows himself up in Jerusalem, you can blame your own self rightous bull*hit.

We are at war Johnny. Don't get mad at David because he picked up the stone and killed Goliath, just stay on the hill side and keep your mouth shut...

If your poor children only knew the truth, they would punch you in the face and move to Texas.

33 posted on 09/04/2003 11:38:50 AM PDT by Jimmyclyde
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To: RoughDobermann
Nell Carter, RIP, bottom row far right

That's another one. Thanks.

34 posted on 09/04/2003 4:12:24 PM PDT by RJL
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To: RJL; Clemenza
Mia Farrow next to Frank?
35 posted on 09/04/2003 6:05:47 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: firebrand
That isn't Mia, although I believe she did show up for that tribute. Her and Frank remained friendly up to his death.

I've always loved her full name. Maria de Lourdes Farrow-O'Sullivan

36 posted on 09/05/2003 11:52:16 AM PDT by Clemenza (East side, West side, all around the town. Tripping the light fantastic on the sidewalks of New York)
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