Johnny Depp takes his kids plinking

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Jonny Depp has just gone right up in my estimation after reading that he learnt to shoot as a youngster and now takes his own children shooting. Yahoo News reports:

Johnny Depp is keen on teaching his children to handle guns.

The ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ star, who learnt shooting at the age of six in Kentucky where he grew up, wants to pass on his experience to his kids.

“We would just go out and line up a bunch of cans and shoot with rifles, handguns and at times, submachine guns,” the Daily Star quoted him as saying.

“When I was a kid it was a controlled atmosphere, we weren’t shooting at humans – we were shooting at cans and bottles mostly. I will most certainly take my kids out for target practice,” he added.

There is at least one real man left in Hollywood!

Johnny Depp

Steve Johnson
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  • Irmgard Galeazzi Irmgard Galeazzi on Oct 07, 2010

    Johnny Depp is so sexy. I loved him in Public Enemies, I’ve seen it like 4 times at the movies! it was great. Channing Tatum is in it too but you only get to see him for a tiny part of a scene. i absolutely can't wait for Alice In Wonderland, he will be fascinating as usual.

  • Angela Angela on Dec 26, 2010

    Daniel E. Watters
    Depp did not deny that he said it, he only further explained what he meant by it.