Johnny Depp Joked About Eating His Dogs In Response To Australia’s Execution Threats

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Back in May, Johnny Depp got in trouble with the Australian government when he and wife Amber Heard brought their two Yorkshire terriers, Boo and Pistol, into the country illegally. Instead of submitting certain certification requirements, the actor brought the puppies by private jet to the country to keep him company while filming the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie.

On Friday, Johnny Depp attended a press conference at the Venice Film Festival for his new movie Black Mass when he was asked about the incident, the actor gave a response Whitey Bulger would be proud of:

“I killed my dogs and ate them under direct orders from some kind of, I don’t know, sweaty, big-gutted man from Australia.”

Not for nothing, but I don’t think Johnny Depp is heading back down under anytime soon. Still, it’s worth pointing out how much of a headache it is to legally transport your pets to other countries. The paperwork and hoops one must jump through can be a bit frustrating, to say the least. However, many believe the Australian Minister of Agriculture took things to another level when he threatened to execute both Boo and Pistol back in May.

It seems as though those threats weren’t taken very seriously as Amber Heard ended up sneaking the two Yorkies back into the country in July to visit her husband on set. If prosecuted — oh come on, she won’t be prosecuted — she could face up to 10-years in prison and be fined $75,000.

(Via US Magazine)