Depp Praises Pogue Poet

Screen star JOHNNY DEPP has hailed alcohol-fuelled punk singer SHANE MacGOWAN as a poet of our time.

The POGUES frontman, famed for his rotting teeth and drunken rampages, has charmed the movie icon with his lyrics - which include the romantic gem, "You scumbag, you maggot, you great lousy faggot" from festive anthem FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK.

Depp enthuses, "His intake has been pretty impressive over the years.

"But he has produced some of the most beautiful lyrics that are a great gift to the world."


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Nice to see Johnny is being true to what he likes!Keep the unconventional people in your life because they are the people who will forgive all the crazy things you do and will always be there to back you up when others give you sh*t. They will encourage you to be yourself and live outside the square that all the "normal" peole want you to live in and conform to!Be true to you and yours Johnny that's all that matters in the end! As long as you get the respect and love from yourself and your loved ones you will endure anything life throws your way!Keep up the good work and we hope to see you in Australia very soon, you will always be welcome here!We can't wait to see POTC 2&3
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I dont know anything about this Poet, but judging by Johnny's very intellectual person and soaking up things like a sponge. I would proberely agree with him and that intriges me to maybe look into this poet.I as i get older am finding that i too want to learn more, and it got to be a good thing :).I as any other intridge person have a need to knowledge not only on poerty, but many other things, that helps the mind grow. XXX
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Johnny is the sort of guy who would love Shane Mac Gowen, Shane used to be the front man with the group T he Pogues, he is a mad speak his mind kind of guy and pretty wild. I think although Johnny has calmed down and is the good father and family man he still admires and finds friendship in unconventional people who dont tow the line, he his heart and his fans he will always be wild and unique. I L uv Y a Johnny !
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