Justin Bieber Crashes Johnny Depp Press Conference
First Published: February 12, 2011 8:29 PM EST Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- From swash-buckling pirate to Justin Bieber fan? It’s true!
Screen icon Johnny Depp has admitted to being stricken with Bieber fever – luckily, the remedy himself heard the call and answered just in time!
“A Belieber? I’ve actually never heard that one,” Johnny laughed, when asked about his feelings towards The Beibs by the radio show, The Hollywood 5, at a junket for his upcoming animated film, “Rango,” at the Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel on Saturday. “That is my favorite.
“And you know what? Yes, I am a Belieber,” Johnny admitted. “I am. And I shall remain so.”
And just like magic, the 16-year-old Canadian superstar – who just happened to be staying at the same hotel — came strolling in to the delight and shock of the audience.
“We just established that I’m a Belieber,” Johnny exclaimed.
“I’m a big fan of you, so, I had to come support you!” the Biebs told Johnny, to rousing cheers. “I had to come say hi! I heard you were in the building.”
“OK, who’s not a Belieber now?” Johnny asked. “Aren’t we all Beliebers?
“How am I gonna explain this to my daughter?” he added.
As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, Bieber Fever has once again taken the nation by storm, infecting adults and tweens alike due to Friday’s release of his new 3-D documentary concert film, “Never Say Never,” which chronicles the young superstar’s rise to fame.
On Friday, the film took in $12.5 million at the U.S. box office.
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