Johnny Depp Shows His Gratitude

January 15th, 2008 // 7 Comments

That shy grin of his kills me almost as much as reading that Johnny Depp recently donated almost $2 million to the hospital, where his daughter Lily-Rose was treated last year for kidney failure. Disney, the studio behind the wildly successful trilogy starring Johnny, “The Pirates of the Caribbean,” more than matched Depp’s efforts by donating about $20 million dollars to the children’s medical center.

As a token of his gratitude, Depp made the donation, and gave out invites to the London premiere of his film, “Sweeney Todd,” to the medical staff. In addition, he also donned his Captain Jack Sparrow costume to read stories to patients last week. I wonder how much it would take to get home to show up to my house in that outfit and…read to me.

Photos: Getty Images

By Lisa Timmons

  1. C

    I think that’s amazing. They must’ve done a wonderful job taking care of his daughter. Good for him.

  2. Loob

    Such a lovely guy.

  3. beanie

    He is so awesome….Johnny is a great example of what a celebrity SHOULD be…

  4. Ruby Jackson

    So much class. Love him.

  5. this guy is so handsome~~~itis said that he had a profile at which is a niche interracial dating site. There where love is color blind. It is kind for all blacks and whites.wanna interracial marriage there

  6. peachpie

    nice to see someone make a promise; and then keep it. *cough* women’s halfway house *cough* nicely done, mr. depp, nicely done.

  7. Eliza

    I think this story came out the same day that Britney couldn’t be bothered with traveling across town to the courthouse for her kids.

    Johnny absolutely exemplifies what a celebrity should be!

    Plus, he’s a total hottie.

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