Johnny Depp wants to buy UK pub owned by Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood's fiancée
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Johnny Depp is reportedly eyeing up some property in the UK that's on sale for a cool £1 million.
According to The Sun, the Alice In Wonderland star was tipped off about the Smarden pub that was 'right up [the] street' from his new home by his friend, illustrator Ralph Steadman.
“Depp adores the pub and has done for years," a source told the publication.
“Johnny loves the history and has spoken before about wanting to buy a pub.
“It’s right in the heart of the English countryside. It’s right up his street.”
Locals have reportedly had issues with the pub as of late as, despite its humble exterior, it's gotten quite 'posh' and pricey.
“It’s not what village folk want," one customer complained about the pub's new upscale look.
“And it’s got so dear in there now.
"They’ve just got a new menu out which is a really top-notch posh menu - the likes of carrots done in charcoal, etcetera."
Could Johnny Depp be the one to turn things around and get the local pub back to what it once was?
It certainly looks like the actor is in the UK for the long-haul.
In a recent interview with Somerset Life, he revealed he actually prefers living the quiet life in Somerset rather than his big life in Hollywood.
The weather certainly isn't as warm, but Depp seems to be a fan!
"I just love places with character. British people are cool and will greet you as if you are a neighbour — without going over the top," he explained.
"I like going to places, seeing things and meeting people — but I'm not the great extrovert that people think.
"In truth, I'm quite a shy person," he admitted.
"That's one of the great things about Britain, and especially Somerset. I can just be me — and that's nice.
"I can go into shops without being surrounded by people wanting selfies. I don't mind that up to a point, but sometimes it gets a little too crowded."