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Johnny Depp’s Irish roots come from his mother, Betty Sue Palmer. He is very curious about his Irish side, and once said: “I’d really like to [trace Irish roots], because there’s a part of me that says, hey, I might be related to Phil Lynott or someone great like that.” Photo by: Google Images

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Johnny Depp’s Irish roots come from his mother, Betty Sue Palmer. He is very curious about his Irish side, and once said: “I’d really like to [trace Irish roots], because there’s a part of me that says, hey, I might be related to Phil Lynott or someone great like that.” Photo by: Google Images

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Johnny Depp’s Irish roots come from his mother, Betty Sue Palmer. He is very curious about his Irish side, and once said: “I’d really like to [trace Irish roots], because there’s a part of me that say

 

 

 

 

 

 

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One DirectionNiall Horan will be his brother's best man at his wedding

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Liam Gallagher has mocked his brother Noel for performing with Damon Albarn

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