Johnny Depp's New Song Slaps Christianity in the Face; Will He Burn in Hell?

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Less than 20 days from now, Jesus Christ will turn the big 2-0-1-2, though he doesn't look a day over 33.

Around the world, Christians will celebrate his birth with an appalling display of hyper-consumerism and overconsumption. And of course, crappy Christmas music.

However, one track that isn't likely making it onto the holiday party playlist is "Jesus Stag Night Club," a tongue-in-cheek track by British indie group Babybird featuring Johnny Depp.

Unsurprisingly, the song -- which tells the story of a Jesus look-alike who passes out drunk after a wild bachelor party -- is ruffling the Christian Coalition's palm branches. Needless to say, it's also earned Depp a one-way ticket to hell.

The song's lyrics tell the tale of meeting a Christ-like rebel at a pub: "Saw a man in a bar with his hair like a lady/Bloody thorns 'round his ear like he was a crazy/He had holes in his hands and a cross for a spine/Crushed a berry in his Perrier and called it wine."

"He said, 'There's great sadness in life but don't sit there and blub/Here's some tickets for your friends to the Jesus Stag Night Club.'"

Crossfade thinks the track's imagery is killer and the sparkling water-to-wine reference is brilliant. Lee Douglas on the other hand, spokesperson for the Christian Coalition, thinks "Jesus Stag Night Club" is totally blasphemous trash.

"I'm sure [Depp] thinks he's being very funny but he's simply a disgrace," Douglas tells the Daily Star. "One day, Johnny Depp and his cronies will face the judgment of our Lord and they will burn in hell for this filth."

A separate Christian watch group, Focus on the Family, also blasted Depp and called the song "a slap in the face to Christians all over the world."

That's funny, we figured a bigger slap to Christianity's collective face would involve Catholic priests and pedophiliac cover-ups.

What do you think?

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I think that reasonable people who are comfortable with their faith and their beliefs can usually just let things like this slide even though they might find it upsetting and highly offensive. It's the people and governments in other nations who won't hesitate to jail or execute anyone who speaks blasphemy against the dominant religion who worry me.


or is "burn in hell" a metaphor for "i hope you get herpes"


you're going to burn in helllllllllllllll. i'm sure that's what "god" is going to do. right after he brings back jesus and punishes every person on earth that doesn't believe in christ. even those that help others, are non-judgmental, provide safety and sanctuary for the oppressed and all sorts of stuff that jesus would have done if he was real.

anyone that believes in an all powerful, all knowing "god" that is going to punish you for being a human really needs to check their perspective. why be created just to be punished?

Andrea Valenzuela
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This is not Johnny Depp's song. The song was written by Stephen Jones and is on a Babybird album that was released last October. It is NOT a Christmas song. Johnny Depp DIDN'T SING ON THIS SONG. He did nothing other than play guitar on this one track on the album...please, just check the facts!!

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