Date: 14th May 2001

Johnny Depp, Pop Star

Dashing Hollywood star JOHNNY DEPP is making an assault on the pop world - penning tracks for girlfriend VANESSA PARADIS' new album.

The ED WOOD (1994) heart-throb has written two songs for JOE LE TAXI singer Paradis' new release - one about their daughter, LILY-ROSE.

Depp also bonded with the musical Gypsies who co-starred with him in the affecting new movie, Man Who Cried, The (2000). Director SALLY POTTER says the actor is "so immersed in Gypsy history. They hung out in his trailer all the time. " (MCM/WNWCDN)

Source: WENN