Johnny Depp will 'destroy' bullies with a brick if they mess with his kids

/ Source: TODAY

Anyone thinking of coming after Johnny Depp's kids has another think coming.

As the actor told the press recently during a conference about his new film "Black Mass," he would go after anyone who tried to bully Lily-Rose (16) and Jack (13).

Johnny Depp appears at a press conference promoting the film "Black Mass" during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 14.Darren Calabrese / AP

"If somebody tried to bully my kid, if they didn't destroy the little booger, I would," he said (as reported in E! online).

That's how he learned to deal with troublemakers as a kid. "When I was a kid and I was little, like maybe 6 years old or something like that, there was a little horror at the school who was needling me or whatever and I think I told my mom or something."

So she passed on some sage advice, continued Depp. "I come from nothing but hillbillies, and my mom said to me, 'All right, here's the deal, next time anybody puts their hands on you, pick up a brick and lay them out.'"

And it's come in handy; Depp said he's "taken that advice ever since" because "it worked for me."

Bullies, you have been warned.

"Black Mass" opens in theaters on Sept. 18.

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