It looks like Johnny Depp is just as depressed about his acting career as you are.
During an appearance on Israeli TV show, “Erev Tov With Guy Pines.” the “Mortdecai” actor revealed that he’s been considering a change of pace to become… a mohel?
Thanks to Tablet for pointing out the fantastic exchange below:
Host: “Johnny, you heard of Purim?”Johnny Depp: “No, but I can tell you that I have given serious though to becoming a…”Host: “A Jew?”Johnny Depp: “A mohel”Paul Bettany (also there to promote the movie): “Like an emergency mohel”Johnny Depp: “That’s it. It’s more like an on-call mohel.”
Let’s just get this straight: the man who played Edward Scissorhands wants to do your bris? Looks like Tim Burton might have a plot for his new movie.
Wait, Johnny Depp Wants to Be a Mohel?
Anne Cohen was the Forward’s deputy digital media editor. When she’s not looking for the secret Jewish history of Voodoo in New Orleans, or making lists about Ruth Bader Ginsburg , she writes for The Assimilator. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with an M.S. magazine concentration in 2012.