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Johnny Depp: VaJoLiRoJa What?

Johnny Depp: VaJoLiRoJa What?

Johnny Depp is sailing the high seas again, but this time it’s not for another Pirates of the Caribbean film.

While the 45-year-old actor is shooting The Rum Diary in Puerto Rico, his partner, Vanessa Paradis, and their kids, Lily-Rose and Jack, are living on their yacht, VaJoLiRoJa – the boat’s name comes from combining the first few letters of each family member’s name.

“The entire family is living on the boat. It’s pretty funny because he leaves to film every day and they stay on the yacht – they barely ever leave!” an insider tells In Touch. “They must be so used to living anonymously, because they aren’t going to the set to visit or going out to restaurants or anything!”

His 156-foot yacht was built in Turkey in 2001.

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  • VICTORIA # 1

    If I had a 156-foot yacht, I would not leave it either. I assume it comes equiped with a crew, full staff, etc. Why leave ? Would love to travel around on one. I’m so jealous. lol
    Good luck, though on his new movie !

  • L

    I think it is so funny how they never leave the yacht. Even though they have every luxury, I admire his family life. They seem very settled and relatively normal.

  • athena

    I guess In Touch is a credible source for information?

  • Cherish

    LOL i just realised that if you say VaJoLiRoJa out loud, it sounds like “The Jolly Roger” ahaha

  • Andrew

    With all the paps pounding on kids I understand why these actors sometimes search for some peace. Depp is a great guy.

  • ERin

    Johnny Depp is one celebrity who actually practices what he preaches. Says he doesn’t want the spotlight and stays out of it at almost any cost (when not working, obviously!). Good for him and his family. They deserve their privacy.

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  • mel

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  • Dee

    gosh I love this man

  • Jae

    am i the only one who noticed the name seems like a fancy way of saying “the jolly roger”?…va-jo-li-ro-ja? say it aloud, i swear it does…perhaps its the ultimate coincidence for the world’s favorite pirate/family man.

  • Toni

    I doubt it’s a coincidence, probly intentional. They seem like a great family, he’s bloody perfect.

  • Holly

    It’s a great coincidence.

  • wed mother

    Depp has managed to keep his family out of the spotlight for years now, thanks to making wise lifestyle choices. I doubt they are hiding on the yacht. More likely, they’ve found ways of getting out and about anonymously, avoiding attention. It can be done.

  • weight

    Must be nice to live on a yacht. I just hope they don’t catch a dangerous wave or storm system.

  • far

    the fact that he put vanessa’s name first in the yacht is so adorable.

    i love this man. he can do no wrong, except kate moss? ew.

  • Saudia

    awesome I would love to live on a boat! lol Love Johnny and his family, so laid back

  • yeah

    Like having the movie studio pay for the upkeep, security, transportation, etc. of his using his yacht, instead of renting a house during filming, is sooooo laid back, down to earth and normal.

  • wat

    wat? dont put a picture of the boat or anything…

  • chels

    @Jae: LOL i know haha

    i want johnny to go single again, she is too ugly for him

  • bailey

    I hope this idiot stays in France for good for being an American hater and lately his acting is lousy.

  • kelly

    baily, wtf r u talking about???? h’s soo gorgeous and u’re d idiot man

  • shana

    yeah man i agree what do you mean “his acting is lousy”??????? and he’s not an american hater cos he said so himself that he was misled, he himself is an american and i don’t think he hates himself

  • corrine

    omg all everyone does is gossip about celebs..LEAVE THEM ALONE!!!! what do u care about how they live, they’re normal people after all, and they have the rights to live however they want without ANYONE judging them. and also the whole “i want him to be single again” thing, what do you care?? + u don’t even know them. personally i love johnny but i don’t like it when everybody’s trying to judge him the way he should live. i think he’s old enough to make gd choices.

  • alex

    i SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO agree with u corrine!!!! u go girl !!!!!!!!!!!

  • emogirl

    yeah u guys r right leave him alone. {i luv u johnny! xD}

  • bernice

    i completely love Depp and i’m grateful to whatever he does and i hate all those that have offended him

  • jay

    what d hell do u care about d name of the yacht or where he’s staying during the shoot?????? leave him alone u guys, oh and one word to that guy that said tht his acting is lousy….. TAKE IT BACK U IDIOT


    Well, his family like their privacy and they dont want to be exploited like other celeb families do. I admire him and his family for that. Some Hollywood families push their kids on the covers of mags and tabs for more publicity but not him. Smart family, if only other celeb families did this too…

  • remember da truth

    An American hater? Jeez. What an ignorant statement. He is an American who owns a house in California, but chooses to live in the country his wife was born in, and have some privacy.

    If you are a typical American, that’s another reason for him to stay overseas! As if the world ends at the borders of the United States — get a clue about real life.

  • lakers fan in boston

    really jared, this was worthy of a post….
    worst post tbh

  • CalGal

    First of all, consider this source—IN TOUCH–pretty much a tabloid, so take anything it says with a grain of salt. Here’s what we DO know from pics that have been seen. Yes, Johnny is living on his yacht during filming of The Rum Diary. Second, yes, his family has come to visit, not live, on the yacht. Third, Johnny’s production company is part of the producing team for the film, so yeah, his living on his yacht is being paid for by the producers–let’s see himself?

  • roosta

    VaJoLiRoJa /the jolly roger.
    LOL so clever.

  • Piratebride

    Shouldn’t the kids be in school? Do they travel with a tutor? How normal is that? Well, I love him in any case and wish them all well.
    Looking forward to the new movie.

  • hannah

    OMG I LOVE JOHNNY DEPP!!!!!! whatever he does he’s still d best actor like EVER and it’s not true that he’s an american hater or a lousy actor whoever said that better takes it back…

  • RubyDee

    Errr….love Johnny! but does he know that you never name a boat or yacht after a person you know, not even part of their name? It is considered a bad omen. That’s why boats are named ‘my Alibi’ or ” the ‘happy Hooker” for fishing boats e.t.c.

  • Vestes de Cuisine

    I think I’d die if I lived on a boat and never left. These kids need some diversity.

  • foreveryoung

    how can you be an American and be the only one misled by who? Johnny Depp thinks he’s French and his French accent is as whacked as these people talking about him being ageless. The man looks like he’s 52. As far as misunderstanding once again it’s the escape hatch for morons and rebels who want to be but find out wanting to be is like thinking the grass is greener on the other side of the fence until you get over there. And find out it’s got some brown spots too. Misled. Yeah right.

  • trevor tyndall

    The boat is one of the finest i’ve very been on.It didn’t have all the toys like other mega yachts, Its style makes it one of a kind setting apart of the rest of them. The hull design and the teak along the side really makes it standout.

  • Lozza

    @far: awww yet another fangirl admiring his pathetically followed relationship with paradis. Kate moss is way prettier than Vanessa IMO and trust me Johnny Depp has to be the most overrated guy on the planet as far as I’m concerned. I don’t get why everyone thinks he’s so special as if there’s ‘something about him’…..I mean come on there are LOADS better looking guys than him anyway! I will of course wait for the barrage of attacks coming my way

  • grandpapirate

    Just an Update. The vessel is now high and dry in Newport RI. Presumably having some work done on her at Newport Shipyard.
    It’s a very beautiful thing wether or not in the water.

  • becca

    saw it yesterday in newport rhode island

  • kristina

    Ye me 2. anyway Johnny duz the rite thing by hidin himself away (altho we wud like 2 c more of him!!!) at least he’s not like posh spice whos on da cuver of the mags every week!!!!

  • kristina

    cuz im Half french i adore vanessa and Johnny is just drop ded Gorgeous!!! cum on wake up people he is duin the rite thing if he doesn’t want a life in the spot lite then he is intitled 2 not av 1. he is a gr8 dad,husband ect. if he dusnt want 2 b on the cuver of the mags like posh spice every week then so b it . altho we wud luv him 2 b!!!

  • kristina

    Soz bout my first message it wuz a mistake and the *** in the second is come

  • nanna booo

    I LUV LUV LUV JOHNNY DEPP!!! and i adore his life style and family he is a gr8 guy and always will b. no matter wot people sayy about him he is generous at givin altographsect. and he takes it with a pinch of salt.!! GO JOHNNY XX

  • Alyz

    @chels: No she isn’t. She’s very pale and skinny, and doesn’t always look healthy, but she isn’t ugly. Johnny isn’t always that goodlooking as well!

  • choco ice

    i dont no, i agree wid both of u if nanna booo is 1/2 french then she mite tink vanessa is pretty but alyz johnny always luks hot. but hey ur entitled 2 ur own oppinion!!!