Friday evening in Sydney, Johnny Depp's pooches were escorted from their swashbuckling owner's home to the airport, and are en route to California. The flight narrowly evaded the Australian government's deadline requiring the dogs, who had not been quarantined upon entry, to leave the country or else be euthanized, Associated Press reported.
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce had strong opinions on extending leniency to celebrities on its strict quarantine regulations.
"If you start letting movie stars — even though they've been the sexiest man alive twice — to come into our nation (with pets), then why don't we just break laws for everybody?" Joyce said in a statement on Wednesday.