Aussie Politician Faces Calls to Resign Over Video of Drunken Fall

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The Australian politician who famously threatened to euthanize Johnny Depp’s pet dogs faces calls for his resignation after being filmed lying drunk in the street while talking on his cellphone.

Barnaby Joyce, 56, is one of Australian politics’ more colorful characters. He made headlines as agriculture minister in 2015 when it emerged that Depp had illegally smuggled their Yorkshire terriers into the country, defying strict quarantine laws.

Warning Depp that the dogs would be put down, he declared: “It’s time that Pistol and Boo buggered off back to the United States.”

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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