Quentin Tarantino says 'Peppa Pig' is 'greatest British import of this decade'

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 02: Quentin Tarantino speaks at panel discussion on
Quentin Tarantino is a fan of Peppa Pig. (Noam Galai/Getty Images)

Quentin Tarantino has admitted he’s a huge fan of Peppa Pig.

The Oscar-winning director has become familiar with the popular pink pig since welcoming his son Leo in 2020.

And he reckons the long-running cartoon is 'the greatest British import of this decade'.

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Tarantino, 59, brought up the show during a chat with Empire magazine, saying: “I actually do like Peppa Pig; I watch it a lot.

“I’ll say it – Peppa Pig is the greatest British import of this decade.”

The filmmaker watches <em>Peppa Pig</em> with his son. (Entertainment One)
The filmmaker watches Peppa Pig with his son. (Entertainment One)

The Once Upon A Time In... Hollywood filmmaker probably has a lot more of the preschool animated television series in his future, as he and his wife Daniella welcomed a baby girl at the weekend.

The couple shared their happy news with People magazine in a statement.

"Daniella and Quentin Tarantino are happy to announce that Daniella gave birth to their baby girl on July 2, 2022, a little sister to Leo, their first child," it said.

Tarantino and Israeli singer Daniella met in 2009 when he was promoting his film Inglourious Basterds in Israel.

JULY 4th 2022: Quentin Tarantino and his wife Daniella Pick welcome their second child - a daughter born on July 2nd. - FEBRUARY 9th 2022: Quentin Tarantino and his wife Daniella Pick are expecting their second child. - File Photo by: zz/KGC-211/STAR MAX/IPx 2019 7/30/19 Quentin Tarantino and his wife Daniella Pick at the premiere of
Quentin Tarantino and his wife have two children. (zz/KGC-211/STAR MAX/IPx)

They later started dating and went on to tie the knot in 2018.

The director became a dad at the age of 56 when their son Leo was born in February 2020.

Peppa Pig started in 2004 and has been a huge hit, with a huge collection of merchandise available, including books, toys and clothes.

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The series has been broadcast in over 180 countries and there are even theme parks dedicated to the character, such as Peppa Pig World in Hampshire.

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