He'll be back on screens shortly as the drinking, smoking Willie in Bad Santa 2, but in real life Billy Bob Thornton has far more innocent interests.

It might be hard to imagine, but Billy Bob Thornton is a brony.

He was on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night talking about his love of My Little Pony and his favourite character Rainbow Dash. The actor was introduced to the show by his twelve year old daughter, but has since been won over by its charms. 

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