Christina Ricci has opened up about a childhood memory of Johnny Depp explaining to her “what homosexuality was.”
That Yellow jackets The actress was nine when she starred alongside Depp’s then-girlfriend Winona Ryder in a 1990 romance drama mermaids.
“Something was going on on set and someone wasn’t nice to someone else. And they were like, ‘Oh, well, he might be homophobic,'” Ricci told Andy Cohen during a recent appearance on his SiriusXM radio show.
“And then I was like, ‘Well, I don’t understand what that is,'” she continued. “And I was in Winona’s trailer and she said, ‘I don’t know how [to explain].’
“So she put me on the phone with Johnny and Johnny explained it to me,” she recalls.
Ricci called Depp’s statement “very factual”.
“He said, ‘It’s when a man wants to have sex with a man and when a woman wants to have sex with a woman.’ And I was like, ‘Ah, okay,'” she said.
Christina Ricci on SiriusXM
The Emmy-nominated actor has starred alongside Depp in several films including the 1998 comedy Fear and Loathing in Las Vegashorror 1999 Sleepy Caveand 2000 romance The man who cried.
Depp was recently involved in a high-profile court case with his ex-wife Amber Heard. He claimed she defamed him in a comment published in The Washington Post, in which she described herself as “a public figure representing domestic violence.” Heard filed a countersuit in November 2020, asking for immunity from Depp’s claims.
On June 1, a jury ruled overwhelmingly in Depp’s favor after his ex-wife Amber Heard had defamed him in three statements. The jury also found that an attorney for Depp defamed Heard in one of three statements highlighted in her counterclaim. Depp received $10.35 million in damages and Heard $2 million.
As part of the release of pre-trial documents in the case, Depp’s former girlfriend, Ellen Barkin, testified that Depp gave her medication before having sex for the first time.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/johnny-depp-christina-ricci-winona-ryder-homosexuality-b2139932.html Christina Ricci remembers Johnny Depp explaining to her “what homosexuality is” as a child.