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Johnny Depp and Christina Ricci had a candid dialog about studying what it meant to be homosexual when Ricci was simply 9 years outdated and dealing with Depp’s then-girlfriend, Winona Ryder, on the ’90s traditional, “Mermaids.”
The “Yellowjackets” star recalled the dialog whereas chatting with Andy Cohen on his SiriusXM’s “Radio Andy” present, and remembered later working with Depp on “Concern and Loathing in Las Vegas.”
“Johnny [Depp] is definitely the one that defined to me what homosexuality was after I was 9,” she stated.
Cohen requested, “Actually? And the way did that come up and the way did he clarify it?”
“There was one thing happening on-set and somebody was not being good to another person,” Ricci stated. “And so they had been like, ‘Oh, properly he may be homophobic.’ After which I used to be like, ‘Properly, I do not perceive what that’s.’ And, and I used to be in Winona’s [Ryder] trailer, and she or he was like, ‘I do not know the way … ‘ So, she put me on the cellphone with Johnny. And Johnny defined it to me.”
Depp and Ryder started courting in 1990 and had been engaged after a number of months of courting, however ended their tumultuous relationship for good in 1993.
The Bravo patriarch was shocked, and stated, “That is unimaginable.”
“Yeah, and like the best phrases,” she added. “He was like, ‘It is when a person desires to have intercourse with a person and when a lady desires to have intercourse with a lady,’ and I used to be like, ‘Ah, OK.'”
Cohen appeared confused as he tried to make clear, “That is years after you’ve got been in ‘The Addams Household.’ You have had a sleepover at Cher’s. You are simply discovering out what a homosexual particular person is?”
“So, no, that is on the set of ‘Mermaids.’ Once I was 9. My first film set,” she stated.
“Mermaids” was based mostly on the 1986 novel by Patty Dann and marked Ricci’s movie debut. She additionally starred reverse Cher and Bob Hoskins.
“I believed it was on the set of ‘Concern and Loathing In Las Vegas.’ I am like … ” Cohen joked, earlier than Ricci added: “No, that may’ve been completely insane.”
Cohen thought it was “very candy” of Depp to elucidate “it properly,” with Ricci reassuring him that the whole lot was “simply very matter of reality, like I simply did.”
“I like it that Winona Ryder needed to put you on the cellphone with Johnny Depp to get that story that she could not spit it out indirectly, or, I imply, you’ve got acquired Cher within the subsequent trailer.”
“I do know, we must always’ve run proper over there,” Ricci stated.