Being one of the Hollywood legends, Johnny Depp is used to people having crushes on him. Getting showered with appreciation from not only his fans but also colleagues in the industry is nothing new. In fact, from playing lovers on the screen to shooting kissing scenes he has had a lot of experience, to say the least.
In fact, the list of his on-screen flames is not only pretty long but ever-growing. From Carey Mulligan, Gwyneth Paltrow, Eva Mendes, and Keira Knightley, Depp has worked with a lot of Hollywood veterans who seem to view him as their own idol.
However, even though the experience can range from awkward to hilarious, and even fun, sometimes the experience does end up being so uncomfortable it ends up having to be completely cut from the movie, even with multiple takes. On the other hand, the experience might turn out good enough, that people often regret that they didn’t continue with it longer.
According to Eva Mendes, this is exactly what happened to her during the shooting for , and she regrets not kissing Johnny Depp for longer when she had the chance.
Playing a dodgy CIA agent, Depp managed to steal the hearts of his millions of fans. However, it seems that his co-star Eva Mendes also got star-struck by his close proximity. In an interview after the movie’s shooting, Mendes explained,
After the shooting ended though, she seemed to regret the scene a bit, not for its nature, but for its length. She noted in the interview that her Fortunately for her and both their fans, the movie turned out to be one of the most famous movies of their careers.
Once one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood, the star’s popularity and reputation severely deteriorated following his ex-wife Amber Heard’s abuse allegations against him. From almost all of Hollywood refusing to work with him, fashion brands dropping him, and even his fans turning their backs on him, it’s been a rough ride.
However, after years of legal battles, his name was cleared with his winning the 2022 Depp v. Heard defamation case. Johnny Depp is now set on getting his reputation back by focusing on his Hollywood career. With his upcoming French biopic by Maïwenn, where he plays the role of King Louis XV coming to Netflix this year, the future is finally looking bright for him.