Christina Ricci says Johnny Depp taught her about homosexuality as a toddler


Actress Christina Ricci grew up in Hollywood and discovered many life classes from her fellow celebrities, together with, she says, what homosexuality was.

Talking with Andy Cohen for his SiriusXM present, the “Yellowjackets” actress stated Johnny Depp defined homosexuality to her “in the simplest terms” throughout a cellphone name when she was filming “Mermaids” with Cher and Depp’s then-girlfriend Winona Ryder.

“There was something going on on set and someone was not being nice to someone else. And they were like, ‘Oh, well, he might be homophobic.’ And then I was like, ‘Well, I don’t understand what that is,’” Ricci recalled within the interview. “And I was in Winona’s trailer and she was like, ‘I don’t know how (to explain).’ So she put me on the phone with Johnny, and Johnny explained it to me.”

Ricci stated she was 9 years outdated on the time and that Depp defined the time period to her “very matter-of-factly.”

“He was like, ‘It’s when a man wants to have sex with a man and when a woman wants to have sex with a woman,’” Ricci stated. “And I was like, ‘Ah, okay,’”

Cohen joked that he didn’t know why Ryder enlisted Depp’s assist “when you’ve got Cher in the next trailer.”

Ricci laughed. “I know, we should have run right over there.”

“Yellowjackets” was nominated for seven Emmy Awards final month, together with finest drama. Ricci was additionally nominated for excellent supporting actress In a drama sequence.