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Saturday
Jul062013

Johnny Depp: I’m Mesmerized by "Honey Boo Boo"

Noel Vasquez/Getty Images for Extra(NEW YORK) -- When Here Comes Honey Boo Boo is on television, Johnny Depp can’t look away.

In a recent interview with Extra, The Lone Ranger star admitted he has a polarizing relationship with the sometimes controversial program. “I’m a little frightened of the show,” Depp said. “They’re probably great people, but there are bits that happen that just I am mesmerized by.”

The acting vet of almost 30 years laughed and added that when push comes to shove, he could be called a fan of the 7-year-old Alana Thompson, who first gained fame as a child beauty pageant contestant on Toddlers & Tiaras.

Depp, who’s linked romantically to his The Rum Diary co-star Amber Heard, also discussed the possibility of calling it quits in the next decade.

He was a little torn when asked about his comments in Rolling Stone on how he contemplates retirement “every day” and would like nothing more than to concentrate on “really living life.”

“Naw, I don’t know about retirement,” Depp told Extra. “I really do love making characters and making movies.”

But.

“Yeah, I mean sometime in the next 10 years, you probably just want to kind of be able to look around a little more, wander a bit and maybe experience some degree of anonymity somewhere.”

Not possible.

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Wednesday
Oct312012

Kate Moss Talks Heroin, Crying Over Johnny Depp

Vanity Fair(NEW YORK) -- Even Kate Moss has insecurities. In a new interview in Vanity Fair's December issue, the 38-year-old supermodel opened up about how Johnny Depp damaged her and how modeling made her a mess.

Moss and Depp began a high profile, four-year relationship during the 1990s. Moss said it was one of the first times she felt taken care of.

“There’s nobody that’s ever really been able to take care of me. Johnny did for a bit. I believed what he said,” Moss said. “Like if I said, ‘What do I do?,’ he’d tell me.”

When he left, it was a disaster.

“And that’s what I missed when I left,” she said. “I really lost that gauge of somebody I could trust. Nightmare. Years and years of crying. Oh, the tears!”

Moss said she had some regrets about posing topless with “Marky” Mark Wahlberg for the 1992 Calvin Klein photo shoot that made her famous. Around age 17, Moss had a nervous breakdown.

“It didn’t feel like me at all. I felt really bad about straddling this buff guy,” she said. "I didn’t like it. I couldn’t get out of bed for two weeks. I thought I was going to die.”

She shot to fame in the 1990s as the face of “heroin chic,” a look characterized by rail-thin, pale models with angular bones and dark eyes. But Moss said she never took part in the drug. Moss was photographed snorting cocaine in 2005 and was questioned by British police. She ultimately avoided charges.

“I had never even taken heroin. It was nothing to do with me at all,” Moss said. “I was thin, but that’s because I was doing shows, working really hard. At that time, I was staying at a B and B in Milan, and you’d get home from work and there was no food. You’d get to work in the morning, there was no food. Nobody took you out for lunch when I started.”

Moss said she was never anorexic and that if she were, she wouldn’t have been able to work. She also recalled how uncomfortable she felt when posing nude, saying she would lock herself in the bathroom and cry before stripping down.

After all that, maybe it’s no surprise that when she’s not working, Moss hates being photographed.

“I don’t want to be myself, ever. I’m terrible at a snapshot. Terrible,” she said. "I blink all the time. I’ve got facial Tourette’s. Unless I’m working and in that zone, I’m not very good at pictures, really.”

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Friday
Aug102012

Judge Tosses Disabled Woman's Lawsuit Against Johnny Depp

ABC/RICHARD CARTWRIGHT(LOS ANGELES) -- A lawsuit filed in April that claimed Johnny Depp's bodyguards roughed up a disabled woman at an Iggy Pop concert in Los Angeles last December has been dismissed.

TMZ.com reports a woman named Robin Eckert sued the star under the name Jane Doe, claiming his bodyguards dragged her on the ground, exposing her backside in the process.

The gossip site says a judge dismissed the case Thursday, declaring Eckert shouldn't have filed it anonymously -- but granted Eckert 20 days to refile the suit if she so chooses.

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

Friday
Aug032012

Report: Johnny Depp, Vanessa Paradis Enjoy Time with Their Children

Ron Galella/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis officially announced the end of their relationship in June but that doesn't mean they can't be friendly towards each other.

US Weekly reports the couple recently got together at their $5 million mansion in the South of France, joined by their children, Lilly-Rose, 13, and Jack, 10.

A source tells Us Weekly, Depp and Paradis "were both relieved they got along well."  When the family visited a nearby market, a local resident noted, “At one point, Johnny held Vanessa’s hand.”

Still, despite the friendly reunion, the pair have no plans to reconcile.

"They are looking forward not backward," an insider says.  Us reports Depp is still dating model and actress, Amber Heard.

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Thursday
Jun282012

Report: Johnny Depp '100% Dating' Amber Heard

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- A week after Johnny Depp confirmed his split from his partner of 14 years, French actress Vanessa Paradis, US Weekly reports that the actor has moved on, and is dating his Rum Diaries co-star, Amber Heard.

"They are 100 percent dating," a source told the magazine. "He treats her really well." In fact, not long ago, Depp, 49, reportedly bought the 26-year-old actress a horse. Heard, who is bisexual, recently split with girlfriend Tasya van Ree.

Although Depp and Heard met on the set of Rum Diaries back in 2009, the two "started sleeping together during the [movie's] press tour" in 2011, a friend of the actress told US Weekly.  At the time, Depp's relationship with Paradis, with whom he has two children, was already reportedly on the rocks.

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Thursday
Jun212012

Johnny Depp’s Newly Single Life

ABC/RICHARD CARTWRIGHT(NEW YORK) -- Just days after Johnny Depp announced his split from longtime girlfriend Vanessa Paradis, reports are swirling about the actor's newly single life.

Depp has already been linked to a handful of women, including his Dark Shadows co-star Eva Green and The Rum Diary co-star Amber Heard, according to People magazine. Reports linked the co-stars earlier this year after Heard was spotted boarding a private plane with the actor headed for Las Vegas. But the openly bisexual actress also brought along her girlfriend, artist Tasya van Ree.

Depp has also been seen regularly hanging around Hollywood bad boy Marilyn Manson, including spending late nights at the rocker's home and jamming on guitar at a Manson concert in April.

The actor is currently busy working on Disney's The Lone Ranger in Albuquerque, N.M., and Creede, Colo., but has been frequently hopping on a private plane back to Los Angeles, sometimes several times a week, according to People.

As for Paradis, she was seen returning to her native Paris June 14 after promoting her film, Je Me Suis Fait Tout Petit, at the Cabourg Festival of Romantic Cinema.

"She looked tired," an observer told People. "She just didn't look well or happy."

Depp's spokeswoman confirmed the Pirates of the Caribbean star's split this week, after months of speculation.

"Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis have amicably separated.  Please respect their privacy and, more importantly, the privacy of their children," said his publicist in a statement to ABC News. The couple, never married, was together for 14 years.

Paradis, 39, and Depp, 48, once lived a very private life together in the romantic hamlet of Plan-de-la-Tour, France.  But over the last few years they often lived in different homes -  Depp in Hollywood, Paradis often in France.  The couple has two children together.

In January of this year while promoting her film Café De Flore, Paradis said she didn't buy the idea of marriage or soul mates because "if you lose your soul mate everything is done for."

"'The idea of a soul mate is beautiful and very romantic to talk about in a movie or a song," she said, "but in reality, I find it scary."

While she was talking about the movie, Depp and Paradis have been outspoken about not needing a piece of paper to be a fully committed couple. They first got together in June 1998.  According to People, Depp spotted Paradis sitting at a bar in Paris.  He was so taken with her that he sent a friend over to invite her to his table where they talked for two hours.

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

Tuesday
Jun192012

Johnny Depp Officially Splits from Vanessa Paradis

Ron Galella/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Johnny Depp has officially split from French actress Vanessa Paradis after 14 years together. The couple, who never married, showed signs of trouble earlier this year when Depp moved out of their home in southeastern France, Plan-de-la-Tour.

A rep for the actor confirmed the split, which was first reported by Entertainment Tonight, telling ABC News in a statement, "Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis have amicably separated. Please respect their privacy and, more importantly, the privacy of their children."

The couple are parents to Lily-Rose, 12, and Jack, 9.

The Pirates of the Carribean actor, who now lives in Hollywood, first saw Paradis at the Costes Hotel in Paris where he invited her over to chat in 1998. The two talked for hours. Still, in January friends of the couple said their relationship was "sad," reports People, and that their relationship was crumbling.

Deep was previously engaged to Winona Ryder and had a long-term relationship with Kate Moss.

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

Tuesday
Apr172012

Johnny Depp Sued for Entourage's Alleged Confrontation with Woman

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Johnny Depp has been sued by a woman who claims she was involved in a physical confrontation with his entourage at a rock concert in Hollywood last December, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The woman, who is not identified in the lawsuit, but is described as a medical professor at UC Irvine who is handicapped, says she attended the Iggy and the Stooges concert with her husband at the Hollywood Palladium.  She says Depp's entourage dragged her across the VIP section, after which security handcuffed and dragged her some more.

The plaintiff says her pants fell down and her buttocks were exposed during the incident, which Depp allegedly witnessed.

The woman says the incident caused her cuts, bruises and other injuries, and that it exacerbated her issues with spondyloarthritis, which can cause back pain.

The lawsuit, which also names the Hollywood Palladium as a defendant, seeks unspecified damages.

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Thursday
Mar222012

Is Johnny Depp Hooking Up with Ashley Olsen?

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Johnny Depp, 48, was spotted leaving Ashley Olsen's apartment building last month after being inside for nearly 24 hours, sources tell In Touch Weekly.

Despite claiming publicly that he is happy with longtime partner Vanessa Paradis, who is also the mother of his two children, Depp was spotted leaving the 25-year-old's Tribeca loft on Feb. 27 “looking like he didn’t want to be seen,” according to a witness.

A worker inside the office building connected to the apartment complex confirms the sighting, saying, “An e-mail went around to the employees saying Johnny Depp was using our building to try to avoid paparazzi.”

“It didn’t seem like it was just a visit between friends,” a source said.

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Tuesday
Jan032012

Johnny Depp, Jennifer Aniston Among 2011's Best Dressed

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Who was hot and who was not in 2011? Fashion editor Roger Stone has his opinions of which celebrities dressed for success in the past year and which stars lacked fashion sense. He's released his lists of the best-dressed celebs and the worst-dressed celebs, in the spirit of the famed lists released annually by the late fashion critic Mr. Blackwell.  

Stone, the editor of StoneZone.com, believes actors Johnny Depp and Joseph Gordon-Levitt were among the best-dressed men of 2011. He tags Simon Cowell, Larry King and director Michael Moore as three of the worst-dressed men.

The best-dressed women's list is filled with A-level actresses such as Jennifer Aniston, Natalie Portman, Eva Mendes and Sofia Vergara. The three women to make the female version of the worst-dressed list: Jersey Shore's Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Julianne Moore and Christina Aguilera.

Stone's 10 best-dressed men of 2011:

* Joseph Gordon-Levitt, actor
* Charlie Watts, Rolling Stones drummer
* Larry Kudlow, CNBC host
* Gordon Woodrow, longtime Republican U.S. Senate staffer
* Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II
* Alan Flusser, men's wear designer
* Johnny Depp, actor
* Jacob Stein, lawyer
* David Beckham, soccer star
* Josh Mankiewicz, NBC reporter
* Bill Clinton, former U.S. president

Lifetime Award: Willie Brown, former California Assembly speaker

Stone's worst-dressed men of 2011:

* Michael Moore, filmmaker
* Larry King, former CNN host
* Simon Cowell, The X Factor judge
* Jesse Ventura, TV host and former politician and wrestler
* Charles Schumer, New York senator

Stone's 10 best-dressed women of 2011:

* Natalie Portman, actress
* Pippa Middleton, sister of Kate
* Blake Lively, actress
* Carly Foulkes, pink-wearing woman in T-Mobile commercials
* Carla Bruni, wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy
* Sophia Loren, actress
* Eva Mendes, actress
* Emma Watson, actress
* Jennifer Aniston, actress
* Sofia Vergara, actress

Stone's worst-dressed women of 2011:

* Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Jersey Shore star
* Julianne Moore, actress
* Christina Aguilera, singer and The Voice judge

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