Depp, who made a flamboyant portrayal of Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean”, talked about it in an interview for the January 2011 edition of Vanity Fair magazine. Depp said Disney “couldn’t stand” his Sparrow impression. Depp told a Disney executive that “all my characters are gay,” and he said that “really made her nervous.” Read full article
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