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Keira Knightley Was Desperate to Kiss Johnny Depp in $1.06B Pirates Movie: “It was really good”

Keira Knightley Was Desperate to Kiss Johnny Depp in $1.06B Pirates Movie: "It was really good"

Johnny Depp is one of the most popular celebrities who gained stardom in his early 20s. Bringing iconic characters to life in various films, his acting ability stole not only fans’ hearts but his fellow female celebrities. He is not just popular for his acting skills, but his kissing skills are a widely popular topic that kept on surfacing whenever he displayed his skills on-screen.

Johnny Depp
American actor, Johnny Depp

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While many of his female co-stars have opened up about being his fan, actress Keira Knightley confessed being desperate to smooch the former.

Keira Knightley Shared Her Thoughts on Kissing Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp and Keira Knightley
Johnny Depp and Keira Knightley

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The 38-year-old actress, Keira Knightley who played Elizabeth Swann alongside Johnny Depp‘s character Jack Sparrow in their 2006 film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest shared her thoughts on kissing the latter in the film.

As per TMZ, the actress shared that she was quite desperate to kiss the handsome hunk which was a great experience. Being his fan since her childhood, she stated,

“I couldn’t ask for a better kissing scene with Johnny Depp actually, I think my 14 year-old self was yelping with pleasure.”

She added,

“It was fantastic! What more can a girl ask for? I’ve got Johnny Depp”

Reports even mentioned that she begged the director for her lip-lock sequence with Depp which eventually was worth the wait.

“I am glad I got it. It was good really good.” 

Though the Pride & Prejudice star enjoyed the moment, Depp had different thoughts about the same topic.

Johnny Depp Had an Awkward Experience Kissing Keira Knightley

Johnny Depp in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.

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Speaking about his steamy scene with the actress, the 59-year-old actor unveiled that he felt “unbelievably awkward” kissing Knightley.

He shared that she was a minor at the time when they kissed, which made things uncomfortable for him.

“Any kind of scene like that whenever you’re doing that sort of thing, it’s always unbelievably awkward especially having met Keira when she was 17 years old.”

Despite mentioning the awkward experience, he felt at the time, he praised the Love Actually star by sharing,

“It’s always awkward so you kind of just make light of it; she was a good sport and we just kid of did what we had to do, that’s the gig.”

While smooching a teenager was an awkward experience for the actor, he continued to steal several hearts with his sporting technique. Though he was engaged in a defamation lawsuit with his ex-wife, Amber Heard last year, he is ready for his comeback as his new French film is all ready.

The world premiere of his new film, Jeanne du Barry will be at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 2023. 

Source: TMZ

Written by Priya Sharma

Priya Sharma is an entertainment niche content writer at Animated Times. A Journalism and Mass Communication graduate from the University of Lucknow, she has written over 1000 articles on Animated Times and Fandomwire combined and holds experience in event management too. She has a healthy(?) obsession with the Hallyu culture and is also exploring anime as well. When not working, she indulges herself in binge-watching K-dramas, playing Ukulele, and trying to seek the attention of her cute buddy, Shiro.