Jealous and paranoid Johnny Depp? The disturbing story of Jennifer Gray

The Dirty Dancing star tells in his memoir “Out of the Corner”, published on May 3, his somewhat “excited” relationship with a young Johnny Depp “mad with jealousy”.

An unexpected testimony comes on the sidelines of the stories delivered by the witnesses to the trial against Amber Heard of Johnny Depp. That’s it off Jennifer Gray. For those who do not know, the star in sexy dance and the interpreter of Jack Sparrow had a brief romance in the late 1980s. Lovebirds was also engaged, two weeks after their meeting in 1988. The actress returned to this period of her life in her last memories, “out of the corner“, Published on Tuesday, May 3, from which The Independent has obtained an excerpt.

And if the now sixty-year-old has pleasant memories her first date with Johnny Depp, – 26 years old at the time when she was 29 – who she remembers having a good time with, “We ate, talked, drank Jack Daniel’s […] held cigarette breaks […] He was so ridiculously handsome. And surprisingly open, funny, whimsical and sweet.“, She explains, their romance would soon be over.

Jennifer Gray: “He was mad with jealousy”

Jennifer Gray remembered, too less entertaining episodes of her relationship with the young Johnny Depp, whom she subsequently defines as “quite tense“:”Johnny commuted weekly from Vancouver, but he was starting to get in trouble more and more regularly: fights in bars, skirmishes with the police […] he was mad with jealousy and paranoia about what I had done while he was away “, she recalled. The actress claims that she attributed these mood swings to the difficulties Johnny Depp had at the time in his series. Jump Street 21. “It was a damn bonfire […] I’ve never seen a guy like that“, had entrusted Jennifer Gray to People. The couple will divorce before they get married. After his idyll with the star from cry Baby, Jennifer Gray will not be at the end of her sentence as she finds herself involved in a serious car accident with her new boyfriend, actor Matthew Broderick. Johnny Depp will formalize his relationship with Winona Ryder in 1989 shortly after their breakup, with whom he remains until 1993.

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Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Gray
Driven on the red carpet by her role as Baby in the 1987 musical, Jennifer Gray had a brief romance with Johnny Depp.


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Jennifer Gray
Jennifer Gray met Jack Sparrow’s interpreter when she was 29 and he was 26, thanks to his agent.


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Jennifer Gray
Engaged after two weeks, the couple divorced quickly in 1989.


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Jennifer Gray
The 62-year-old actress remembers this period in her memoir “Out of the Corner,” published on May 3rd.


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Jennifer Gray
She remembers a “tense” relationship where Johnny Depp was “jealous” and often yelled at her.

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Jennifer Gray
“I’ve never seen a guy like this,” she told reporters, telling of the 21 Jump Street star’s mood swings.

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Jennifer Gray
Jennifer Gray then lived a love story with Matthieu Broderick.


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Johnny Depp
At the age of 26 in 1988, Johnny Depp is already chaining the setbacks, again testifying Jennifer Gray, who remembers “fights”.


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Johnny Depp and Kate Moss
After a painful separation with Winona Ryder in 1993, Johnny Depp dates model Kate Moss.


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Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis
It is nonetheless in the arms of Vanessa Paradis that the actress will stabilize, a beautiful story that will last almost fourteen years.


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Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp is still charged with his ex-wife Amber Heard, whom he attacks for “slanderous condemnation” in Fairfax, Virginia.

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