18. He’s been arrested several times
Johnny Depp has a bit of a history of run-ins with the law. In 1989, he was arrested in Vancouver for assaulting a hotel security guard. Five years later he was in trouble with police again, this time in New York for destroying a hotel room. And finally, in 1999 he was arrested in London for fighting with the paparazzi.
17. He once part-owned the club where River Phoenix died
Until 2004 Johnny Depp was co-owner of the infamous Viper Room, the nightclub where River Phoenix suffered a fatal overdose. Depp was horrified about his friend’s death. Indeed, the shock was enough to make him scale back the amount of drugs he himself was taking.
16. He slept during a screening of his own film
While on the promotional tour for 2015’s Black Mass, Johnny Depp didn’t do a stellar job of selling the movie. In September of that year, he told Jimmy Kimmel that he’d fallen asleep “about 15 times” while watching it.