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Johnny Depp issues apology after comparing photo shoot to being raped

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Apparently, Captain Jack Sparrow REALLY doesn’t like having his picture taken.

In an interview for an upcoming issue of Vanity Fair, actor Johnny Depp reportedly compares a magazine photo shoot to being sexually assaulted. “You just feel like you’re being raped somehow,” Depp said. “Raped … It feels like a kind of weird – just weird man.”

Understandably, the quote – part of an excerpt released Tuesday by the magazine – ran afoul of many readers, prompting the Oscar-nominated actor to issue a statement apologizing for his remarks. “I am truly sorry for offending anyone in any way. I never meant to. It was a poor choice of words on my part in an effort to explain a feeling. I understand there is no comparison and I am very regretful. In an effort to correct my lack of judgment, please accept my heartfelt apology.”

Depp’s latest film, “The Rum Diary” opens Oct. 28.

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