Christina Ricci on Thursday said she learned the meaning of homosexuality from Johnny Depp, who she said explained it to her «in the simplest terms».

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She explained to Andy Cohen on Andy Cohen Live the talk with Johnny Depp occurred after an incident on the set of the 1990 drama «Mermaids» when she was only 9 years old.

There was someone that was not nice to someone else on set and it was suggested that it was because homophobia, then lead to the question what was homosexuality – and co-star Winona Ryder couldn’t find the words to explain it to a 9 year old at the time.

«And Johnny explained it to me»,  Ricci said, which Cohen called «incredible» a

«Yeah», Ricci said. And like the simplest terms. He was like, «It’s when a man wants to have sex with a man. And when a woman wants to have sex with a woman», and I was like, «Ah, OK.», reports.

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