Depp talked about it in an interview with rocker Patti Smith for the January edition of Vanity Fair magazine.
U.S. & World
The day's top national and international news.
Depp said Disney "couldn't stand" his Sparrow and one person there even asked if Sparrow was gay. Depp told the Disney executive "all my characters are gay," and he said that "really made her nervous."
Depp's next role is in the movie "The Tourist" with Angelina Jolie. It opens Dec. 10.
Depp said he felt sorry for the way the paparazzi hunted Jolie, and had to be careful that photographers didn't catch them too close together so rumors wouldn't start.
Copyright 2010 by Associated Press. All rights reserved.This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Related Content from AccessHollywood.com:
VIEW THE PHOTOS: From Hogwarts To Ivy League! Emma Watson!
VIEW THE PHOTOS: Where Are They Now: 'The Real World' And 'Road Rules' Alumni