Jennifer Gray has dropped yet one more bombshell about her fiery relationship with ex-fiancé Johnny Depp in her new memoir “Out of the Nook,” out Tuesday.
The enduring “Soiled Dancing” legend is revealing how issues took a darkish flip after her agent set her up on a blind date with the new “Cry-Child” actor in 1989, when he was 26 and he or she was 29.
The pair turned engaged simply two weeks after assembly that 12 months, she claimed.
Of their first date, Gray, 62, penned: “We ate, talked, drank Jack Daniel’s, laughed our asses off, took cigarette breaks midcourse. He was so ridiculously lovely. And surprisingly open, humorous, quirky and candy.”
The lovebirds even bought a pekinese-poodle pet named Lulu. “She was our follow child and somebody to maintain me firm when Johnny was out of city,” Gray wrote, in line with an excerpt obtained by the Independent.
Depp, 58, is at the moment embroiled in a high-profile defamation swimsuit towards 36-year-old ex-wife Amber Heard — however Gray now claims that isn’t his first brush with relationship drama.
The “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” scene-stealer then described how Depp’s conduct turned erratic throughout their time tother: “Johnny was commuting each week forwards and backwards from Vancouver, however had begun an increasing number of repeatedly to be moving into hassle: fights in bars, skirmishes with cops.”
“He’d began lacking his flights house to LA having overslept or, when he did come house, he’d be loopy jealous and paranoid about what I’d been as much as whereas he was gone,” the mom of 1 continued. “I attributed his unwell mood and unhappiness to him feeling depressing and powerless to get off [the TV series] ’21 Leap Avenue.’ ”
Reps for Depp haven’t responded to requests for remark.
In the meantime, Gray beforehand revealed forward of her tell-all e-book’s launch that “there was some warmth” in her relationship with Depp.
“It was a f–king bonfire,” Gray stated. “It was actually like, “Are you f–king kidding me? Are you f–king kidding me? I’ve by no means seen a man like this.”
She continued, “And energetically, what it was like being with him, it was like, ‘Oh, I’m being completely, completely compensated for the s–t I simply went by means of.’”
The eventual “Edward Scissorhands” and “Pirates of the Caribbean” icon started relationship Gray shortly after she broke up with Matthew Broderick.
She began seeing Broderick, 60, in 1985 whereas filming “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” The couple had been relationship semi-secretly on the time — till they had been concerned in a automotive crash in Northern Eire two years later. In the course of the tragic accident, two folks had been killed whereas the actors had been injured.
Gray mirrored on the accident and the way the second influenced the course of her life. “There was some very, very heavy stuff that went down that modified my life ceaselessly and there was nobody responsible,” she stated. “It was a pure and easy accident that was tragic. And it had very critical traumatic lasting results on, I’m certain, Matthew and the household of the opposite ladies and me.”