Johnny Depp - Johnny Depp Still Dealing With Fame
Johnny Depp thinks there is ''something wrong'' with stars who get used to being famous, and admits he is still ''dealing'' with his celebrity lifestyle.
Johnny Depp thinks there is "something wrong" with people who get used to being famous.
The 48-year-old actor - who shot to fame on 1984 movie 'Nightmare on Elm Street' - is still "dealing" with his celebrity lifestyle and feels "very uncomfortable" about being well known.
He said: "I'm still sort of dealing with it. I don't think it's anything you ever get used to ... for many years I could never sort of put my name in the same sort of category as the word "famous" or anything like that.
"And I just found it very uncomfortable ... if you get used to it, then something must be wrong ... There's got to be still a part of you that - somewhere in there that pines for anonymity."
The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star - who has two children, Lily-Rose, 12, and nine-year-old Jack with long-term partner Vanessa Paradis - is hoping his kids will appreciate him as a father rather than a "novelty" actor.
In an interview airing on CNN tomorrow (22.10.11), he told Larry King: "I don't want my kids to experience me as a novelty. I want my kids to know me as dad, you know. And already, you know, if they have access to the internet or whatever, I mean they understand what the deal is. But I don't want them to have to live through and experience that kind of attack.
"I don't go out very much. I stay at home a lot. Or when you go out to eat, you know, you've got to - it becomes a strategic sort of plan.
"I do realise and understand very well on a profound level how lucky I am and what a privileged position it is and what it's done ultimately for me, my family and my kids. But at the same time there are moments in a man's life when you just kind of want to feel somewhat normal."