Johnny Depp: I Don't Want to Win an Academy Award

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp is not too excited about the Academy Awards and says he doesn't to win an Oscar.

Johnny Depp may be in the race for winning an Academy Award in the movie Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger in Black Mass, but he's not too excited about it. Apparently, he told the BBC that he doesn't even want to "win one of those things ever, you know." Why not? "I don't want to have to talk," he said, referring to the acceptance speech that would then follow if he won the award. Johnny Depp JStone / In addition, "The idea of winning means that you're in competition with someone, and I'm not in competition with anybody," he continued. "I just stick to my guns and do what I want to do. Sometimes people don't like it, but that's alright." Johnny Depp has been nominated in the past for several of his acting performances including the 2004's Finding Neverland, 2007'sSweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and the initial Pirates of the Caribbean film, which was released in 2003. Shutterstock "They gave me one of those things, like a nomination, two or three times," Depp added. "A nomination is plenty." Johnny Depp is not alone for not being too impressed with an Academy Award. Recently, Natalie Portman called the Academy Awards a "false idol." Related Johnny Depp news: What do you think of Johnny Depp's comments? Share with us your thoughts in the comments below!

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