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For someone who looks so good in photographs, you'd think Johnny Depp would be a little less hostile about having his picture taken.
And for someone who seems pretty smart, you'd think he'd say something a little less...well, you be the judge.
RAINN—the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network—fired back today in response to Depp's latest interview with Vanity Fair, in which he directly compares posing for a photo shoot to being raped.
"While photos may feel at times intrusive, being photographed in no way compares to rape—a violent crime which affects another American every two minutes," RAINN spokeswoman Katherine Hull tells E! News.
"RAINN welcomes the opportunity to speak with Mr. Depp and educate him about the real life experiences faced by survivors every day, and ways that he can work with RAINN to help."
Depp's camp hasn't yet responded to a request for comment.
In V.F.'s November cover story on Depp—seemingly the millionth cover that the movie star has graced this year alone—the Rum Diary star says that posing with a fan who asks for a picture is one thing, but he finds photo shoots absurd.
"Well, you just feel like you're being raped somehow," Depp said. "Raped. The whole thing. It feels like a kind of weird, just weird, man...Whenever you have a photo shoot or something like that, it's like—you just feel dumb. It's just so stupid."
That's not the only thing.
Further explaining why he makes so many movies—including popcorn extravaganzas like the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise—if he hates the fame game so much, Depp flatly said that he's fine with taking "the stupid money."
"I mean, it's not for me," the father of two said. "At this point, it's for my kids.