Gwyneth Paltrow Was Worried She’d Get Fired After Kissing Johnny Depp, Is Jealous Penelope Cruz Had “Sexy” Scenes With Him

Ow! Gwyneth Paltrow told Rachel Ray during an interview on The Rachel Ray Show she had to hurt herself to keep from laughing while kissing her Mortdecai costar Johnny Depp.

"I ruined probably 15 takes — which was funny at first," Paltrow explained to Ray about their kissing scene, in which they both keep gagging because of Depp’s character’s automatic gag reflex. "Until you look around and the crew's like, 'Oh my God.' I honestly was digging my nails into my skin to not laugh by the end of the thing because I was like, 'I'm going to get fired!'" 

Mortdecai kiss

Depp, who plays a goofy English aristocrat art dealer named Charlie Mortdecai, is also clad with quite the mustache for the role, which didn’t make it any easier for Paltrow.

“How come Penelope Cruz gets to do [Blow], where they're all sexy and making out and I'm making out with this, like, wig on his face?” she added, laughing off her experience with one of Hollywood’s biggest heartthrobs.

"It was,” Paltrow concluded, “Still pretty good, though."

Gwyneth Paltrow on Rachel Ray

Fake gagging aside, the costars seemed to have good chemistry off the screen. During a recent interview with Ellen DeGeneres, the duo were game to play Never Have I Ever, during which they both revealed they’re members of the Mile High Club.

"He is the funniest person I've ever worked with," the Goop founder told DeGeneres. "I wet myself and like pitted out laughing…He's sort of perfect."

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