Lily-Rose Depp Is Some Kind Of LGBTQ: Model Comes Out Via “Self-Evident Truths” Project

It looks like Lily-Rose Depp has something in common with her Dad’s new wife, Amber Heard: she’s not straight.

The 16-year-old French-American actress and model, the daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis, recently appeared in i0 Tillett Wright’s “Self Evident Truths” project, a “a photographic document of 10000 people in the USA that identify as ANYTHING OTHER than 100% straight.”

Lily-Rose Depp has been a tabloid darling since birth, due to both of her parents (who were never married) being both exceptionally talented and very, very, very good looking.


Lily-Rose Depp has been working lately to carve out a career of her own, following her impressive debut on her mother’s 2000 album, Bliss, which Lily-Rose managed to participate in despite having been born merely one year prior. Lily-Rose recently modeled for Oyster Magazine (April 2015) and Chanel (July 2015).


Lily-Rose caught Chanellin’

Furthermore, Depp recently went to Disneyland with her surly crew of lanky model-esque friends with notable jawlines:

In May 2015 she landed her first starring film role, playing Natalie Portman‘s younger sister in Planetarium. She’s also got a spot in the upcoming film Yoga Hosers, directed by Kevin Smith, which stars her Dad and also features Haley-Joel Osment and Natasha Lyonne. And would you believe that she recently appeared in Irish rapper Rejjie Snow’s music video, “All Around The World.” Well believe it because she did. Look:

Depp recently instagrammed herself chilling with Miley Cyrus’s rumored gal pal Stella Maxwell.

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Her queerness was perhaps most obvious when she revealed to Oyster Magazine in April 2015 that her favorite bubble tea flavour was “Blended red Thai tea boba from Urth Caffe.” As you may or may not but definitely should know, Urth Caffe in Downtown Los Angeles was the inspiration for your favorite place to hang out with Kit Porter and Papi, The Planet. Noted homosexual Kate Moennig has been known to frequent the establishment not only when she is being Shane, but also when she is being Kate Moennig. Does organic sustainable ethically-grown coffee make people gay? Probably, yes.

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  1. This was a very informational story — & I’m not even being sarcastic. I’ve gotten into several heated arguments with people about whether Vanessa and Johnny were ever married.

    “Does organic sustainable ethically-grown coffee make people gay? Probably, yes.”
    So good.

    Welcome to the tribe, Lily!

    • I mean it’s the only kind of coffee I’ve ever bought, waaaay before I knew I was gay. IT’S A SIGN ! (Post hoc ergo procter hoc, etc.)

  2. It is so brave to come out so very publicly at that age and I am very happy for her that she has a stepmom who can help her navigate through this world as a non-straight person.

  3. Good for her! Coming out so publicly at that age can be really scary, so congrats to her. I’m glad that she clearly has her family’s support, as well as a queer step momma to help her along the way.

  4. yo urth has this really good salad with chickpeas that i still think about. lily-rose knows what’s up.

  5. Lily-Rose’s instagram is a treasure trove of teenage weirdness and it always makes me nostalgic/a little terrified. Can’t wait to see where she goes in life! You go girl.

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