Inside Johnny Depp and Hunter S. Thompson's "major love affair"

It's been 15 years since the actor lost his idol

Stars Insider

20/02/20 | StarsInsider

CELEBRITY Hollywood

Many are perplexed at Johnny Depp's mixed bag of a reputation, swirling with controversy and absurdity, but what may ease the perplexity is examining one of his most pivotal relationships: his friendship with Hunter S. Thompson.

Thompson, one of the most outrageous, substance-fueled writers, best-known for 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,' was a huge part of the actor's young life. The two had a quarter-century of age between them, but Depp described their 10 years together as a "major love affair."

Thompson's suicide on February 20, 2005 was a devastating blow, but it was hardly the end of the story for the "Too-Much-Fun Club." Click through to take a peek into one of Hollywood's most bizarre and intriguing relationships.

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