Johnny Depp says he’s a ‘more manly’ vampire than Robert Pattinson

Johnny Depp has thrown down the gauntlet to Robert Pattinson over who's the best vampire.
Johnny Depp has compared his vampire to Robert Pattinson's. Copywrite [Wenn]

Both Robert Pattinson and Johnny Depp are high on our list of crushes, so we're interested to hear what the hot actors think about each other.

Johnny Depp has done the honours by comparing his role to Robert Pattinson's most famous part.

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Robert Pattinson's vampire Edward Cullen in the Twilight series is a rather sensitive and romantic soul, and Johnny Depp has taken the opportunity to poke a bit of fun at the English actor.

Talking about his new role as vampire Barnabas Collins in Dark Shadows, Johnny Depp told the Sun: "There is room for two big vampires at the minute in the cinema but I'm the alpha vampire.

"I'm the more manly one."

Johnny Depp in Dark Shadows and Robert Pattinson in Breaking Dawn. Who's more manly? Copywrite [Warner/Summit]

We're guessing Johnny Depp had his tongue firmly in his cheek as he made the cheeky comparison.

Johnny Depp has been in London promoting Dark Shadows, which had its UK premiere last week.

Robert Pattinson is also on his home turf and celebrated his birthday on Sunday.

We'd love to be a fly on the wall when these two bump into each other. Vampire fistycuffs ahoy.