Instead, Depp, 50, went in for a kiss on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" with the late-night talk show host, 45.
Kimmel said, "You have this very handsome, this... let's just be honest and say beautiful face."
Depp nodded and went in to kiss Kimmel's cheek. He sat down, and then went for the lips. Kimmel tried to turn his head at first, but ended up getting a quick smooch from the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star.
"I'm done, I'm done," Depp said.
Kimmel tried to get back on track, saying, "I've lost my train of thought," as he fanned his face.
Depp tried one more time, though, going in for one more peck.
"That's more kissing than I did in all of high school," Kimmel said.
"Me, too," Depp said.