updated 05/27/2014 AT 2:00 PM ET
•originally published 05/28/2014 AT 7:15 AM ET
“I haven’t noticed any change in my career,” she says in the June/July issue of W magazine. “And, for better or worse, I’ve always had a love life that seemed particularly salacious to some people. Before, it was also seen as unconventional.”
Heard, 28, used to attract attention for her sexuality: She dated photographer Tasya Van Ree and described herself as bisexual to Playboy.
Not that she’s a girly girl.
“Whenever my old friends meet someone I’m involved with romantically, they immediately warn them: ‘She may look refined, but when she’s angry, she can go trailer park really fast,’ ” Heard tells the magazine. “But I’d always rather be passionate than bland. I can’t imagine living a quiet life.”
Something tells us that when the Rum Diaries costars tie the knot, their life will be anything but.