As fascinating details continue to emerge in the trial of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, celebrities have continued to speak out in support of Depp.
Depp is suing his ex-wife, Heard, in a $50 million defamation lawsuit over an op-ed she wrote in 2018 describing the “domestic violence” she faced. Heard is suing $100 million. The trial caught the attention of millions with revelations of bed-feces, Depp losing part of a finger, allegations of drug and alcohol abuse, and an angry exchange of opinions between the couple during their marriage.
During the current trial, some have publicly expressed their support for Depp, while other celebrities have been called as witnesses on both sides. This is the second trial involving allegations of violence during their relationship, as Depp was also embroiled in a case with the British press in 2020 after The Sun called him a ‘wife beater’.
Celebrities support Johnny Depp
During the current trial, right-wing political commentator Candice Owens has spoken forcefully in support of Depp, calling Heard a “liar from day one”.
She talked about the issue on her show Candice. “It was absolutely ridiculous to see what that woman was allowed to do because she flew under the radar of the Me Too movement,” Owens said.
“There was more than enough evidence to convict her from the start of being a deeply abusive partner.” she continued,[Heard] Every bit as examples of what I’m referring to when I refer to toxic feminism.”
Owens also tweeted her support for Depp and her opposition to Heard on April 14, 2022.
Comedian and podcast host Joe Rogan has also been vocal in his support of Depp and his feud with Heard. He even called her a “crazy lady” and “full of madness.”
speaking on tuesday Joe Rogan Experience “That’s what happens with people like that – people are manipulative and full of such a thing,” Rogan said on a podcast with guest host Jessica Kearson about Heard.
He raised his friend, comedian Doug Stanhope who knew her. His account was, according to Rogan, “It’s like, ‘She’s gone out of her mind like a crazy actress!'” “
Depp and Heard’s lawyers have listed celebrities who will take a stand during the trial to testify about their respective behaviour. British actor Paul Bettany supports the star of Pirates of the Caribbean, who plays Vision in the Marvel films.
Heard was originally scheduled to testify for Heard’s ex-boyfriend Elon Musk, another ex, James Franco, and Depp’s former co-star and actress Elaine Barkin.
Jason Momoa recently caused a stir when a simple action was interpreted on social media as supporting Depp. The Aquaman The star, who stars in those movies with Heard, recently started following Depp on Instagram during the trial. Depp’s ardent fan base saw this as a show of support for him.
Celebrities who previously supported Johnny Depp
Some of Depp’s behavior has come into question in the past, notably during a 2020 trial involving Depp and News Group Newspapers Ltd, publishers of the sun UK newspaper.
During the 2020 trial, actress Vanessa Paradis, Depp’s former partner of 14 years, gave a written statement calling her “a kind, conscientious, generous and non-violent person and father.”
One of Depp’s ex-girlfriends, Winona Ryder, also gave a statement during that trial. She wrote of her ex-fiancé, “I can’t wrap my head around these accusations,” and added, according to from the inside, “I only really and honestly know him as a really good guy – a very loving and very caring guy who was very protective of me and the people he loved.”
Before stepping aside from Fantastic monsters The franchise, Depp was originally scheduled to reprise his role as Grindelwald before being replaced by Mads Mikkelsen. Harry Potter author and writer J.K. Rowling appeared to be supportive of Depp amid his legal troubles.
“Based on our understanding of the circumstances, not only do the filmmakers and I feel comfortable sticking with the original cast, but are really happy that Johnny is playing a major character in the films,” she wrote on her website in 2017.
Married actors Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz also spoke in favor of Depp during the 2020 trial. Cruz said, “I’ve seen Johnny in many situations and he’s always kind to everyone around him. He’s one of the most generous people I know,” according to Cruz. blast.