A friend in need is really a friend and for Johnny Depp, at this point, there is a real need for such friends. There is no doubt that Robert Downey Jr. is Johnny’s best friend because our favorite is trying his best to get Depp’s career back on track. However, he is not the only one who supports Johnny Depp. There are a number of stars on his side and it is surprising to see his female colleagues and friends support him despite a lot of controversy. Because of their statements, it is difficult to believe or imagine Johnny as an abuser.
Some female celebrities show their support loud and assertive, while none other than our favorite Jennifer Aniston aka Rachel Green is really subtle with her support. She recently started following Captain Jack Sparrow on Instagram to show her support. Let’s take a look at those who stand with Johnny Depp.
Angelina Jolie Supported Johnny Depp
It’s no surprise that Jolie takes first place on this list. Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie are old friends. There was a time when rumors of an affair between them appeared on the Internet. According to reports, Angelina Jolie has warned her good friend about Amber Heard and advised him to keep a distance. She even showed her hatred for Amber Heard while they were promoting The Tourist in 2010. Although Jolie was never a part of the defamation lawsuit, the reason being the ongoing custody case against Brad Pitt, she always supported Depp through his highs and lows.
Winona Ryder Supports Johnny Depp
Ex-partners are rarely supportive in situations like the one Johnny Depp faces. Despite the allegations, Winona Ryder expressed her support for him in a statement she issued in 2020. The allegations against Depp, according to the Stranger Things star, were disturbing. During their relationship, Ryder has stated clearly that her co-star Edward Scissorhands was never abusive or violent. Instead, he was a loving and caring person who always made those he cared about feel protected. But she didn’t say anything negative about Heard.
Ireland Baldwin spoke for Johnny Depp
Ireland Baldwin, Alec Baldwin’s eldest child, has sided with Depp in the ongoing defamation case, attacking Heard on her Instagram account. I wrote in April, “The thing is, I know women exactly like that.” continued, “They are manipulative and cold and use their femininity to play the victim and turn the world against the man because we live in a society where it’s cool to say that all men are at their worst and so-and-so (expletive).”
Penelope Cruz Supports Johnny Depp
Depp starred in Academy Award winning Penelope Cruz in Blow, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, and Murder on the Orient Express. She stated her view in court documents based on her experience. Cruz claimed that she spent nearly every day with Depp while filming On Stranger Tides, which overlapped with her first pregnancy. While Depp supported her, his generosity and protective nature flowed in.
Candice Owens Supported Johnny Depp
Right-wing political commentator Candice Owens has spoken forcefully in support of Depp during the current trial, calling Heard a “False from day one.” On her show Candice, she talks about the issue. “It was completely 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 for being the extremely abusive partner that she is. [Heard] Every bit as examples of what I’m referring to when I refer to toxic feminism.”