Helena Bonham Carter has defended her former collaborators JK Rowling and Johnny Depp.
arter appeared as Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter film series, based on the Rowling books.
She has also appeared with Depp in seven films together, five of which were directed by her former partner Tim Burton.
Rowling has become a divisive figure in recent years thanks to her views on transgender rights, which have been accused of being transgender by LGBT+ groups and activists. The writer has denied that she is anaerobic.
Talking to Time In a new interview, Bonham Carter said: “It was horrible, a bunch of fuckers. I think [Rowling] was hunted. It has been taken to the extreme, the people’s judgmentalism. She allows her opinion, especially if she is being abused.
“Everybody brings their own trauma history and forms their opinions from that trauma and you have to respect people’s origins and their pain. You all don’t have to agree on everything – that’s crazy and boring. She didn’t mean to be aggressive, she was just saying something from her own experience.
Meanwhile, Depp was embroiled in a high-profile legal battle with his ex-wife, actress Amber Heard, earlier this year.
The But the pirate of the Caribbean the star sued Heard, alleging that she defamed him in a 2018 article about domestic violence published by the newspaper. Washington Post.
Depp claimed that the footage implied that he abused her when they were both married.
A grand jury eventually found that Heard defamed Depp, and aquatic the actress was ordered to pay her ex-husband $10 million in damages and $5 million in fines.
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However, the jury also ruled in favor of Heard, when it was found that one of Depp’s lawyers had defamed her by describing her abuse allegations as a “hoax”. bluff”. Heard is set to appeal the decision.
inside time In an interview, Bonham Carter said that the court’s ruling vindicated Depp, who is also godfather to her children, Billy Ray, 18, and Nell, 14.
“Oh, I think he was completely vindicated,” she said. “I think he’s fine now. Totally fine.”
When asked if the defamation lawsuit is “the pendulum of #MeToo coming back,” Bonham Carter replied, “My view is that [Heard] stuck on that pendulum. That’s the problem with these things – that people are going to jump into the movement because it’s the trend and be the poster girl for it.”
A British court had previously ruled in favor Sun after the newspaper described Depp as a “wife beater”, ruling that the description was “fundamentally correct”.
Elsewhere in the interview, Bonham Carter also talked about the 21-year age gap between her and her current partner.
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