Johnny Depp has been chasing his rocker dreams on stage with Beck in the UK, but not everyone is thrilled to see the actor take on the role of a musician – with one in the crowd even saying that His appearance ruined ‘their whole night. ‘
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Not everyone enjoys watching Johnny Depp perform his rock star fantasies on stage.
A music fan who caught sight of one of the actor’s recent musical performances likened it to a “drunk pub singer”, and suggested that the Hollywood star’s stage guest performance “ruined the whole night”.
The Pirates of the Caribbean actor, 58, who is currently performing on stage with his musician best friend Jeff Beck, has just been awarded $10 million following a defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard.
The father of two was not present in the Virginia courtroom on Wednesday – where a jury also found his ex-wife was defamed when one of his attorneys announced the allegation. Her sexual abuse was a ‘hoax’ – because he was busy. toured the UK with the singer.
On Thursday, it was confirmed that actor Edward Scissorhands has officially been added to the list for the rest of his singer pal’s UK tour.
Jeff first invited his Hollywood icon to the stage with him last week, when a jury began considering their verdict in the actor’s libel case against his ex-wife in New York. America.
Johnny’s surprise appearance is said to have drawn huge cheers from the crowd – with many delighted to see him – but not everyone was impressed by his musical talent.
‘Jeff Beck is brilliant,’ a fan who bought tickets two years before the tour was delayed by Covid told BBC.
“What ruined the whole night was Mr. Depp was not talented. He was like a drunk pub singer. I don’t know what Jeff Beck was thinking.”
However, most fans were delighted to see the Hollywood actor perform alongside his longtime best friend.
Johnny’s becoming a musician comes after he thanked a jury in a defamation lawsuit against Aquaman actress Amber, 36, for “give me back my life”.
The City of Lies actor has been awarded $10 million (£8m) in punitive damages and $5m (£4m) in compensatory damages, following a popular TV defamation case that dragged six weeks long.
Johnny sued his ex-wife over an article titled, “I spoke out against sexual violence – and faced the outrage of our culture. That has to change.”
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The piece published in the Washington Post in 2018 did not name the actor, but the star’s legal team successfully argued that the move had an adverse impact on his career.
A jury found that the actress’s claims in the film were made with “genuine malice” and awarded Johnny $10 million in damages and $5 million in punitive damages. other harm.
The jury also found Johnny liable for defamation against his one-time wife when one of his lawyers deemed her sexual abuse allegations a “hoax”. They awarded one’s mother $2 million in compensatory damages and $0 in compensatory damages.
After the sentence was heard in Fairfax County, Virginia, Johnny released a statement that read: “Six years ago, my life, my children’s lives, the lives of those closest to me. , and the lives of those who have supported and believed in me for so many years have remained unchanged forever.
“All in the blink of an eye.
“False, very serious and criminal charges have been made against me through the media, which has spawned loads of hateful content, even though no charges have been brought against me. It circumnavigated the world twice within a nanosecond and it caused an earthquake that affected my life and career.
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“And six years later, the jury gave me my life back. I’m really humbled.”
Amber also released a statement following the ruling, saying she was “heartbroken” and “sadest of all” that she had “lost the right” to “speak freely and openly”.
Her statement read: “The disappointment I feel today cannot be put into words. I am heartbroken that the mountain of evidence is still insufficient against the strength, influence and sway of my ex-husband. .
“I’m even more disappointed with what this sentence means for other women.
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“It’s a step backwards. It sets the clock back to a time when a woman who spoke up and spoke up could be publicly humiliated and humiliated.
“It resets the position that violence against women should be taken seriously.
“I believe Johnny’s lawyers succeeded in getting the jury to ignore the pivotal issue of free speech and to ignore compelling evidence that we won in the UK.
“I’m sad that I lost this case. But I’m sadder that I seem to have lost the right I thought I had as an American – to speak freely and openly.”
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