Johnny Depp made headlines with his very public and toxic divorce from Amber Heard. She is still in the Aquaman franchise despite cries for her to be removed. Depp was not so lucky and he claims that Hollywood cancelled him.
Depp was removed from the Fantastic Beasts franchise and he will no longer appear as Captain Jack Sparrow. This cancellation of Depp already cost him millions of dollars, and he is not remaining quiet about it.
While speaking to Variety, Johnny Depp unloaded on the cancel culture that took him down. He is not about to remain quiet although that might not help his case with the general public.
Depp declared it was a “complex situation” because it “can be seen as an event in history that lasted for however long it lasted, this cancel culture or this instant rush to judgement based on essentially what amounts to polluted air that is…,” he let out a gust of breath, “exhaled.”
“Yeah, I do,” followed by several false starts before contradicting himself. “The various movements that came out with, I’m sure the best of intentions…”
Trailing off again while, presumably, looking for the right words, he shifted a bit, expressing that in his opinion, “It’s so far out of hand now that I can promise you that no one is safe. Not one of you. Not one of you… as long as someone is willing to say one sentence. It takes just one sentence and there is no more ground. The carpet has been pulled.”
We will have to see if Johnny Depp lands any more big roles after this all-time career slump. The good news is that he is still Johnny Depp, an actor who amassed a great fortune in the entertainment business. The bad news is that he is Johnny Depp, a famous actor who is now cancelled.
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