Johnny Depp is constant to occupy his time whereas he awaits the jury’s verdict in his current trial with Amber Heard.
The actor and musician has been touring with guitarist Jeff Beck round the UK, and on Monday night time carried out on the Royal Albert Corridor in London, receiving an overwhelmingly optimistic reception from the viewers.
For the final month and a half, Depp had spent most of his time in a Virginia courtroom room as he sued his ex-wife Heard for $50 million, claiming defamation. He did this after she wrote a 2018 op-ed stating that she was a survivor of home abuse, and though she by no means talked about Depp by identify, his crew argue the insinuation has resulted in an enormous lack of profession earnings for him.
The closing arguments had been made on Friday, Could 27, and, after Memorial Day Weekend, the jury will meet once more to try to attain a verdict.
Through the three-day weekend break within the case, Depp flew to the UK and was first filmed performing with the British rocker in Sheffield on Sunday. Persevering with the tour, followers on the London gig filmed as Beck launched Depp onto the stage.
“He got here knocking on my dressing room door 5 years in the past, and we’ve not stopped laughing since,” Beck mentioned on stage as he geared as much as introduce Depp to the gang. A member of the gang appears to shout, “we love you Johnny” earlier than Beck mentioned, “We stored it quiet for apparent causes. Right here he’s…”
Depp then emerges onstage to a spherical of applause, whoops and hollers from the gang. Depp and Beck progress to play a tune that they wrote collectively known as “It is a Track for Ms. Hedy Lamarr.”
The footage was seemingly initially shared on Instagram by @kwolffcasper earlier than it was re-shared on Twitter. A lot of Depp’s followers commented on the video, praising his means and commenting on how pleased he appears.
“I am soooooo pleased he is having fun with himself once more,” wrote @AnalynCamacho whereas @VixNickNacks mentioned, “The love in that room, it is superb. I’m so glad to have seen the reality within the trial, that others have opened there eyes. Glad to see him lastly having the ability to transfer on and stay, let’s hope others do the identical.”
Eve Barlow’s identify was additionally introduced up within the remark part for her feedback about Depp. Barlow is Heard’s buddy who was beforehand faraway from the courtroom within the Depp v. Heard trial, however she’s been regularly outspoken towards Depp too.
“Trolls: ‘he is shifting on along with his life, she ought to too.’ She will’t. She has to attend for a verdict. He is on tour. It wasn’t concerning the verdict for him. It was concerning the alternative of a trial to additional his abuse.” Barlow added on Twitter on Monday, “Regardless of the verdict, he continues freely. She doesn’t.”
Barlow had initially tweeted on Sunday declaring that Depp is at the moment touring, “That is the home abuse sufferer ready for his defamation case verdict. The one who’s been cancelled.”
It’s at the moment unknown when precisely the jury will attain a verdict within the Depp v. Heard case. Jeff Beck is performing on the Royal Albert Corridor in London once more on Tuesday Could 31 however it’s at the moment unknown if Depp will carry out once more. Newsweek has reached out to Beck for affirmation.