Johnny Depp can’t get away from Amber Heard. This proved to be true at a press conference at the 2021 San Sebastian Film Festival. controversial Pirates of the Caribbean The star was there to receive a prestigious Donostia Career Award. A recording of Heard’s voice interrupted the event.
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp have had a rocky history
depp and aquaman Co-star Heard met Hunter S. Thompson’s adaptation took place on the set the Rum Diary in 2009. By 2015 Amber Heard and Johnny Depp were married, and by 2016 the relationship had escalated to allegations of domestic violence by Heard.
The marriage ended in 2017 with a settlement of $7 million, which People Told that Heard donated to the children’s hospital. But the matter did not end here. In 2018, Hurd published an essay in Washington Post Topic I spoke against sexual violence – and faced the wrath of our culture. it has to be changed.
Without naming her ex-husband, she claimed a history of abuse. As a result, the war of words between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp resumed. The UK publication The Sun later referred to Depp as a “wife-beater”.
Depp sued the publication, lost, and was asked to resign as a result. Fantastic Beasts 3. In retaliation, ardent Depp fans demanded that Aquaman 2: Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom heard the fire She remains on the cast.
Depp also sued Heard directly and the case is ongoing.
Controversy erupts over Johnny Depp’s Donostia Award at San Sebastian 2021
Not everyone reacted well to the news that Charlie and the Chocolate Factory The star will receive the highest honor of San Sebastian. To Diversity, women filmmakers from Spain spoke with an official statement. They are sad because, despite Amber Heard and Johnny Depp domestic violence issues, the festival is honoring Depp.
“It speaks horribly about the festival and its leadership, and transmits a terrifying message to the public: ‘It doesn’t matter if you’re a good actor,’ A good actor,” Christina Andreu told The Associated Press. Andreas is the President of the Association of Female Filmmakers and Audiovisual Media of Spain.
Unconvinced by the Amber Heard and Johnny Depp feud, the festival pushed back hard, and apparently, went ahead with plans to present the awards.
At the press conference prior to the presentation of the award, Heard’s voice spoke among the crowd. Only she wasn’t really there.
An unknown source played the recording
The recording interrupted the Depp press conference on September 22, 2021. She made a statement outside the High Court in London in July 2020, in line with Depp’s defamation case against The Sun.
The recording said, “It’s incredibly painful to see the breakup of my relationship, to question my motives, my truth, and to share the most painful and intimate details of my life with Johnny in court and broadcast to the entire world.” Used to be.” .
According to screen dailyThe conference continued. But a representative for The Association of Female Filmmakers tried asking how Depp felt about her objection to the honor. The moderator of the event blocked the question.
Similarly, Marion Cotillard also received the Donostia Award. However, she spoke about meaningful changes in the industry as a result of the #MeToo movement, saying there are “more roles for women”.
Depp, on the other hand, said that “no one is safe” from the cancellation culture and criticized Hollywood in general. He previously accused the industry of “boycotting” Amber Heard’s allegations.
In short, the issue of Amber Heard will not be put to rest.
Johnny Depp says Hollywood is boycotting him
How to get help: In the US, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or text START to 88788.