Many wonder why Johnny Depp took such a risk as he waged a new war against his ex-wife Amber Heard. The new trial came less than two years after Depp lost the libel case against the Sun, for calling him a “wife-beater” in response to Amber Heard’s charges of domestic violence. This never-ending spite has made Johnny Depp pay a huge price. After losing the libel action case against The Sun in England, Depp has now charged Heard with defamation in a court in Virginia. With both sides mudslinging accusations at each other of repeated domestic violence, it goes without saying that it was unquestionably a tumultuous marriage.
Disney Fires Johnny Depp From Pirates Of The Caribbean
Faced with several petitions, Johnny Depp was fired by Disney from the Pirates of the Caribbean. This shock came in after several charges were imposed on him by his ex-wife Amber Heard. After several allegations of domestic violence were imposed on the actor, several petitions were filed against him that led to Disney finally getting rid of him. A formal confirmation was made by the Disney chief as he mentioned that Depp will no longer be a part of the Pirates of the Caribbean Franchise.
Goodbye to Exit ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Franchise
Johnny Depp lost yet another iconic role as the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts film franchise. This happened after he lost his libel case against The Sun which published an article in 2018 about him being a “wife-beater”.
Depp took to Instagram and said, “I wish to let you know that I have been asked to resign by Warner Bros. from my role as Grindelwald in ‘Fantastic Beasts’ and I have respected and agreed to that request”
Exorbitant expenses and lawsuits against Johnny Depp
The lawsuit against his former business managers revealed that Depp’s eccentric lifestyle and huge monthly expenses led to him spending a huge sum of $650 million between 2003 and 2016. Apart from his separation from the mother of his children Vanessa Paradis, and his divorce from Heard in 2017, he paid her a $7 million settlement which meant huge financial losses for the actor, who is facing a highly scandalized counter-suit from his ex-wife Amber Heard.
Johnny Depp’s net worth in 2022
According to sites like Celebrity Net Worth, Johnny Depp’s net worth in 2022 is $150 million, despite having squandered the aforementioned $650 million over 13 years, largely because the actor charges $20 million per movie.
Johnny Depp has been going through a tough time for years together now because of his court cases with Amber Heard. It has taken a toll on his career and his finances in ways we cannot imagine. All we as fans can do is cherish what he has done in the film industry and hope things get better for him.