When Johnny Depp and Amber Heard were fighting in court last year, all eyes were on the former couple. The defamation trial sparked debate among online users. Some individuals supported Depp, while others supported Heard. Depp’s supporters ruthlessly criticized Heard after she lost the trial to the 59-year-old star. And after a tumultuous journey, the Aquaman actress decided to relocate to Madrid, Spain.
Depp, on the other hand, will make his on-screen return with the French drama Jeanne du Barry. The Sleepy Hollow actor received a 7-minute standing ovation at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, while Heard’s rumored friend was stormed with questions at the Festival.
Brie Larson was asked about Johnny Depp at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival
Amber Heard’s rumored close friend Brie Larson was asked about Johnny Depp, at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, where both Depp and Larson made an appearance. As Heard lost the trial against the 59-year-old actor, and Depp was promoting his comeback drama, Jeanne du Barry, a reporter asked Larson about Depp. The 33-year-old actress was a jury member at this year’s Cannes Festival. During a press conference, a journalist wanted to know Larson’s thoughts about Depp. When the reporter asked her about Depp’s presence at the Cannes Film Festival, the actress responded by saying,
“You’re asking me that? I’m sorry, I don’t understand the correlation of why me specifically.”
She was also asked if she will watch Depp’s upcoming French Drama Jeanne du Barry, to which she replied by saying, “I’ll see it when I see it. I don’t know how I feel about it, frankly.” Reportedly the question was specifically asked Larson because there are rumors she Heard’s close friend.
Cannes Film Festival head says she doesn’t know about Johnny Depp’s image in the USA
Depp’s appearance at the Cannes Film Festival created a lot of waves on the internet, given it was a significant moment for him. People wanted to hear what the insiders thought of Depp being there. In an interview, festival head Thierry Fremaux talked about the Blow actor’s drama Jeanne du Barry. Fremaux stated blatantly in her statement,
“I don’t know about the image of Johnny Depp in the U.S. To tell you the truth, in my life, I only have one rule, it’s the freedom of thinking and the freedom of speech and acting within a legal framework.”
Depp received a lot of love at the Cannes Film Festival, and it was evident that he was very overwhelmed by the response of the public towards him. The year 2022 was a very difficult year for the actor, as well as his ex-wife, as they were constantly under media attention. Johnny Depp is now all set to make him come back with Jeanne du Barry, where he will be playing the role of Louis XV.
Source: The Things