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‘She’s a hero in our eyes’: Johnny Depp Fans Defend Jamie Lee Curtis after Halloween Star Faces Intense Backlash for Reposting Depp’s Photo

Johnny Depp Fans Defend Jamie Lee Curtis

The Halloween fame Jamie Lee Curtis becomes the latest prey to online trolling. The 63 years old actress faced intense criticism for posting a photo of Johnny Depp on Instagram. Following the incident, the Laurie Strode actress limited her comments on that post. But it was not long before her fans came to her rescue and took to the Internet to present their support for both Johnny Depp and Curtis.

Jamie Lee Curtis
Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis was recently spotted in the final movie in the sequel trilogy as well as the 13th installment of the Halloween franchise titled Halloween Ends. Unfortunately, the movie couldn’t live up to the reputation of its predecessors and gained mixed reactions from the audience as well as the critics.

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Why is Jamie Lee Curtis subjected to online hate?

The whole controversy originates in the Amber Heard and Johnny Depp legal battle that took over the Internet a few months ago. The defamation trial was followed by a wide section of the audience and the fans were divided. As Jamie Lee Curtis posted a photo of Johnny Depp on her official Instagram account, a division of the audience mainly Amber Heard fans were once again on fire and blasted the actress.

Jamie Lee Curtis Instagram Post
The Instagram Post

The war between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard led to the actor losing many fan-favorite projects. He wasn’t only removed from The Fantastic Beasts franchise but also from the widely popular The Pirates of the Caribbean. Although the majority sided with Depp, there’s a certain section also supporting the words of Amber Heard.

The True Lies actress’ post annoyed the fans as many of them trolled her for supporting Depp. According to them, Jamie Lee Curtis has shown her support for domestic abuse through this post. Many of them also flooded the comments section telling her to delete the post. This led her to restrict her comments section to limit the hate.

Also Read: ‘How would they fit a 64 year old woman?’: Jamie Lee Curtis Reveals She’s Interested To Join MCU After Saying ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ Beats Every Marvel Movie

Johnny Depp fans come to the rescue

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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

As soon as the Freaky Friday actress limited her Instagram comments, the Johnny Depp fandom took no time to come to her rescue. They took over Twitter to show their love and respect for the actress. We have collected a few of them.

We don’t know for how long this Internet brawl will continue but this marks an assurance that the impact of the Depp vs Heard trial is not going to end soon. It will also be interesting to find out if this incident has any effect on her upcoming projects.

Also Read: Johnny Depp’s 23 years Old Daughter Lily Rose Denies to Share Her Honest Verdict on Depp’s Ugly Legal Drama With Amber Heard

Jamie Lee Curtis can return with Freaky Friday 2

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Jamie Lee Curtis’ Freaky Friday might receive a sequel soon

Freaky Friday is one of the most critical as well as commercially acclaimed movies starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan in the lead. Now according to some recent statements by both actresses, they are all set to star in the sequel to the 2003 movie only if Disney let it be. Speaking to Variety, the Knives Out actress said:

“We’re both committed to it, and it’s not ours to make. It’s Disney’s to make and I think they’re interested and we’re talking.”

For now, there are no official announcements from the House of the Mouse. Besides the rumors, Curtis is officially a part of the star-studded Borderlands set to release next year. She is also roped in for a Disney Horror comedy titled Haunted Mansion set to release in 2023.

All the movies in the Halloween franchise can be streamed on Peacock.

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Written by Subham Mandal

Subham Mandal is currently working as a writer for FandomWire with an ardent interest in the world of pop culture. He’s currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English based in Kolkata. He’s an experienced student journalist having demonstrated work experience with the Times of India. He aspires to be a column writer in the future.