“The way he wants to go out”: Johnny Depp Donated $3M for His Idol’s Insane Last Wish After Starring in $18M Cult-Classic Movie With Marvel Star That Left Him Obsessed

Johnny Depp Donated $3M for His Idol's Insane Last Wish After Starring in $18M Cult-Classic Movie With Marvel Star That Left Him Obsessed
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In the glamorous world of Hollywood, amid the splendor of stardom, acts of generosity and sincerity often go unnoticed. Yet, Johnny Depp, the praised actor, renowned for his immersive portrayals, has consistently demonstrated boundless compassion. As previous reports unveiled a remarkable tale of Depp’s extraordinary action, a staggering $3 million was spent to fulfill the bold final wish of his old friend, Hunter S. Thompson.

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Actor, Johnny Depp

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This heartwarming gesture has left fans awestruck, offering a glimpse into the depth of the 60-year-old character and the care he holds for others.


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Pirates of the Caribbean Star, Johnny Depp

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Johnny Depp once again captured headlines with an extraordinary act that revealed the depths of his friendship with the late Hunter S. Thompson.

Through years of eccentric companionship, Depp and Thompson forged an unbreakable bond built on trust, love, and admiration.


Their unique friendship took root in 1998, when Thompson’s iconic Gonzo journalism piece, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, was adapted into a successful film starring the Pirates of the Caribbean star in the lead role.

From that moment on, the artist and the writer shared a profound understanding. After Thompson’s passing, Depp decided to honor his dear friend’s bizarre last wish by blasting his ashes through a cannon.

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Writer, Hunter S. Thompson

Former managers revealed that Depp spent a staggering $3 million to fulfill this peculiar desire, showcasing the diversity of his spending habits. However, the Depp responded and said,


“All I’m doing is trying to make sure his last wish comes true. I just want to send my pal out the way he wants to go out.”

Despite this, the essence of Depp’s gesture remains rooted in the extraordinary friendship shared between an actor and his idol, proving that genuine friendships can thrive amid the complexities of Hollywood’s alluring beginning.

Eventually, this information came to light through his ex-manager, who also exposed Depp’s extravagant spending habits.

Johnny Depp’s Alleged Flashy Spending Habits

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Amid the glimmering allure of Depp’s Hollywood fame, whispers of a wealthy lifestyle have swirled around the enigmatic star.

Reports from his ex-managers suggest that the Jeanne du Barry performer allegedly went to extreme lengths to ensure seamless performances on set.

Notably, it is claimed that Depp had a mysterious sound engineer accompany him to feed him lines during filming, raising eyebrows and adding intrigue to the already captivating narrative.


The ongoing legal battle between Depp and his former business managers has shed light on his staggering financial claims. He sought a substantial $33 million in damages, accusing his ex-associates of financial mismanagement throughout his illustrious career.

However, Depp’s management business countersued, claiming that his debt problems were caused by his extravagant spending.

As the world seeks to untangle the truth behind the alleged extravagant spending, Depp’s captivating artistry and enigmatic persona continue to fascinate.


Source: The Guardian



Written by Muskan Chaudhary

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Muskan Chaudhary, Junior Content Writer at Fandom wire. Having completed her degree in Commerce, she has written over 500 articles spanning FandomWire and Animated Times in the pop culture. She is dedicated to bring the latest and informative content from the entertainment world, thus expanding her knowledge in the field. Apart from her contributions to FandamWire, she has a keen interest in video games, sketching and playing tennis.