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“This is the problem with rich people born into privilege”: Johnny Depp’s Daughter Lily-Rose Depp Faces Huge Backlash for Her Comments on Nepotism

Johnny Depp’s Daughter Lily-Rose Depp Faces Huge Backlash for Her Comments on Nepotism

The daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis, Lily-Rose Depp found herself in some Internet hate for a comment on nepotism. After the infamous defamation trial of Johnny Depp against ex-wife Amber Heard, it seems the actor will have to sort things out again.

Facing some backlash and being called “out of touch”, Lily-Rose Depp’s thoughts on nepotism didn’t sit well with the people.

Lily-Rose Depp has done some roles in the field of acting.
Lily-Rose Depp has done some roles in the field of acting.

Lily-Rose Depp’s Controversial Talks About Nepotism

Lily-Rose Depp is a French-American actress with some minor roles to her name. She began her career by starring in a small part in Tusk (2014). The actress later found herself getting roles in period dramas like The Dancer (2016), Planetarium (2016), and, The King (2019).

Lily-Rose Depp in The King (2019).
Lily-Rose Depp in The King (2019).

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After acting in these roles, the actress recently talked with Elle about the current negative trend of nepotism. Lily-Rose Depp denied the allegations that she is “privileged” and shared her thoughts on nepotism.

“It’s weird to me to reduce somebody to the idea that they’re only there because it’s a generational thing. It just doesn’t make any sense. If somebody’s mom or dad is a doctor, and then the kid becomes a doctor, you’re not going to be like, ‘Well, you’re only a doctor because your parent is a doctor.’ It’s like, ‘No, I went to medical school and trained.'”

Following her statements, people slammed the actress for being “out of touch” with reality. They tweeted about the problems of a common person and their daily struggles that the actress allegedly doesn’t have to face.

Although the actress had her words misinterpreted or the definition was a bit blurred, she got trolled nonetheless. Following the months-long defamation trial that his father went through, Lily-Rose Depp remained silent on the updates until now.

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Lily-Rose Depp on the Trial of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

Lily-Rose Depp along with Timothée Chalamet.
Lily-Rose Depp along with Timothée Chalamet.

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During the above-mentioned interview with Elle, Lily-Rose Depp told her thoughts on the recently finished Depp defamation trial. The actress also added that her vision of privacy was blurred since the thoughts that she felt were suddenly exposed in the wind and known to everybody.

“I know my childhood didn’t look like everybody’s childhood, and it’s a very particular thing to deal with, but it’s also the only thing that I know. When it’s something that’s so private and so personal that all of a sudden becomes not so personal…I feel really entitled to my secret garden of thoughts.”

Lily-Rose Depp is reportedly slated to star alongside her father Johnny Depp in the duo’s upcoming French movie La Favorite. The movie features Johnny Depp as King Louis XV in the French biographical drama. The film is slated to be released theatrically in France in 2023 and will be available to stream 15 months later on Netflix (allegedly).

The King (2019) is available to stream on Netflix.

Source: Geo TV

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