Last year, the Amber Heard and Johnny Depp defamation case was some of the biggest and most controversial news in the entertainment industry.
The explanation was that even after the couple’s divorce, the talk persisted. The dispute finally came to an end in 2022 following a widely reported libel trial between the two, who continued to pursue each other for various reasons.
Johnny Depp appeared at the Cannes Film Festival, which marked the actor’s first major role since his high-profile libel trial. He appeared on the red carpet like a celebrity, signing autographs and taking photos with his fans before the premiere of the Film Festival’s opening film, “Jeanne du Barry.”
However, this did not go down well with Amber Heard’s fans, and they criticized the Cannes Film Festival for kicking off the event with a new film introduced by Johnny.
Heard’s supporters began using the hashtag #CannesYouNot to express their dissatisfaction with the festival. Some journalists have used the same hashtag, tagging: “Cannes seems proud of its history of supporting rapists and abusers.”
Rebecca, who is the founder of the Twitter page @LeaveHeardAlone, also spoke about the criticism of the Cannes Film Festival and how the #MeToo movement was attacked by the Depp v. heard. “The Hollywood industry seems to be riding that anger to restore the status quo,” she continued. Johnny Depp to open your festival? He feels like a slap in the face, to be honest.
The story of love and divorce of Johnny Depp-Amber Heard
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard got married in February 2015 in a civil ceremony. Her marriage only lasted about a year and a half and ended when Heard filed for divorce from her in May 2016. She also obtained a restraining order against him, alleging that Depp was abusive to her.
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