Sir Paul McCartney appeared to show his support for Johnny Depp at his weekend performance in Orlando as the Hollywood actor awaits sentencing in a libel case against his ex-wife Amber Heard.
While it may have been completely coincidental, the Beatles legend, who turns 80 next month, showed a clip from his “My Valentine” music video featuring Depp on giant screens behind him during a game at Camping World Stadium in Florida on Saturday. 05/28/22) in solidarity with the star of “Alice in Wonderland”.
The 58-year-old actress is suing Hurd, 36, for defamation over a 2018 article she wrote for The Washington Post in which she described herself as “a public figure representing domestic violence.”
The Pirates of the Caribbean actor claims this falsely implies that he is a domestic abuser – which he vehemently denies – and that he struggles to get roles in Hollywood because of this.
He is suing for $50 million, and the Aquaman actress is counter-suing for $100 million, accusing Depp of running a “smear campaign” against her and calling his lawsuit an extension of “abuse and harassment.”
Meanwhile, after weeks of court appearances in Fairfax, Virginia, Depp traveled across the ocean for a surprise performance alongside his musician friend Jeff Beck during his show at Sheffield City Hall in England on Sunday (5/29/22).
The Pals performed their 2020 cover of John Lennon’s 1970 hit “Isolation”, as well as renditions of Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” and Jimi Hendrix’s “Little Wing”, according to social media footage of the concert, in which “Sweeney Todd’s star appeared in a good shape.
Former Yardbirds star will perform additional shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 30 and 31, and it is speculated that Hollywood Vampires rocker Depp may join blues rock guitarist for those shows.