The authorized battle between exes Johnny Depp and Amber Heard is the endless story and it has already been alleged to have an effect on their blockbuster work tasks. The newest updates have spilled over into the fandom, with a “Remove Amber Heard from Aquaman 2” petition incomes 34,000 signatures and relying on Change.org.
Meanwhile, Aquaman star Amber Heard — who has her personal supporters and detractors, identical to Johnny Depp — lately requested her ex-husband undergo a psychological well being evaluation as a part of their present defamation case.
Strap in, that is going to get bumpy!
As chances are you’ll know, Johnny Depp filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit in opposition to Amber Heard after she wrote a Washington Post op-ed about being a sufferer of home abuse. Depp was not named within the piece, however he alleges the inferences have been robust sufficient to defame him.
Johnny Depp even alleged within the swimsuit that he misplaced the function of Jack Sparrow within the Pirates of the Caribbean movies due to that op-ed. (Fans beforehand filed a separate petition for Disney to provide him that job again. Disney by no means formally fired him or made any statements on the way forward for Depp within the franchise, though current reboot plans have left followers assuming the franchise is altering course).
Amber Heard’s function in Aquaman got here up as a part of a very completely different lawsuit Depp filed in opposition to his former legal professional. That lawsuit was lately settled however one surprising observe concerned the allegation that Depp personally requested former Warner Bros. chairman Kevin Tsujihara to take away Heard from her function as Mera in DC’s Aquaman, and in addition block her from getting different WB tasks. Since that lawsuit was settled, nobody needed to testify and no proof got here out.
Sounds like some Johnny Depp followers are nonetheless hoping Amber Heard might be faraway from future appearances as Mera. That Change.org petition alleges Amber Heard is the one who has been uncovered as a home abuser and he or she ought to be faraway from Aquaman 2.
Angry Game of Thrones followers actually made their voices heard this summer time when a petition to rewrite the ultimate season went viral and earned greater than 1 million signatures. No one truly anticipated HBO to return and rewrite Game of Thrones, it was only a approach for like-minded followers to assemble and make their factors. But it does sound like these Johnny Depp supporters are hoping WB fires Amber Heard.
There are not less than two sides to each story, although, and there have been additionally Amber Heard supporters who needed Johnny Depp fired from future Fantastic Beasts motion pictures.
As far as we all know, Amber Heard will nonetheless play Mera in Aquaman 2 — identical to Johnny Depp remains to be taking part in Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts 3. However, identical to Depp nonetheless faces backlash and help for his casting in Warner Bros.’s Fantastic Beasts franchise, Heard nonetheless faces each backlash and help as Mera.