Hollywood actor Johnny Depp, who was convicted of defamation last year over an article he called “a man who beats his wife”, said he was being kidnapped by the industry.
Johnny Depp spoke about the behavior of Hollywood members
According to Variety, in a recent collaboration with The Sunday Times, the star of `Pirates of the Caribbean` spoke about the behavior of Hollywood members him and the status of his film Minamata` in the US. “Some films are about people and this affects those in Minamata` and people who experience the same things … And with anything … Hollywood`s harassing me? One man, one character in a bad and corrupt state, over the years?” He said.
For the uninitiated, last year, Depp lost a defamatory charge against the British tabloid The Sun, which called the actor a “ beater wife ” in a story about him and his ex-wife Amber Heard. The court ruled that the newspaper had confirmed the contents of the “` true ” statement and that the judge had found that 12 of the 14 alleged domestic violence had taken place. Depp also failed in an attempt to overturn a Supreme Court decision in March this year.
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After the trial, the actor was demoted by Warner Bros. from the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ franchise and was placed by Mads Mikkelsen in the role of evil wizard Grindelwald. Despite the controversy, Depp did not give up hope. “I understand where I need to go to do all that … to bring things to light,” he added.
Coming back to his movie ‘Minamata’, in fact, it had its first international screening at the Berlin International Film Festival in February but has yet to be released by American audiences.
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He also said, “you understand where I need to go to do all that… to bring things to light.” The actor, however, is gaining support from the international film industry as the San Sebastian Film Festival stands in its decision to honor Depp with their prestigious award, Donostia Award, a lifelong achievement in recognition of “outstanding contribution to the film world. ”
The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic also said it would celebrate Depp and “would appreciate and honor the great work of a respected actor and a lasting legacy in the film industry around the world.”
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