Amber Heard is defending herself.
The 34-year-old actress’ ex-husband Johnny Depp just lately misplaced a libel go well with over allegations that he was a “spouse beater.”
Following the decision, Depp amicably exited the “Improbable Beasts” movie franchise, resulting in supporters calling for Heard to face comparable penalties, as Depp has additionally claimed she was allegedly abusive towards him.
Since her preliminary allegations of abuse towards Depp, the three-time Oscar nominee has garnered sturdy assist from his fanbase — culminating within the #JusticeForJohnnyDepp social media marketing campaign.
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A Change.org petition has garnered effectively over 1 million signatures calling for Heard to be faraway from “Aquaman 2,” after an audiotape reportedly submitted within the trial allegedly included Heard admitting to “hitting” her then-husband.
In a latest interview with Leisure Weekly, the star shrugged off the casting controversy.
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“Paid rumors and paid campaigns on social media do not dictate [casting decisions] as a result of they haven’t any foundation in actuality,” the actress mentioned. “Solely the followers really made ‘Aquaman’ and ‘Aquaman 2’ occur. I am excited to get began subsequent yr.”
“Aquaman 2” has not but been greenlit, the outlet experiences, however a sequel is taken into account very doubtless as a result of the unique movie made $1 billion on the field workplace.
Heard performed Mera within the movie, reverse Jason Momoa and Nicole Kidman.
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“I am tremendous excited in regards to the quantity of fan love and the quantity of fan appreciation that ‘Aquaman’ has acquired and that it has garnered a lot pleasure for Aquaman and Mera that it means we’ll be coming again,” she mentioned. “I am so excited to movie that.”
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Rumors have additionally circulated that Heard will allegedly find yourself being eliminated or lowered from a possible “Aquaman” sequel, whereas it was just lately reported that Mads Mikkelsen might change Depp in “Improbable Beasts.”