Has Paul McCartney shown his support for Johnny Depp?

Article content

Paul McCartney appeared to voice his support for Johnny Depp at the Orlando show over the weekend as the Hollywood actor awaits verdict in his defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard.

ad 2

Article content

While it may be entirely coincidental, the Beatles legend — who turns 80 next month — showed off a video clip of his music. my loverDepp appeared on a huge screen behind him during a game at Camping World Stadium in Florida on Saturday, reportedly in solidarity with the Alice in Wonderland star.

The 58-year-old actor is suing Hurd, 36, for defamation in a 2018 Washington Post op-ed in which she described herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.”

ad 3

Article content

The Pirates of the Caribbean actor claims it falsely suggested he was a domestic abuser – which he vehemently denies – making it difficult for him to land roles in Hollywood.

He sued for $50 million and the Aquaman actress countersued $100 million – accusing Depp of orchestrating a “defamation campaign” against her and describing his lawsuit as “abuse and harassment” continuation.

Sorry, this video could not be loaded.

ad 4

Article content

Meanwhile, weeks after court appearances in Fairfax, Virginia, Depp joined his musician friend Jeff Baker in a dazzling cross-pond performance at Sheffield Town Hall, England, on Sunday. Surprise show.

According to a video of the concert shared on social media, the friends performed covers of John Lennon’s 1970 hit Isolation as well as 2020 covers of Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On and Jimi Hendrix’s Little Wing, with the Sweeney Todd star as good status appears.

ad 5

Article content

The former Yardbirds star is set to play more concerts at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 30-31, and it’s speculated that Hollywood vampire rocker Depp may also join the blues rock guitarist at these gigs .

    ad 1


Postmedia is committed to maintaining an active and civilized discussion forum and encourages all readers to share their thoughts on our articles. Comments can take up to an hour to moderate before appearing on the site. We ask that you keep your comments relevant and respectful. We have enabled email notifications – you will now receive an email if you receive a reply to your comment, an update to a comment thread you follow, or a comment from a user you follow.visit our Community Guidelines on how to adjust your e-mail set up.