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Johnny Depp Gives First Interview Since Losing Libel Case, Claims Hollywood is Boycotting Him

Johnny Depp Gives First Interview Since Losing Libel Case, Claims Hollywood is Boycotting Him

Johnny Depp is opening up for the first time since losing his libel case.

If you forgot, the 58-year-old actor tried to sue The Sun newspaper for branding him as a “wife beater” for allegedly attacking ex-wife Amber Heard during their marriage from 2015 to 2017. He ended up losing the lawsuit.

In a new interview, Johnny shared his thoughts on why his latest movie Minamata has not yet been released in the United States.

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In the movie, Johnny plays W Eugene Smith, the photographer who helped expose the mercury poisoning scandal in the Japanese town, Minamata.

Minamata was just recently released in the U.K., but as of right now, MGM has not set a release date for the movie in the U.S. Director Andrew Levitas has claimed that MGM is “burying” the movie because of Johnny‘s legal matters.

Despite all of his personal issues, Johnny says the movie still deserves to be seen.

“We looked these people in the eyeballs and promised we would not be exploitative,” Johnny shared with The Sunday Times. “That the film would be respectful. I believe that we’ve kept our end of the bargain, but those who came in later should also maintain theirs. Some films touch people. And this affects those in Minamata and people who experience similar things.”

He continued, “And for anything… For Hollywood’s boycott of me? One man, one actor in an unpleasant and messy situation, over the last number of years?”

The interview claims Johnny then trailed off, before adding, “But, you know, I’m moving towards where I need to go to make all that… To bring things to light.”

Just recently, Johnny had a win in court. Find out more about what happened here…

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