Johnny Depp poses behind bars while accepting a Camerimage award

Lawrence Kim
November 25, 2020

Just weeks after losing his libel battle against bosses at The Sun newspaper over an 2018 article calling him a "wife beater" in reference to allegations of domestic abuse made by his now ex-wife Amber Heard, the Pirates of the Caribbean star shared the freakish snap via Camerimage's official social media accounts.

In the image, Depp held the award while smiling behind bars. Depp received the Camerimage Award to an Actor with Unique Visual Sensitivity after his movie "Minamata" closed the 28th edition of the festival.

Johnny Depp might have misplaced his most up-to-date courtroom case, however he's nonetheless acquired a lot extra authorized battles on the horizon reverse ex-wife Amber Heard, and historical past has proven that no person's profession is ever actually over in a spot like Hollywood the place there's at all times a brand new scandal lurking simply across the nook.

"Johnny Depp earned himself a reputation of a true acting chameleon capable of handling basically everything that the screenwriters, directors, costume designers, make-up artists and others threw at him", the statement read.

The post lauded Depp for his many "memorable performances that shaped several generations of moviegoers", and stated that "we do regret that we will not be able to stand together with Johnny Depp before our superb audience".

Depp said he was "honoured and humbled" to receive the award and noted that he has worked with many great cinematographers over the course of his illustrious career. You might even say the most important, considering cinema, more than anything, is a visual medium. The freakish photo surfaced just weeks after Depp lost his legal battle with The Sun over an article calling him a "wife-beater". "It was a joy to come to work every morning, since we never quite knew what was going to happen".

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