2022 – Johnny Depp unexpectedly appears on stage in the UK two days after pleadings in the Amber Heard libel trial ended

Johnny Depp performs with his band The Hollywood Vampires on June 12, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

  • Johnny Depp made a surprise appearance at Jeff Beck’s concert in the UK on Sunday.
  • Depp is currently awaiting judgment in his defamation case with his ex-wife, Amber Heard.
  • However, the actor made a trip to England to perform with Jeff Beck in Sheffield.

Johnny Depp surprisingly returned to the stage over the weekend, just two days after ending the controversy in his defamation trial with ex-wife Amber Heard.

Deb Heard is suing, accusing her of ruining his career and reputation over a Washington Post op-ed she wrote in 2018 describing herself as a victim of domestic violence. Heard countered Depp, alleging that Depp physically abused her on multiple occasions during their marriage and that her career was damaged after actor Adam Waldman’s lawyer called Heard’s allegations a “hoax.”

On Friday, Depp and Heard’s attorneys presented their closing arguments at the trial, leaving the jury to deliberate on the verdict. However, on Sunday, Depp traveled to the UK to surprise fans at Jeff Beck’s concert in Sheffield.

According to videos from the event posted on social media, Depp joined Beck on stage with his guitar and the pair performed their 2020 cover of John Lennon’s “Isolation”, Marvin Gaye’s cover of “What’s Going On”, and Jimi Hendrix’s “Little Grand” . Piano.” They also performed the unreleased Depp song, a song by Mrs. Hedy Lamarr.

Beck is an eight-time Grammy winner and has performed with Depp on several occasions in recent years. While Depp is best known for his acting career, he was originally a guitarist and appeared in the songs of Oasis, Aerosmith, and ex-girlfriend Vanessa Paradis.

In Depp’s testimony during the libel trial, the actor said that music and playing guitar were his way of escaping from his childhood abuse from his mother.

“It was the only peace I found in my life when I was twelve knowing I could escape to music and learn music,” he said.

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