Petition To Remove Amber Heard From ‘Aquaman 2’ Reaches 1.1 Million Signatures
After Johnny Depp’s claims exposed Amber Heard as a domestic abuser, Depp’s fans have signed a petition to remove the actress from ‘Aquaman 2’.
- Johnny Depp lost a $50 million libel lawsuit against The Sun tabloid.
- Following the lawsuit, Warner Bros. insisted that Depp resign from Fantastic Beasts 3.
- Since his resignation, the studio and Amber Heard have faced huge backlash with over 1.1 million people signing a petition to remove Heard from ‘Aquaman 2’.
Johnny Depp has been forced to resign from Fantastic Beasts 3 after losing a libel lawsuit.
The actor claimed that his ex-wife Amber Heard had domestically abused him throughout their marriage. In the petition on change.org, the organizers explain that ‘in his $50 million lawsuit, Johnny Depp describes many incidents of domestic abuse that he suffered at the hands of his (then) wife Amber Heard, including one incident where she punched him twice in the face and another where she shattered his finger with a vodka bottle, and his finger had to be surgically reattached.’ After losing the lawsuit, the star was asked to resign from Fantastic Beasts 3 and now, Warner Bros and Amber Heard are facing backlash from his millions of fans.
So far, the petition has received over 1.1 million signatures.
Johnny Depp’s fans are doing everything they can to ensure that the star is treated justly and that Amber Heard does not get away with domestic abuse. Over 1.1 million people have signed the petition to “Remove Amber Heard from Aquaman 2”. The organizers further note that in 2009, Amber Heard had been arrested for domestically abusing a former partner, Tasya Van Ree. Thus, they note that the actress has demonstrated a repeated pattern of abuse which Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment should not promote. In other words, they should remove Amber Heard from Aquaman 2.
Amber Heard claims that she is not worried about the #JusticeForJohnnyDepp movement.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Heard commented on the petition and the social media hashtag, saying that it will make no difference. “Paid rumors and paid campaigns on social media don’t dictate [casting decisions] because they have no basis in reality. Only the fans actually made Aquaman and Aquaman 2 happen. I’m excited to get started next year,” claimed Amber Heard.
The petition can be signed here.