Johnny Depp made a shock look on the MTV’s Video Music Awards stage Sunday evening, about two months after successful a defamation case towards his ex-wife Amber Heard.
“I simply need you guys to know that I’m obtainable for birthdays, Bar Mitzvahs, weddings, wakes — any outdated factor you want,” Depp mentioned, his face showing on the face of the VMA’s iconic Moonman hovering above the stage.
In one other business break, Depp mentioned, “I wanted the work.”
A Fairfax County Circuit Court docket jury awarded Depp $15 million in damages after discovering Heard had defamed him in a 2018 Washington Put up op-ed about sexual violence. Heard gained $2 million in her countersuit.
Depp left the courthouse to carry out a live performance in England whereas the jury deliberated, and wasn’t within the room when the decision was learn.
Depp shared the clip from MTV’s award present on Instagram with the caption “guess who?”
Depp claimed that Heard’s accusations towards him “had a seismic affect” on his Hollywood profession, in line with a assertion from the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star after the ruling.
“Six years later, the jury gave me my life again. I’m really humbled,” Depp mentioned of the decision.
Heard maintains that her op-ed, which didn’t identify Depp, didn’t defame him — and her authorized staff has appealed the choice.
“I’m heartbroken that the mountain of proof nonetheless was not sufficient to face as much as the disproportionate energy, affect, and sway of my ex-husband,” Heard mentioned after the decision.