Johnny Depp Fan Brings Two Emotional Support Alpacas To Court To Help 'Brighten His Day'
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A legion of fans has been flocking to Fairfax, Virginia to help emotionally support Johnny Depp during his defamation trial against Amber Heard.
Some supporters have come as far as Australia, according to News Corp, and they've been packing the courtroom every day that the actor has been testifying against his ex-wife.
However, one fan has gone the extra mile by bringing two support alpacas for the 58-year-old.
The fan, who was identified as Andrea Diaz by The Washington Post, stood outside the courtroom with the two furry animals.
She said: “I thought the alpacas might brighten his day.”
At the courthouse: Justice For Johnny alpaca.— Cathy Russon (@cathyrusson) April 18, 2022
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However, she admitted Depp may not actually see Dolce and Inti because he enters and exits the courthouse through a gated black entrance each day.
Despite that, she said she figured she ‘would just give it a shot’.
According to The Washington Post, Diaz started a business during the pandemic to bring alpacas to kids to raise their spirits, hoping she could do the same for the Pirates of the Caribbean actor.
The support of the alpacas was seemingly in reference to a comment made earlier in the trial, in which Depp was asked by Heard’s lawyer J. Benjamin Rottenborn about returning to the role of Captain Jack Sparrow.
Rottenborn asked: “The fact is, Mr. Depp, if Disney came to you with $300 million and a million alpacas, nothing on this earth would get you to go back and work with Disney on a Pirates of the Caribbean film? Correct?”
Depp replied: “That is true, Mr. Rottenborn.”
But I mean, if those two alpacas were included in the deal he’d struggle to say no.
Speaking to Law&Crime Network, Diaz said: “I hope he gets justice, whatever the judge sees fit.”
Dolce was even pictured outside the courtroom with a sign around his neck reading ‘justice for Johnnie’.
The court trial has raged on for two weeks now, with the actor suing his ex-wife over a 2018 article written in The Washington Post, where she claimed to have been a victim of domestic and sexual abuse.
However, Depp wrapped up his testimony against Heard claiming he instead had been the victim of physical assault by his former partner.
Depp’s lawyer, Camille Vasquez concluded her questions to Depp on Monday (April 26) by asking: “What did you say in response when Ms Heard said ‘tell the world, Johnny, tell them I Johnny Depp, a man, am a victim too of domestic violence?’”
Depp replied: “I said yes, I am.”
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