Rising to fame in 1987, Johnny Depp has blessed our screens over the last few decades and has certainly made his mark in the acting world as he's progressed throughout his career.
He's best known for his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in and Edward in the 1990s film .
However, rather than starring in a big movie, it was actually a popular television series that launched Johnny to stardom. The series was a TV police series that saw Depp play the role of a very young Officer Tom Hanson.
However, it hasn't always been an easy ride for the actor. He has he's faced regarding previous bouts of depression, as well as financial struggles that he once faced during a more difficult period of his life.
More recently he has found himself in an intense battle against his ex-wife, who's made several serious claims against him.
Johnny and Amber have been fighting a turbulent battle in court, with Johnny suing for defamation against an op-ed she published in the four years ago. The two both made claims of domestic violence, however, the jury seemed to lean in Johnny's favor, painting Amber in a less favorable light.
During the trial, many Johnny Depp fans have shown their support in weird and wonderful ways. Whilst some fans made viral memes that were shared around the internet like crazy, some went even further and in a response to a claim he made about never returning to
Many fans also seemed to 'ship' Johnny and his lawyer, Camille Vasquez. Memes of the pair have flooded the internet, with many even questioning if they could be dating.
However, others have to get inside Amber Heard's head. Body language expert Judi James has even suggested that the pair's charismatic interactions could be an attempt to boost his likeability.
The final verdict of the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial was decided earlier this month and found Heard guilty of defaming Johnny on all three counts. He has been rewarded $10 million dollars for compensatory damages and $5 million dollars in punitive damages.
After watching over six weeks of court time with eagle eyes, the internet seemed thrilled by the final verdict. However, there were also some Amber Heard fans that felt that the final verdict was unfair, and claimed it could be damaging to other women.
Earlier this week on Monday, just days after the final verdict was announced, , gaining an eye-watering 10 million followers in less than 24 hours of his first post. The 58-year-old shared a grateful message to all his fans via the popular video-sharing platform, captioning the montage clips from the trial with the following statement:
"To all of my most treasured, loyal and unwavering supporters. We’ve been everywhere together, we have seen everything together. We have walked the same road together. We did the right thing together, all because you cared. And now, we will all move forward together. You are, as always, my employers and once again I am whittled down to no way to say thank you, other than just by saying thank you. So, thank you. My love & respect, JD"
Of course, fans seemed thrilled by Johnny's message on the platform, . However, not everyone was so enthralled by the actor's message of gratitude on TikTok, and you may not have a hard time guessing who it was.
In a bleaker response to the final verdict, Amber Heard echoed a . In her statement, Heard claims that after the verdict 'women's rights are moving backward' and that the message to victims of domestic violence is 'to be afraid to stand up and speak out'.
However, a large swathe of the internet took no time to voice their opinion, making it clear that the claims made in Heard's statement were not the reality. It seems that Heard is definitely not happy with the outcome of the trial.
Since Johnny Depp posted his first TikTok for fans, many have also been clamoring to know . Camille made it clear that the #MeToo movement was not ignored so that the verdict would land in Johnny's favor, as well as stating that it was 'Amber Heard's own words that helped the jury to reach its verdict'.
In fact, Camille Vasquez did such a good job on Johnny Depp's trial that she has been given a promotion by, the law firm that she works for. While she is surely pleased by the verdict of the trial, a promotion at the end of it all really seems like the cherry on top of the cake.