Amber Heard petition to be dropped from ‘Aquaman 2’ passes 2M

Incensed Johnny Depp followers can’t wait to cancel Amber Heard: A petition calling for the actress to be dropped from “Aquaman 2” has reached over 2 million signatures amid the actor’s ongoing defamation swimsuit.

“Do the suitable issue. Take away Amber Heard from Aquaman 2,” implored creator Jeanne Larson throughout the description of the Change.org petition, which was created in 2020. The advertising marketing campaign’s purpose is 3 million signatures, upon which followers hope that Heard will be prevented from reprising her perform as Princess Mera throughout the James Wan-directed superhero sequel, which wrapped taking photos in January.

The Publish has reached out to Heard’s reps and Warner Bros. for comment.

The Depp supporter said that she began the advertising marketing campaign because of she believes allegations that Heard, 36, had “been uncovered as a house abuser” by the 58-year-old “Pirates of the Caribbean” star. Larson said she didn’t want her alleged conduct “glamorized” on digital digital camera.

She went on to name the purported “many examples of house abuse” harking back to when Heard allegedly punched her then-hubby within the face. She moreover referenced the alleged incident the place the “Aquaman” actress severed Depp’s fingertip by throwing a vodka bottle at him.

The petition surpassed 2 million signatures.
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Amber Heard as Mera in 2018's "Aquaman."
Amber Heard as Mera in 2018’s “Aquaman.”
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Amber Heard has spent over a week in court in Fairfax, Virginia for the defamation case.
Heard has spent over each week in courtroom in Fairfax, Virginia, for the defamation case.
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“In regards to the incident all through which she shattered the bones in Johnny Depp’s finger and nearly severed it, inflicting Depp to require surgical process to reattach and restore it,” Larson wrote of the allegations. “He’ll bear the scar from that for the rest of his life.”

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“Males are victims of house abuse, equivalent to women. This must be acknowledged, and movement must be taken to cease a acknowledged abuser from being celebrated contained in the leisure commerce,” she claimed.

Followers moreover undoubtedly view the petition as reparations for Depp being dropped by Disney in his perform as Captain Jack Sparrow throughout the fifth “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie after Heard accused him of abuse. On Wednesday, a former agent for Depp testified that the emotional trauma of Heard’s abuse allegations had value him the film franchise.

Within the meantime, Heard had initially dismissed the petition as a paper tiger.

Heard co-stars in the movie with Jason Momoa.
Heard co-stars throughout the movie with Jason Momoa.
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Amber Heard has previously addressed the petition.
Heard has beforehand addressed the petition.
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“Paid rumors and paid campaigns on social media don’t dictate [casting decisions] because of they haven’t any basis really,” the thespian scoffed in a press launch. “Solely the followers actually made ‘Aquaman’ and ‘Aquaman 2’ happen. I’m excited to get started subsequent 12 months.”

As of however, Heard stays to be scheduled to seem within the DC flick, which is slated for a March 2023 launch.

The data comes as she and Depp — who’ve been married from 2015 to 2017 — are embroiled in an ongoing courtroom battle to seek out out if Depp was defamed by Heard’s 2018 Washington Publish essay whereby she accused Depp of abuse.

Depp, who has vehemently denied the allegations, is looking for not less than $50 million in compensation. He’s moreover after $350,000 in punitive damages, along with attorneys’ costs and courtroom costs.

Within the meantime, Heard’s attorneys are searching for $100 million from Depp for abuse and completely different damages. They’ve accused Depp of bodily and sexually assaulting Heard whereas abusing remedy and alcohol, and declare that his licensed workforce falsely accused her of fabricating the claims of abuse.

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