Johnny Depp’s former heroine, agent and business manager claims the actor struggled to work with him when drugs and alcohol reportedly shaped his behavior.
First up: Actress Ellen Barkin, who have a romantic or “sexual” relationship With Depp starred in the classic 1998 film “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”, testified that he threw Give her a bottle of wine in their relationship.
Ba Jin, 68, said the actor was arguing with friends in his hotel room when he threw things.she also Reiterates claims made by Depp’s ex-wife Amber Heard He is a “jealous man”.
“Controlling” is Barkin’s description of Depp. “Ask me, ‘Where are you going? Who are you going to meet?'”
Another time, “I had a scratch on my back that used to make him very, very angry because he insisted it was because I had sex with someone who wasn’t him,” she said in testimony, which was given in 2019. Years taped and were jurors for Thursday, Virginia’s trial.
Meanwhile, Depp’s former agent, Tracey Jacobs, said his professional reputation took a hit when he started running late for projects due to drugs and alcohol, which included producing “Pirates of the Caribbean” : Dead people don’t tell stories”.
“The crew doesn’t like to sit for hours for the stars to show up,” Jacobs said. “People talk about … it makes people reluctant to use him.”
His former business manager, Joel Mandel, responded to Jacobs’ allegations, claiming Depp’s spending habits became “worrisome” in 2011 and that he was spending thousands of dollars on prescription drugs.
Here’s what other co-stars have to say about working with Depp:
Depp’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” co-star Eva Green has been publicly supporting the actor on Instagram during his ongoing legal battle.
The 41-year-old French actress said: “I have no doubt that Johnny will show the world with his good name and good heart that life for him and his family will be better than ever.” wrote After Thursday’s blockbuster testimony.
Orlando Bloom tell the BBC Working with Depp in 2003’s “The Curse of the Black Pearl” was his happiest moment.
Bloom, 45, said: “I have to work with one of my heroes, Johnny Depp, to see how he goes about his business, which is really encouraging for me at this stage of my career. people’s hearts.”
He also raved about Depp’s dedication to his craft: “I knew he was going to bring something unique to him, like he’s always done for his character. When I saw it, I Just don’t know what it’s going to be, and it’s amazing.”
Depp and Winona Ryder, 50, co-starred in Tim Burton’s “Edward Scissorhands” in 1990 and got engaged after dating for five months during that time.
“I can only speak from my own experience — it’s nothing like what is said,” Ryder Tell time June 2016 After Hurd’s allegations first made headlines. “He never, never treated me like that. Never abused me. I just knew he was a very nice, loving, caring man who was very, very protective of those he loved.”
The two-time Oscar-nominated and ‘Stranger Things’ star is also Provide witness statements At the 2020 Depp-Heard UK trial: “I understand that it is very important that I speak from my own experience, as I was notably absent during his marriage to Amber,” Ryder wrote. “However, based on my experience, it was very different and I was absolutely shocked, confused and disturbed when I heard the allegations against him.”
Depp’s ‘Pirates’ co-star Kevin McNally have nothing to say About the actor’s interview with LADbible in 2021.
“I’ve never seen any dark side to Johnny,” he said. “I saw a great humanitarian and a beautiful person. I don’t think there’s anything in the way of him coming back to play Jack Sparrow.”
Of course, that’s not going to happen, because Jerry Bruckheimer, 78, the producer of the blockbuster franchise, has Announcing that Depp won’t be backat least “not yet”.
Another “Pirate” alumnus Keira Knightley, told IGN in 2003 The actors could barely complete the scene without laughing.
“He’s amazing. It’s really weird because he’s a Hollywood superstar, but he’s a good guy,” she said. “We’d be in the craft service van and he’d make a cup of tea and we’d chat and giggle and do a scene. He’s really, really, really cute.”
The two-time Oscar nominee continued: “He’s one of the only actors out there who’s willing to take these huge risks, and it’s a risk. He’s capable of playing a role like that, and I think it’s great.”
Angelina Jolie raved about her time working with Depp in 2010’s The Tourist.
“He’s such a good guy. He’s fun, it’s fun hanging out with him,” Jolie, 46, said at the film’s press conference then.
“He’s not just a guy doing these fun [movies]; he was a truly experimental, soulful artist who gave a lot and was very gracious to everyone on set and his fellow actors. He is just a treat. “
Anne Hathaway and Depp co-starred in Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” and “Alice in the Looking Glass”, and the “Les Miserables” Oscar winner praised Depp’s down-to-earth style.
“He has such a mysterious feeling about him that I feel like both his fans and the media have an influence on him,” she said in 2010. “He’s as real as you are. I think what kind of person he would be without that kind of fame happening to him.
“I admire that a lot – not only did it not clear his head, it didn’t change him at all, which I think is remarkable.”
AnnaSophia Robb was nine years old when she started filming with Depp for Tim Burton’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in 2005.
“He’s really, really down to earth and he treats everyone with the same respect,” She said Depp at the time. “He invites you to watch his trailers, talk to you, joke around. Little things that make you feel comfortable, not ‘Oh my gosh, this is Johnny Depp’. Like, ‘Oh my gosh this is Johnny Depp’ , it’s Johnny.'”
Actress Penelope Cruz can’t wait to work with Depp again after joining the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
“I miss working with him over the years because we had a great experience on Blow,” Cruz tells Access Hollywood via digital spy About their 2001 collaboration.
Like Knightley, Cruz said Depp made her giggle.
“Our problem is we can’t stop laughing,” the Oscar winner continued. “It’s really going to be a problem for us sometimes because sometimes we can’t control ourselves. I always say it’s a good problem because in the end, it’s going to reflect [our] figure. “
Brazilian “Pirates of the Caribbean” actress Kaya Scodelario opens up about how Depp helped her into the role.
“We just lay on a green screen and we had to pretend we were going to fall,” she told the evening standard 2017. “I don’t know what I’m going to do, I look at him and as soon as they say ‘action’ he’s totally into it, he doesn’t care if it makes him look silly or weird or weird,” she gushed Say. “It motivated me to let go and get rid of my thoughts.”
Juliette Lewis and Depp starred alongside Leonardo DiCapro in 1993’s “What the Gilbert Grapes Eat.”
“Johnny has a low self-esteem. Is that the right word? He’s too low-self sometimes anyway,” Lewis described the actor to the Los Angeles Times 1993.Webster’s Dictionary Define Phrase As “the act or process of lowering one’s own status, respect, quality or character”.