Johnny Depp has donated $1 million to five different charities after receiving settlement money from Amber Heard.
a source close to Pirates of the Caribbean the actor told Greetings! That payment will be split equally between the Make-a-Film Foundation, The Painted Turtles, Red Feather, the Tetiaroa Society and the Amazon Fund Alliance, each receiving $200,000.
The Make-A-Film Foundation grants film wishes to children and teens who have a serious or life-threatening medical condition, helping them create short film legacies by collaborating with renowned actors, writers, and directors. The Painted Turtle in Santa Monica provides a year-round, life-changing environment and authentic camp experience for children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses.
Red Feather is a development group that provides housing support for Native American communities, while the Tetiaroa Society aims to ensure island and coastal communities have “a future as prosperous as their past”. The Amazonia Fund Alliance is an international fundraising program for projects of conservation, reforestation and assistance to indigenous tribes in the Amazon rainforest.
Amber’s $1 million payout comes six months after she decided to settle out of court over the infamous defamation lawsuit that was already underway in 2022. He tried to appeal against the earlier decision of the court; A seven-person jury found that she defamed Johnny in her Washington Post op-ed about domestic violence, and she was later awarded more than $10 million in damages.
In her statement, Amber detailed the difficult circumstances she faced due to the trial and the response to it, after having to deal with the “very difficult decision”.
He wrote, “It is important for me to say that I never chose this.” The way women are victimized again when they come forward.”
She said: “I now finally have the opportunity to free myself from what I attempted to give up six years ago and on terms I can agree to,” explaining: “I have not made any admission. There is no act of concession. There are no restrictions or gags regarding my voice moving forward.”
She will return to the public later this month with her new film Into the Fire, her first film since Zack Snyder. Justice League In 2021, it will premiere at the Taormina Film Festival in Sicily. The flick is a “supernatural thriller” set in 1899 Colombia, and Heard plays an American psychiatrist who arrives to psychoanalyze an emotionally troubled young boy – who the locals believe is his father. Haunted by forces other than the devil.
The synopsis reads, “When the woman tries to psychoanalyze the child, nefarious events ensue and her “cure” becomes a race to save the little boy from the wrath of his fellow citizens, and perhaps even from herself. “
Amber, who has around 50 films to her credit, also has another film in post-production: aquaman and the lost kingdomIn which she reprises her role as Mira alongside stars such as Jason Momoa, Nicole Kidman and Ben Affleck.
The big budget DC comic sequel is all set to hit the theaters this December. Meanwhile, Johnny premiered his most recent film at the Cannes Film Festival, and is on tour with his band, Hollywood Vampires.
On June 9, he celebrated his milestone 60th birthday, and that night he took a break from the band’s show to dedicate David Bowie’s song ‘Heroes’ to his late friend Jeff Beck. In a fan video shared on Twitter, the actor said: “I must dedicate this song to one of all our heroes,” before taking an emotional pause and adding: “Mr. Jeff Beck.”