There’s no denying that Johnny Depp has fallen on arduous occasions, however evaluating him to the disgraced Harvey Weinstein appears like kicking a person when he’s already down. The 57 year-old actor could have been dropped from the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, come out on the dropping finish of his libel trial towards a British tabloid that ran a headline calling him a wife-beater and was then compelled to resign as Unbelievable Beasts three‘s Grindelwald, however placing him in the identical boat as Weinstein is a little bit harsh.
The Miramax founder and blacklisted Hollywood mogul is at present serving 23 years in jail after being charged with two felonies when over 80 ladies got here ahead with allegations of sexual and emotional abuse spanning many years, and even earlier than then he’d constructed up a repute as an intimidating bully who wasn’t above utilizing underhanded ways to get forward.
On paper the 2 couldn’t be extra totally different, however former federal prosecutor Neama Rahmani made the comparability in a current interview the place she declared that the prognosis for Depp’s profession isn’t trying good.
“I predict his profession could by no means get well. Disney has misplaced curiosity in Depp for its Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, and I can’t think about every other main studio desirous to work with him. He’s going to be the following Harvey Weinstein.”
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Johnny Depp could have misplaced his most up-to-date court docket case, however he’s acquired lots extra authorized battles on the horizon reverse ex-wife Amber Heard, and historical past has proven that no one’s profession is ever really over in a spot like Hollywood the place there’s all the time a brand new scandal lurking simply across the nook. Nevertheless, it does appear unlikely that the three-time Academy Award nominee will be capable of come wherever near recapturing his lofty standing on the prime finish of the Hollywood A-list.