Johnny Depp earned a standing ovation during his performance at the Jeff Beck concert at the Royal Albert Hall on Monday (May 30).
The actor, who is currently involved in a high-profile legal battle with ex-wife Amber Heard, thanked fans for their support, a day after performing alongside Beck. at his concert in Sheffield.
At the time, it was speculated that Depp would also join Beck for his London concerts, while the jury is set to resume deliberation in Depp’s multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Heard.
Depp is suing the actress Aquaman for $50 million for allegedly implying that he abused her in an op-ed on the Washington Post 2018 on her survival of domestic violence.
Although Depp is not named in the op-ed, he claims it hurt his ability to land the Hollywood roles he used to do.
Heard is countersuing for $100 million, accusing Depp of orchestrating a “smear campaign” against her and describing his lawsuit as a continuation of “abuse and harassment.”
Beck brought Depp, who began his career as a musician, onstage at the prestigious London venue, saying: “He knocked on my dressing room door about five years ago and we haven’t stopped laughing ever since.”
Beck he also told the crowd that Depp’s appearances on his UK tour had been kept secret for “obvious reasons”, possibly referring to the trial that began on April 11 in Virginia in Fairfax County District Court.
Attendees reported being “shocked” to see Depp at Beck’s show in London on Monday, with one person telling Press Association: “My better half took me to this concert just to see Jeff Beck, I had no idea that Johnny would play.”
“Johnny Depp shone,” he continued, adding: “I will die happy [ahora que] I was in the same room as him.”
Lawyers for Depp and Heard presented closing arguments in the high-profile civil lawsuit, which was streamed live on YouTube, on Friday (May 27).
The jury was asked to sit back, deliberate and reach a verdict on whether or not, on the balance of probability, Heard defamed Depp in the article. post on which the case is based.
After receiving permission for the US Memorial Day weekend celebrations, the jury resumed deliberation on Tuesday (May 31).