Johnny Depp Apologizes for Donald Trump Assassination Joke

Johnny Depp has released an reparation for a argumentative criticism about President Donald Trump, asking, “When was a final time an actor assassinated a president?”

“It did not come out as intended, and we dictated no malice. we was usually perplexing to amuse, not to mistreat anyone,” a actor pronounced in a matter to People on Friday.

Depp’s joke, in anxiety to a assassination of Abraham Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth in 1865, was done during an coming during a Glastonbury Festival. “I wish to qualify, we am not an actor. we distortion for a living,” he combined during a U.K. song festival. “However, it has been a while and maybe it is time.”

Shortly after news pennyless of Depp’s comments, a White House released a matter strongly condemning a fun and job on others in Hollywood to pronounce out.

“President Trump has cursed assault in all forms and it’s unhappy that others like Johnny Depp have not followed his lead,” a matter read. “I wish that some of Mr. Depp’s colleagues will pronounce out opposite this form of tongue as strongly as they would if his comments were destined to a Democrat inaugurated official.”

Depp is usually a latest luminary to find himself in prohibited H2O over aroused explanation directed during Trump. Late final month, Kathy Griffin acted for a print fire in that she hold adult a bloody column conduct that resembled Trump. The comedian has also apologized, and was forsaken from her co-hosting gig during CNN’s New Year’s Eve show.

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