“Schitt’s Creek” star Emily Hampshire is apologizing after dressing as Johnny Depp for Halloween alongside a pal who dressed as Amber Heard.
Hampshire, who performed Stevie Budd on “Schitt’s Creek,” posted an apology to Instagram Wednesday, Nov. 1, saying she was “deeply sorry and ashamed.”
“I need to deal with what is among the most inconsiderate, insensitive, and ignorant issues I’ve ever executed. For Halloween, I stupidly thought it will be humorous to decorate as Johnny Depp and Amber Heard,” she wrote. “I’m deeply sorry and ashamed for placing one thing that terrible out within the universe.
“Home abuse isn’t, ever humorous. These are actual points with actual individuals and I REALLY remorse my actions.”
She concluded that going ahead she “will do higher.”
Depp and Heard have been married from 2015-2016. One week after submitting for divorce, Heard filed for a restraining order on grounds of home abuse. Depp denied the allegations. A decide dismissed the abuse prices as they reached a divorce settlement.
In 2022, Heard confronted Depp in courtroom after he introduced a high-profile defamation case towards her for an op-ed she wrote within the Washington Publish the place she referenced being a sufferer of home abuse, although she didn’t title Depp.
As each Depp and Heard testified about their experiences on the trial, Heard grew to become the goal of on-line vitriol.
The jury discovered Heard responsible of defamation and awarded Depp greater than $10 million in damages.
Initially, Heard appealed the choice however in December 2022, the 2 exes settled outdoors of courtroom. Heard agreed to pay $1 million in damages to the “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor, which his authorized crew stated he deliberate to donate to charities.
“It’s vital for me to say that I by no means selected this. I defended my fact and in doing so my life as I knew it was destroyed. The vilification I’ve confronted on social media is an amplified model of the methods wherein ladies are re-victimised after they come ahead,” Heard wrote on the time.
“I’ve made no admission. This isn’t an act of concession. There aren’t any restrictions or gags with respect to my voice transferring ahead,” she added.
Depp’s attorneys issued an announcement on the time saying they have been “happy to formally shut the door on this painful chapter” for his or her shopper.
“This was by no means in regards to the cash,” the assertion continued. “The jury’s unanimous resolution and the judgment in his favor towards Ms. Heard stay absolutely in place, and the cost of $1M reinforces her acknowledgment of the authorized system’s rigorous pursuit for justice.”