Ulrika Jonsson has criticized Cannes Film Festival attendees for “slutty” Johnny Depp.
The 55-year-old presenter criticized “Hollywood hypocrites” for supporting Depp, pointing to the seven-minute standing ovation the actor received at the drama’s premiere. his new french antique, Jeanne du Barryin which he portrayed Louis XV.
Cannes marked Depp’s first red carpet appearance since he won a court case for defamation of his ex-wife, Amber Heard. Depp’s decision to open the festival with this year’s film has been controversial due to allegations made against him by his ex-wife Amber Heard during last year’s highly publicized defamation trial.
In her latest column for Sun, Jonsson pointed out that in the defamation case, Heard gave “countless examples of his brutal behavior and made allegations of violent conduct”. Jonsson continued, writing that if that was “not enough” people are now “literally rolling out the red carpet for Depp”.
“He doesn’t even need to show any signs of recovery – they just love Johnny,” she added.
The model and media personality continued, “And here’s the bottom line: Men who behave badly are not only attractive, but also very forgivable.”
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“Society will make us believe that bad boys are out there somewhere. They are reckless, and reckless is sexy,” wrote Jonsson.
She added that, in general, men are still often “slapped on the back” despite allegations of misconduct.
“Simply put, men are judged by a different set of rules than we women,” she continued.
It comes as critics are similarly questioning Depp’s support at Cannes.
In a Voices for independenceKatie Edwards wrote today: “The Cannes Film Festival is the most recent venue for [Depp’s] public worship. It’s not just the public that welcomes him. Industry icons like Dior, Rihanna’s Savage Fenty X, MTV, and now the Cannes Film Festival have all shown their support for Depp by giving him coveted platforms to elevate his already famous reputation.”
Edwards continued: “Depp tries to maintain his ‘sweet Johnny’ persona despite his hateful words as his vulgar, disrespectful and obscene attitude towards women is exposed in the film. trials mean nothing to us – we can accept that they are just jokes because we don’t take misogyny seriously.
Meanwhile, Depp has said that “much” of what’s written about him is “awesome, awfully written novel” while talking about being “ostracized” by Hollywood.
Project by French filmmaker Maiwenn, marked But the pirate of the Caribbean the star’s first major role since he won a highly publicized defamation trial against his ex-wife Amber Heard last year.
At a press conference for the film’s premiere, Depp was asked if he agreed with previous comments that he was “ostracized” by Hollywood, to which the actor replied, “I feel ostracized by Hollywood. Are not? You won’t have a pulse at that time to feel [like]’This is not happening, this is actually just a weird joke – you’ve been sleeping for 35 years!
“Of course, when you’re asked to give up a movie you’re making for something that’s just a bunch of vowels and consonants floating in the air, you feel a bit ostracized.”