Johnny Depp’s announcement that worried his fans: ‘It’s gotten worse instead of better’

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Johnny Depp announced it on his Instagram account broke his ankle and that, as a result, he will cancel his shows in the United States with his rock band Hollywood vampires.

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The 59-year-old actor has returned from the Cannes Film Festival, which he attended to present his latest film, and his foot has worsened.

“My dear friends. I’m sorry to tell you that I broke my ankle. It’s a bummer! It started out as a small break, but somewhere between Cannes and the Royal Albert Hall got worse instead of better”, begins the statement he made in the stories.

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The message Depp shared on his Instagram.

The message Depp shared on his Instagram.

He continues: “Several medical professionals have strongly advised me to avoid any activity for the time being and unfortunately I cannot travel.”

Depp and his crew canceled shows in New Hampshire, Boston and New York and apologized to fans who had bought tickets.

The reactions

As expected, many of his fans have expressed their concern on social networks.

“You know how much Jeff Beck means to Johnny Depp when Johnny performed at his tribute concert with a broken ankle because he needed to honor and say goodbye to Jeff. I know, for his fans he wished he didn’t have to reschedule Hollywood’s Vampires I’m on tour, but his health is the priority,” one person tweeted.

Another, along the same lines, expressed: “I hope you rest and recover as soon as possible.”

Your stay in Cannes

Depp headlined the opening of the 2023 Cannes Film Festival. The actor sealed his triumphant return to the screens by receiving a seven-minute standing ovation at the presentation Jeanne-du-Barrythe movie he’s in Louis XV.

The actor stars in the opening film that opened the French festival.  Photo: EFE

The actor stars in the opening film that opened the French festival. Photo: EFE

the movie of Maiwenn opened the ‘world of cinema’ which concluded on the French coast on Saturday. The focus of the opening wasn’t on the film’s direction or story: it focused, of course, on Depp.

The actor was very moved to hear the applause that bestowed on him, he greeted his fans from a balcony and spent several minutes taking pictures among dozens of followers who approached him on the red carpet.

Depp and Maiwenn on the Cannes carpet.  Photo: AFP

Depp and Maiwenn on the Cannes carpet. Photo: AFP

Maiwenndirector and star of the film, said: “It was a difficult production to finance and I want to share this moment with my entire team.”

Jeanne du Barry is the first film Depp has worked on after living through a hectic 2022. Recall that last year the actor and his ex-wife Amber heard They starred in a fierce trial that exceeded the limits of the media.

According to specialized media such as Variety, the French director summoned Depp at the end of the trial.

Hollywood vampires

Hollywood Vampires is a rock band founded in 2015 by the singer Alice CooperDepp and guitarist Joe Perri to pay homage to the stars who died in the seventies. The American guitarist is also part of the band tommy henriksen.

Johnny Depp plays guitar at a show in Helsinki, Finland.  Photo: REUTERS

Johnny Depp plays guitar at a show in Helsinki, Finland. Photo: REUTERS

They only have two studio albums so far, Hollywood Vampires (205) and Rise (2019). The first involved the participation of Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Joe Walsh AND Christopher Leeamong others.

In the band, Depp plays guitar, keyboards and backing vocals.

Source: Clarin

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