Literally, why is he right here? Johnny Depp made an look throughout Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 4 on Wednesday. During the present, in a clip shared by a fan account, the controversial actor is featured strolling by way of a smoky forest whereas carrying a checkered shirt and lengthy brown coat. In the background, the track, “So Fresh, So Clean,” by OutKast performs as Depp roams the grounds.

His look on the present comes a few week after Rolling Stone confirmed that he could be collaborating in the occasion, although it was unclear on the time what he would do in it. He joined an extended checklist of celebrities who made cameos, together with the likes of Ángela Aguilar, Avani Gregg, Bella Poarch, Cara Delevingne, Damson Idris, Irina Shayk, Joan Smalls, Kornbread, Lara Stone, Lilly Singh, Marsai Martin, and Precious Lee.

Rihanna’s casting of Depp, who was accused by his ex-wife Amber Heard and lately received a defamation go well with in opposition to her, precipitated some anger amongst her followers and followers of the lingerie line. It even led Years & Years’ Olly Alexander to distance himself from the brand after beforehand modeling it.

Alexander first tweeted a tragic face — “:-((((” — whereas reposting a tweet in regards to the Rihanna-Depp information, earlier than replying to a fan who mentioned “you put on [the brand] so nicely,” by writing, “thanks however after this information, I received’t be carrying it anymore.”

The controversy surrounding Depp stems from the headline-making trial involving the actor and his ex-wife Heard earlier this yr. Depp was awarded $10 million in damages after he sued her for defamation following a 2018 Washington Post op-ed the place she accused him of home violence.

The Savage X Fenty present comes throughout a Rihanna comeback after she was booked to be the Super Bowl 57 halftime show headliner, and launched “Lift Me Up,” her first single in six years, which reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100.

As for Depp, this isn’t Depp’s first “no one asked for this” look at a significant occasion. The actor’s face appeared in the helmet of a moon individual floating above the stage on the MTV Video Music Awards in late August. “Guess who?” Depp wrote on Instagram, posting the second to his account. Depp’s face appeared a number of occasions all through the present.

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