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Johnny Depp Fans Launch Online Petition Demanding He Return For Fantastic Beasts 3


02:05 11 Nov 2020

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Johnny Depp fans launch online petition

Johnny Depp fans have launched an online petition demanding he return for Fantastic Beasts 3.

He was asked to resign from his role as Grindelwald after he lost his libel case against The Sun newspaper.


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Thousands of loyal fans are threatening to boycott the movie if Depp isn't in it.

The petition's description reads, 'Johnny Depp was asked by Warner Bros to resign and leave his role of Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts 3 movie.'

The description continues, 'This happened because of the verdict of his case with "The Sun" tabloid that was completely unfair.'

'We want him back! Warner Bros should listen to the public or we will boycott the movie!!!'

At the time of writing, 150,553 people have signed the online petition.

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Johnny's statement

This comes just days after Depp announced his resignation from the role on social media.

In a statement, he said, 'In light of recent events, I would like to make the following short statement.'

'Firstly, I'd like to thank everyone who gifted me their support and loyalty.'

He continued, 'Secondly, I wish to let you know that I have been asked to resign by Warner Bros. from my role as Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts and I have respected and agreed to that request.'

'Finally, I wish to say this. The surreal judgement of the court in the UK will not change my fight to tell the truth and I confirm that I plan to appeal.'

'My resolve remains strong and I intend to prove that the allegations against me are false.'

'My life and career will not be defined by this moment in time,' Depp's statement concluded.


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To find out more about Depp's libel case, go here.

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