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Schitt’s Creek star Emily Hampshire was criticized for mocking Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s infamous lawsuit on Halloween.
The 37-year-old Pineapple Express star’s allegations appeared in recently released documents from Amber’s therapist, Dr. Dawn Hughes, which were used as part of last year’s high-profile defamation case between the actress and her ex-husband Johnny Depp.
After poking fun at Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s infamous lawsuit by dressing up at the ex-couple’s house on Halloween, Schitts Creek star was served a mega-pint of slack.
For those who don’t know, Depp filed a defamation lawsuit after Heard described himself as a “public figure” for domestic violence in a 2018 op-ed. The Washington Post.
Although the actress did not mention her ex-husband by name in the essay, a Virginia jury ultimately ruled in the actress’ favor. pirates of the Caribbean star after a grueling six weeks of testimonials in early 2022.
Amid the allegations made during the course of the trial was Heard’s graphic retelling of the time Depp allegedly sexually assaulted her with a wine bottle, while Depp claimed Heard was the one who insulted him and claimed she was the top had his finger cut off by throwing a bottle of vodka at him.
The Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory actor also claimed that Heard pooped on his side of the bed and later blamed it on their dogs.
A now-deleted series of photos shows Hampshire – who starred as Stevie in all six seasons Schitts Creek – dressed as Depp. No, not Jack Sparrow Depp. But courtroom, sleek ponytail in a nice suit Depp.
Meanwhile, a friend of hers dressed up as the courtroom version of Heard and put on her saddest face – a face for which the actress was often ridiculed on social media during the highly publicized trial.
In each photo, the duo carried a fake poop – a clear nod to Depp’s grotesque accusation against his ex-wife.
At one point, Hampshire even held a wine bottle. However, it is unclear whether that was a reference to Heard’s accusation of assault or to the viral meme during Depp’s interrogation, in which Heard’s lawyer asked if he poured himself a “mega pint of red wine.”
Whatever it was, social media users were not happy.
“Emily Hampshire is disgusting for Halloween,” one person wrote on
A third person said: ‘It really is a special kind of depravity to keep the costumes going a year and a half later. @emilyhampshire clearly felt the need to take on this task.”
Someone else fumed: “I understand you’re upset because you’ve been in the industry most of your life and people still don’t know who you are, but doing this is insensitive, bulls** because you admire a man who wanted to fuck his wife’s corpse won’t win you an Oscar.
This article originally appeared in Decider and is reprinted with permission
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