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Johnny Depp's Fans Slam Disney Over Poorly Timed 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' Promo, Bombard Comments With #JusticeForJohnny

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May. 13 2022, Published 3:59 p.m. ET

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Disney is facing the wrath of Johnny Depp's loyal fans after the company posted a poorly-timed clip that promoted the Pirates of the Caribbean ride. The company famously dropped the 58-year-old star of the hit franchise after his ex-wife, Amber Heard, wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post claiming she was a domestic abuse suvivor.

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Walt Disney World seemed to forget how hell-bent his fans are about boycotting the future movies and anything that's Pirates adjacent after Depp's firing.

Days before his $50 million defamation trial against Heard continues, the Orlando-based theme park decided to share a "shameless" promotion of the ride sans Captain Jack Sparrow.

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Posting an animated video of the water ride, Disney captioned the clip, "Aye, matey! Climb aboard this classic during the 50th Anniversary celebration. Yer pirate name = Captain + sea + yer fave animal. Drop yers below!"

Johnny's die-hards — nicknamed Deppheads — weren't here for the theme park's games and let their thoughts be known in the comment section.

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"Without Johnny Depp we’re not climbing aboard," one person responded. "Captain Innocent Before Proven Guilty," wrote another, referencing Depp's iconic character.

"Nah not interested if you dismiss Johnny depp," added a third.

Others demanded Disney issue an apology for the blunder and for firing Depp.

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"You guys have some nerve promoting this after how you dismissed Johnny. Publicly apologize, and offer him his job back, then we can talk," a fan commented on the video.

"A bit disappointed to see this promo after what happen to Johnny Depp," stated someone else. Many simply responded with the hashtag #justiceforjohnny.

As Radar reported, Depp and Heard have been facing off in court for weeks. The actor took the stand first and claimed that his ex-wife's "false" accusations got him axed from Pirates 6, costing him to lose out on millions.

Depp has denied abusing Heard, instead, alleging that she was the violent one in their relationship.

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The jury was shown gruesome photos of his bloody finger that he said was severed when Heard threw a vodka bottle at him. She told a different story.

Heard claimed Depp severed his finger during a drunken rage. She testified that he got violent on numerous occasions, including during a 2015 trip to Tokyo, Japan.

The trial will resume on Monday after a weeklong recess. Heard will take the stand again to be cross-examined by Depp's legal team.

Radaronline has reached out to Walt Disney World for comment.

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