Helena Bonham Carter articulates a culture of abandonment and how it has affected her industry peers. She raised her voice after Sweeney Todd’s co-star and boyfriend Johnny Depp won a defamation lawsuit against her ex-wife Amber Heard.
Helena and Johnny have worked together in the past on films such as Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and Alice in Wonderland. Both actors are friends and frequent collaborators of filmmaker Tim Burton. In an interview with The Sunday Times Magazine, when asked if Johnny Depp could make a comeback in Hollywood following domestic violence allegations, she said: I think he’s fine now. he’s totally fine ”
Helena also added her opinion on abortion culture, saying, “Are you banning a genius because of his sexual practices? If you look carefully enough at their private lives, millions of people You’ll be disqualified.You can’t ban people.I hate the culture of abandonment. It’s pretty hysterical, it’s like a witch hunt, it’s a lack of understanding,” she said. The actor pointed to Johnny Depp’s high-profile defamation lawsuit. The lawsuit came against his ex-wife Amber Heard earlier this year, when the “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor sued the Aquaman star and accused her of accusing him of a domestic comment in 2018. claimed to have Slander violence published by The Washington Post. Johnny Depp said he was awarded over $10 million in damages, but Amber Heard won one of his defamation counterclaims and was awarded $2 million. Asked if the incident was an example of “a pendulum pendulum from #MeToo,” Helena said Amber Heard was trying to “hope on the bandwagon” and become “its quintessential child.”