Home | ENTERTAINMENT | Johnny Deep talks about Trump assassination

Johnny Deep talks about Trump assassination

Johnny Deep talks about Trump

Johnny Deep talks about Trump

Can you bring Trump here he asked the audience, as he introduced a screening of his film The Libertine.

After receiving jeers from the crowd, he added: "You misunderstand completely. When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?" "I want to clarify," he added, "I'm not an actor. I lie for a living [but] it's been a while. Maybe it's about time." The star acknowledged that his comments - which may have been a reference to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln by actor John Wilkes Booth in 1865 - would prove controversial. "By the way, this is going to be in the press and it'll be horrible," he said. "It's just a question, I'm not insinuating anything." He is not the first US celebrity to allude to killing the president. At a rally in Washington DC, Madonna said she thought "an awful lot about blowing up the White House" and the US rapper Snoop Dogg shot a toy gun at a Donald Trump character in a music video. But on social media, some have criticised Depp's comments - which come days after a gunman shot and injured Republican congressman and four others in Virginia in the US. "Casual Johnny Depp: 'When was the last time an actor assassinated a President?' GOP reps targeted & shot days ago," tweeted one user, Chet Cannon, referring to the incident.

comments powered by Disqus