- Courtney Love shared and deleted a post about her personal history with Johnny Depp.
- In the since-deleted post, she said he saved her from an overdose in 1995, People reported.
- Love posted an apparent follow-up on Saturday, saying she wanted to “show neutral support.”
Courtney Love posted and deleted a video of Johnny Depp saving her from an overdose in 1995, in which she also appeared to suggest that Depp’s ex-wife Amber Heard was using a ‘movement’ for her ‘personal gain’ at the amid the continued defamation of the former couple. lawsuit, People reported.
The Hole actress and singer posted what appeared to be a follow-up post Saturday on Instagram. Although she didn’t name Depp or Heard in the new post, she expressed regret for pledging to “express her thoughts online.”
“I want to show neutral support for a friend,” Love wrote in the post, which was accompanied by a video of her walking her dog. “I don’t want to bully. I’ve been bullied enough. I didn’t want to express my own biases/internalized misogyny.”
“I want nothing to do with contributing more bullying online to someone who endures bullying like no one has ever been online. Ever,” she continued, seemingly referencing to Heard, which was heavily criticized online.
Depp and Heard are currently engaged in an ongoing lawsuit, which took place after Depp filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit against Heard in 2019, claiming an op-ed she wrote about domestic violence had “devastated” his career, although he didn’t name it in it, Insider previously reported. He also said Heard abused him.
In response, Heard accused Depp of abusing her during their relationship. She filed a $100 million countersuit in August 2020, and the trial began in Virginia in April.
Love shared her previous story with Depp in a since-deleted post
In her since-deleted post, Love said Depp gave her CPR in 1995 when she “overdosed outside the Viper Room,” according to People.
Love also said that Depp wrote his daughter Frances Bean Cobain a letter for her 13th birthday, at a time when Love was “on crack” and his daughter “had to suffer with all these social workers,” People reported. Love reportedly said Depp “sent limos” to his daughter’s school to transport her and her friends to see the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies.
She also commented on Heard’s involvement in the lawsuit, insinuating that Heard was playing in the #MeToo movement for his own benefit.
“I was the most hated woman in America, and I have a lot of empathy for how that must feel for Amber,” she said in the since-deleted video, according to The Cut. “But if you’re using a movement for your own personal gain and inhabiting queer, feminist and intersectional spaces and abusing this moment, then hopefully justice will be served – no matter what.”
In the follow-up post on Saturday, Love said she “definitely [doesn’t] always do the right thing,” and said she was “wrong.”
“The only major takeaway from what was posted is that I said we should all stop fooling around with shadenfraud,” she wrote.
“If I hurt anyone, please accept my apologies,” Love said.