- Johnny Depp made a surprise second appearance at a Jeff Beck concert in the UK on Monday.
- The actor appeared on stage alongside Beck at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
- Depp is currently awaiting the verdict of the defamation case with his ex-wife Amber Heard.
Johnny Depp appeared on stage alongside musician Jeff Beck for the second consecutive night in the UK, just days after closing oral arguments in his libel trial with ex-wife Amber Heard.
Footage of the concert widely circulating on social media shows Depp on stage at London’s Royal Albert Hall with his guitar singing alongside Beck. According to Sky News, the pair performed their 2020 collaboration “Isolation”, a cover of the John Lennon song released in 1970.
“He came knocking on my dressing room door about five years ago, and we haven’t stopped laughing since,” Beck said on stage in a video, Sky News reported. “We kept quiet because…obvious reasons…he’s here.
This is Depp’s second appearance on stage alongside Beck. On Sunday, Depp surprised fans at a Jeff Beck concert in Sheffield, England.
As Insider previously reported, video footage taken at the event shows the pair performing a cover of Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” as well as Jimi Hendrix’s “Little Wing.” They also performed Depp’s unreleased song “This is a Song for Ms. Hedy Lamarr”.
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These stage appearances come just days after attorneys representing Depp and Heard presented their closing arguments in the couple’s ongoing defamation lawsuit.
Johnny Depp first filed a lawsuit against Heard in March 2019, accusing her of defaming him in a 2018 Washington Post op-ed in which she described herself as a victim of domestic violence. Depp alleged that in reality, Heard instead physically and verbally attacked him throughout their relationship. Heard has denied the allegations and fought back, exposing in court papers at least 10 instances in which she says Depp physically assaulted her, often in what she described as alcohol- or drug-fueled rages. dope.
The jury is currently deliberating on the case, which began on April 11 and spanned six weeks of testimony.