Johnny Depp offers ‘lame’ apology for Trump assassination comments

Johnny Depp has apologized for his statement made during his appearance Thursday at the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, England, where he joked about presidential assassination.

 Depp told People magazine today that he “intended no malice” and “was only trying to amuse.”

“I apologize for the bad joke I attempted last night in poor taste about President Trump,” he said in the statement. “It did not come out as intended, and I intended no malice. I was only trying to amuse, not to harm anyone.”

Come out as intended?

“Can we bring Trump here? … I think he needs help,” he said, then added, “When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?”

“I’m not an actor. I lie for a living.”

Check out the video below.

The Pirates of the Caribbean star’s jab that referenced President Donald Trump was made to the crowd at the English festival, which he was attending as the inaugural “Guest of Honour” for its new drive-in movie attraction Cineramageddon.

So how did Depp intend his joke about murdering the President? Did he intend to reference President Obama and it came out Trump?

No, not likely. Depp is a Hollywood elite leftist, even donning his Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter costume for an Obama Halloween event, photos HERE.

Maybe Depp meant another celebrity would murder Trump. Kathy Griffin held a bloody head of the President and actors in New York portrayed Trump in a Caesar inspired role, murdered in great Shakespearean fashion. Maybe that’s what he meant.

Sadly, no one asked Depp for clarification.

Instead of offering up some lame excuse for his heinous remarks, offer up some clarity. Tell the truth: You hate Trump, you were among an audience you felt would be ok with your remarks and you let them fly.


The White House condemned the comments: “President Trump has condemned violence in all forms and it’s sad that others like Johnny Depp have not followed his lead. I hope that some of Mr. Depp’s colleagues will speak out against this type of rhetoric as strongly as they would if his comments were directed to a democrat elected official.”

The Secret Service also confirmed to media outlets today that it knows about the comments.

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