In 2016, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them revealed that Johnny Depp was going to play a new character in the Harry Potter universe, Gellert Grindelwald, along with Eddie Redmayne and Jude Law. Unfortunately, he had just been accused of domestic abuse against his wife, Amber Heard. Today, you’ll know everything about this as we talk about the controversy surrounding Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard got married in 2015 but divorced only one year after in 2016. This was when the actress got a temporary restraining order against Depp because she accused him of domestic violence. She had many proofs, including some pictures of what we did to her, some text messages that his assistant sent her, and a video of Johnny Depp being aggressive.
After an agreement, the couple officially divorced and Amber withdrew her restraining order. But director David Yates and screenwriter J.K. Rowling had to defend him when they decided that he was still going to be part of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. But just wait until you see what J.K. Rowling did when a fan asked her a question on Twitter!
Stay tuned if you want to hear more about the controversy surrounding Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald including what David Yates and J.K. Rowling said in 2016 and how they replied to people who criticized their choice in 2017. Do you think that Johnny Depp should be part of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald or not? Don’t be shy to answer in the comments section down below!