Johnny Depp’s defamation case against ex-wife Amber Heard is stirring debates both inside and outside the courtroom.
A viral TikTok L.A. Starbucks shows benefit from drama and turns fans against Depp, 58, and Heard, 36.
The video, which has been viewed 4.7 million times, shows a drive-through car with two tractors – one labeled “Johnny Depp” and one labeled “Amber Heard” – sitting on a window ledge.
TikToker Summer Canova shared the video of her showing off her addition to an already filled “Johnny Depp” jar, which is next to an empty “Amber Heard” can.
“One for Johnny!” Canova is heard chanting in the video, with “Pirates of the Caribbean” playing on the clip.
“Support our local coffeemaker and our man,” she captioned the video, which has garnered 547,700 likes and 1,782 comments from viewers around the world.
The two actors have feuded in and out of the courtroom since they ended their marriage in 2017. Their explosive court proceedings are Currently still running In Virginia’s Fairfax County Court, which will ultimately determine whether Depp was defamed by Heard’s 2018 Washington Post article that many read as a blow from the alleged abuse of the “Rango” star.
Depp, who vehemently denied the allegations, Seeking to get at least 50 million dollars To compensate for damage to his career, plus an additional $350,000 in punitive damages, attorneys’ fees and court costs.
The tip jar video received mixed reviews, with some calling the move insensitive. However, several commenters have participated to express their support for Depp.
Kieran Minhams commented, “If anyone puts her in the amber box, they should be banned for life.”
“Put the dirt on the side of the amber,” Linda Victoria suggested.
Emma Hytianen noted that “the fact that there is little change in the amber jar.”
“Excuse me while I put all my money to Johnny,” a Menendez supporter quipped.
“Someone shit in amber one, please,” encouraged Gregory Thomas, mocking Depp’s claim that Heard left a ‘faecal birth’ In his bed during their relationship.
Some users said other Starbucks stores had dip jars for Heard, and the Aquaman actress earned only a few coins.
But not everyone was willing to take sides or throw punches on the much publicized issue of defamation.
“Does anyone else not like this trend?” Hideinthemoonlight questioned.
“Why are you treating the issue of domestic violence like a game?? That’s weird,” Momo remarked.
“What’s wrong [with] yes? asked Merenthusiast.
This isn’t the first time a Starbucks barista has used feuds with celebrities to lure tips. TikTok users previously shared hint jar discussions for Will Smith and Chris Rock distance Oscar slapBeside Pete Davidson vs. Kanye West.