Title Fans of the Pirates of the Caribbean star have spread theories on social media claiming Amber Heard snorted cocaine during cross-examination and plagiarised her witness statement from The Talented Mr Ripley Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet The i Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 18/05/22 Description According to Lincoln Geraghty, reader in popular media cultures and fandom expert at the University of Portsmouth, this is a typical defence strategy for fanbases when their desired celebrity is in hot water.
“Depp fans are closing in — they’re looking at specific actions, they’re picking them apart. This is less of an attack strategy and more of a defence strategy on behalf of Depp. They’re sort of painting Amber as this weird, mad woman on the stand,” he told i.
Producer/Author Poppy Wood URL https://inews.co.uk/culture/johnny-depp-superfans-conspiracy-theories-attack-amber-heard-dismiss-assault-claims-1638050 Persons Lincoln Geraghty