June 25, 2022

KEY POINTS

  • Drew Barrymore and Anthony Anderson mentioned the continued defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard on the previous’s speak present
  • Barrymore mentioned Depp was providing up info that “no one had to know”
  • Some viewers and social media customers expressed disappointment over the way in which the 2 stars mentioned the trial

Drew Barrymore and Anthony Anderson drew flak on-line over the way in which they mentioned the continued defamation trial between Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard on the previous’s speak present.

On Friday’s episode of “The Drew Barrymore Present,” the 47-year-old host requested the “Regulation & Order” actor if there’s “something that is out within the present zeitgeist” that he would need to be approached on the police procedural and authorized drama sequence.

Anderson first talked about Blac Chyna’s ongoing defamation case in opposition to the Kardashian-Jenner household earlier than he introduced up Depp and Heard’s ongoing trial. The “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor is suing Heard for $50 million over a 2018 Washington Publish op-ed through which she wrote about surviving home abuse. 

“Oh my god!” Barrymore screamed as she received out of her seat, earlier than including of Depp and Heard’s trial, “It is like one layer of loopy. It is a seven-layer dip of madness.”

“It is actually superb to simply sit again and browse the transcripts of what they’ve performed to one another. … This must be on TV. He misplaced a fingertip,” Anderson chimed in, referring to Depp’s allegation that Heard threw a vodka bottle at him which shattered and severed his finger throughout an argument.

Barrymore then commented that the trial was “so fascinating,” including: “I do know that these are two individuals’s actual lives and I do know what it is wish to have your life put out in public. I perceive all the emotions, however they’re really providing up this info that no one needed to know. That is loopy!”

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“It’s loopy, so I want to see that on tv,” Anderson famous, earlier than laughing together with the viewers. Barrymore replied, “And I’d watch that episode.”

However, their conversation didn’t sit well with some viewers and social media users, who expressed disappointment over the way Barrymore and Anderson’s discussed such a serious subject.

“After going through her own serious ordeal growing up, you [would] think Drew would be a little more sympathetic in regards to a situation where a man was pushed to the point of self-harm and could have been killed after contracting MRSA due to an injury his spouse caused. This is disgusting. Glad you found a bit of time to laugh it up at domestic violence on your show,” one person commented on YouTube, the place a clip of the interview was shared.

“I get that the trial has had some awkward humorous moments, however Drew laughing at what Johnny went by way of [was] past tousled and sickening. … There have been higher methods to get her thought throughout than laughing,” one other wrote.

“Making enjoyable of such an terrible scenario is disgusting!! He did not ‘need to provide this info.’ He HAD to do this so as to have his fame again! His complete profession was significantly affected by all this for YEARS, so it’s honest he wished to seek out justice not directly,” a 3rd consumer commented.

One Twitter consumer commented, “Listening to @DrewBarrymore gossip about Johnny Depp’s trial prefer it’s leisure solely drove house this sense. Whilst males calmly clarify the methods they have been damage, their ache is straight away glossed over by individuals’s perception that it is inconvenient.”

One other netizen suggested that Barrymore and Anderson might have used the second to debate that males could possibly be victims of home violence as nicely.

Depp has accused his ex-wife of defaming him in her 2018 op-ed and ruining his profession, although he was not named within the piece. He has denied her allegations of home abuse.

The “Aquaman” actress, for her half, has insisted that she is telling the reality relating to the alleged abuse and filed a countersuit in opposition to Depp in search of $100 million.

Depp and Heard’s trial is presently underway in Fairfax County Circuit Courtroom in Virginia. His cross-examination concluded on April 25. Heard has not but testified but, although she is scheduled to take action within the coming days.

In Image: Drew Barrymore attends Netflix’s ‘Santa Clarita Weight-reduction plan’ Season 3 Premiere at Hollywood Publish 43 on March 28, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Picture: Getty Pictures/Presley Ann

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