Depp saved Courtney Love
BANG Showbiz – May 22, 2022 / 4:42 p.m. | History: 369669
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Courtney Love recalled how Johnny Depp saved her life.
The Hole singer insisted she doesn’t want to make ‘judgments’ amid the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ actor’s ongoing libel case with his ex-wife Amber Heard, who he is suing over an op-ed she wrote in 2018 about being a victim of domestic violence, as she hits back because she didn’t identify him by name – but the ‘Malibu’ singer shared a story of how the 58-year-old star came to her aid when she overdosed at a nightclub while grieving for her late husband, Kurt Cobain.
She said in a video shared to her friend’s Instagram account, “I don’t really want to be judgmental publicly. I just want to tell you that Johnny gave me CPR in 1995 when I overdosed outside The Viper Room.”
And the 57-year-old star told how Johnny also ‘saved’ his daughter Frances Bean, now 29, by writing her a letter on her 13th birthday as the youngster was coping with Courtney’s addiction and Kurt’s suicide, even though she didn’t. wasn’t “really” the star of “Black Mass” at the time.
She continued: ‘Johnny, when I was on crack and Frances had to suffer with all these social workers, wrote her a four page letter which she never showed me.
“Then he sent limos to her school where all the social workers were crawling, again, unasked, for her and all her friends to go to ‘Pirates’. [of the Caribbean]’.
“He did it many times. He gave him his own seat [at the premieres] with his name on it.
“I’ve never seen one of those ‘Pirates’ movies, but [Frances] loved them. You know, she said to me when she was 13, ‘Mom, he saved my life.’ And she said it again.
Although Courtney offered her support for Johnny, she stressed that she still had “empathy” for Amber.
She said: “I was the most hated woman in America. I was the most hated woman in the world before TikTok and that’s really… I have a lot of empathy for how that must feel for Amber. F*** man, wow, can you imagine being her?
“But if you’re using a movement for your own personal gain, and inhabiting queer feminist intersectional spaces, and abusing this moment, then hopefully justice will be served no matter what.”