Johnny Depp's win in trial 'derails' #MeToo? Emma Thompson speaks out
British actor Emma Thompson recently shared her views on Johnny Depp - Amber Heard trial’s verdict and its impact on the #MeToo movement.
During her appearance on
BBC Women’s Hour
, the 63-year-old actor said that the
movement will not be ‘derailed’ by the
Pirates of the Caribbean
actor’s victory in the defamation battle against his ex-wife.
"One of the great issues to do with that case is fame and how people who are
famous are treated differently and viewed differently," she said.
"The #MeToo movement is not going to be derailed by that, but in order for it not
to be derailed, we just have to keep on talking. We have to keep on talking and
refuse to allow it to be derailed by a case [with] two very, very, very famous people,” Thompson added.
actor also expressed, “A case where the two protagonists are that famous is not representative.