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Listen to Danny Elfman and Iggy Pop’s new song ‘Kick Me’

Danny Elfman and Iggy Pop have shared their new collaborative song ‘Kick Me’ – you can listen to the track below.‘Kick Me’ is a fresh remix of the song that was originally heard on Elfman’s 2021 solo album ‘Big Mess’, which marked his first solo LP in 37 years.A new ‘Big Mess’ remix album, titled ‘Bigger. Messier.’, has now been announced by Elfman, featuring a host of new collaborators, as well as previously released collaborations with the likes of Trent Reznor (‘True’ and ‘Native Intelligence’), Squarepusher and Zach Hill.Elfman has today (June 29) launched ‘Bigger.

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Johnny Depp debuts newly clean-shaven look while rocking out with Jeff Beck at Finland tour show
Johnny Depp looked noticeably different as he hit the stage on Jeff Beck’s tour over the weekend. The Edward Scissorhands actor is continuing to perform as a special guest on Jeff’s world tour, which has moved over to mainland Europe following a stint in the UK earlier this month. On Sunday, the pair shared the stage in Finland to perform at the Helsinki Blues Festival, and some fans no doubt did a double-take as Johnny arrived sporting a fresh look. It appears the 59-year-old has given himself a mini makeover in the middle of the tour, having debuted a clean-shaven look after getting rid of the goatee beard he wore during his six-week libel trial against ex-wife Amber Heard. Johnny seemed to be in great spirits as he soaked in the warm reception from the audience, and waved and smiled at them while strumming the guitar on-stage alongside his frequent musical collaborator Jeff. The pair have grown close in recent months and are even set to release a joint album in July. Last week, they dropped the first single from the record, This Is A Song For Miss Hedy Lamarr, which was inspired by the early Hollywood starlet. Johnny and Jeff, 77, first met in 2016 and the album’s been in the works since 2019, when the actor was also working with Alice Cooper’s supergroup Hollywood Vampires.Sources close to the Pirates of the Caribbean actor have said he is now focusing on rebuilding his career after going through the gruelling trial against Amber. Johnny filed a lawsuit against the Aquaman actress over an article she wrote detailing her experience with domestic abuse.
Amber Heard takes aim at Depp’s winning, now-famous lawyer Camille Vasquez
just attack ex-husband Johnny Depp in her first interview about her humiliating courtroom loss — she also took direct aim at his now-celebrity attorney Camille Vasquez.Speaking to NBC News for a one-hour “Dateline” special, Heard, 36, showed clear disdain when Savannah Guthrie asked about Vasquez’s repeated argument that the actress gave “the performance of her life” and was merely acting in her explosive courtroom testimony.“Says the lawyer for the man who convinced the world he had scissors for fingers,” Heard shot back, her voice dripping with sarcasm while referring to Depp’s performances in the 1990 fantasy “Edward Scissorhands.”“I’m the performer? I had listened to weeks of testimony insinuating that — or saying quite directly — that I’m a terrible actress.“So I’m a bit confused how I could be both,” she said snapped in a teaser of the interview released Tuesday.Heard only mustered backhanded praise when Guthrie bluntly asked her if she thought she lost because her ex-husband “just had better lawyers” than her.“I will say his lawyers did certainly a better job of distracting the jury from the real issues,” the actress replied, without ever directly naming Vasquez or her colleague, Benjamin Chew.Vasquez’s winning performance during the explosive six-week trial made her an unexpected star as well as a newly promoted partner in her firm.She had both opened and closed her case by suggesting that the actress would merely be performing on the stand.“She has been living and breathing this lie for years now, and she has been preparing to give the performance of her life in this trial,” Vasquez said during opening statements in April.Then in closing arguments late last month, she told the court, “She came into this
Dame Emma Thompson argues Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial ‘isn’t representative’ of MeToo: ‘It’s not going to be derailed’
supports HTML5 videoDame Emma Thompson has said the MeToo movement shouldn’t be measured on the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial, which she feels ‘isn’t representative’ of the wider cause. Edward Scissorhands actor Depp, 59, filed a lawsuit against ex-wife Heard, 36, claiming an op-ed she wrote about her domestic abuse experience defamed him by suggesting he was physically and sexually abusive towards her throughout their marriage, which ended in 2017. Aquaman star Heard then counter-sued her former husband, accusing him of defaming her by claiming her domestic abuse account was false. The pair hashed it out in court during a televised six-week trial, which resulted in a jury finding that Heard did defame Depp with the article, which was published by The Washington Post in 2018. In her first statement after the verdict last week, Heard said the jury’s decision was a ‘setback’ for victims of domestic violence. Dame Emma, 63, has been an outspoken campaigner for the MeToo movement, which gathered momentum when sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein began to emerge in 2016. The Love Actually actress said she hasn’t been keeping up with the legal drama between Depp and Heard, but that it was important not to base the core of the MeToo movement on the case. ‘One of the things that’s very difficult to do is judge an issue like the MeToo issue brings to the fore when you’re dealing with very very famous people.
Johnny Depp's wild love life - supermodel, bitter court battle and married at 20
Johnny Depp is one of the most easily recognised names globally with hordes of adoring fans who want to know his every move.Having risen to the dizzy heights of fame in the 1980s with a string of successful Hollywood movies following his TV stint in series 21 Jump Street he has rarely been off our screens for four decades.However, it's not just his movie career that has caught attention over the years with his love life also being a hot talking point thanks to his fair share of high profile romances that were thrust into the public eye.While his troubled relationship with Amber Heard may have become Johnny's most notorious coupling, he was the subject of adoration from the general public throughout several of his other past relationships.Lori was a key figure in Johnny finding fame thanks to her friendship with Nicolas Cage who helped him get his big Hollywood break in classic 1984 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street.Johnny was just 20 years old when he tied the knot with makeup artist Lori, who was the sister of one of his bandmates at the time.Their marriage ended in divorce two years later in 1985.Dirty Dancing star Jennifer was Johnny's next big love with him popping the question to her in the late 1980s.However, they didn't quite make it down the aisle with the couple ending their relationship shortly after he proposed leaving Johnny a single man again and ready to meet his next girlfriend and embark upon arguably his most famous relationship pre-Amber.When Johnny met Winona for the first time at the 1989 premiere of Great Balls Of Fire she was just 17-years-old.The pair embarked upon one of the most talked-about relationships of the 90s with their 1990 co-star roles in hit movie Edward Scissorhands cementing them
Johnny Depp hires out entire Birmingham curry house for £50k meal as he hugs diners
Johnny Depp has celebrated his defamation case victory with a surprise £50,000 visit to a Birmingham curry house.Earlier this month, it was confirmed the actor, 58, had won his libel battle against his ex-wife Amber Heard in a courtroom in Fairfax, Virginia.Depp was in England as the verdict was read, joining rock star Jeff Beck on his UK-wide tour and on Sunday night, the festivities continued.The Pirates of the Caribbean star is reported to have hired out Varanasi on Broad Street, Birmingham, where he spent a cool £50,000 on food and drink at the upmarket food venue with his entourage in tow.Depp is said to have spent approximately three hours inside the restaurant in "good spirits", hugging and showing affection to other diners.Alongside his entourage, the actor dined on a "banquet" of food including "butter chicken, king prawn bhuna, paneer tikka masala and lamb karahi".The group are also said to have enjoyed "a few drinks of wine, champagne and all sorts".After chatting with staff members, the Edward Scissorhands star ordered the same food once more to take back to his hotel room and left a "large tip" before exiting the venue.Of Depp's unexpected visit, Varanasi owner Mohammed Hussain said: "They came in through a secret entrance and we sat them in a private room"I won't disclose how much it cost but the figures I have seen £50,000 are not far off the mark at all."We had to cancel existing diners' reservations, so it does cost a fair bit to hire out the entire place but it was an amazing experience."They spent a lot of money, it's a big venue to hire out, but they never even looked at the bill.
Piers Morgan dubs Amber Heard’s loss ‘a complete disaster and failure’ for actress as other celebrities weigh in on Johnny Depp’s victory
supports HTML5 videoPiers Morgan has called the result of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s defamation trial ‘a complete disaster’ for the Aquaman actress, as celebrities including Gary Lineker, Ashley Benson and Ryan Adams reacted to the verdict.Today, the jury taking part in the hearing finally delivered their unanimous verdict, with the Pirates of the Caribbean actor being awarded $10million in compensatory damages and an additional $5m in punitive damages.Heard, whose head was bowed as she listened to the jury’s verdict on the case, won one of her three defamation countersuit claims against Depp, and was awarded $2m.In a statement, the 36-year-old said she was ‘heartbroken’, stating: ‘The disappointment I feel today is beyond words.’Meanwhile, her ex-husband said in a statement after his victory: ‘Speaking the truth was something that I owed to my children and to all those who have remained steadfast in their support of me. I feel at peace knowing I have finally accomplished that.’Reacting to the result live on Piers Morgan Uncensored, the presenter described the verdict as a ‘complete slam dunk victory for Johnny Depp’ and a ‘wipeout for Amber Heard’, adding that it was a ‘complete vindication’ for the Edward Scissorhands actor.‘It’s hard to imagine a bigger humiliation for Amber Heard.
Johnny Depp jury asks judge question about domestic abuse article after four hours of deliberations in Amber Heard trial
The jury making the decision in Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s libel trial emerged to ask the judge a question as deliberations continued on Tuesday. Lawyers for Depp, 58, and Heard, 36, have spent six weeks arguing the case for either side after the Pirates of the Caribbean actor sued his ex-wife over a 2018 article she wrote for The Washington Post about her experience with domestic abuse. The article – which featured the headline: ‘I spoke up against sexual violence — and faced our culture’s wrath. That has to change’ – did not name Depp but his lawyers argued it was clear it was written about him and suggested he was physically and sexually abusive towards her. On Tuesday, the jury resumed their deliberations in Fairfax, Virginia, where they sent the judge a question after around four hours of reconvening. The seven-person jury asked Judge Penney Azcarate to clarify whether they should consider the entire article or just the headline. Judge Azcarate said she would tell the jury that the headline was the statement they should consider to reach their verdict. Aquaman actress Heard has kept a low profile since their respective legal teams gave their closing arguments on Friday, but Depp flew over to the UK last weekend to join Jeff Beck on tour. The Edward Scissorhands actor made a surprise appearance at Beck’s concert in Sheffield, where they sang their 2020 collaboration Isolation, a cover of John Lennon’s 1970 song, before also making an appearance on stage at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Sunday. The Hollywood star seemed to be in cheerful spirits as he performed and waved to the audience as he received a standing ovation.
Johnny Depp returns to stage for second night joining Jeff Beck in London while Amber Heard trial verdict looms
Johnny Depp still hasn’t flown back to the US to await the verdict in his libel trial against Amber Heard, as he appeared on stage in the UK for a second night.  The Pirates of the Caribbean actor performed at Jeff Beck’s show at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Monday after joining the musician at his gig in Sheffield the previous evening. Photos have emerged of Depp, 58, strumming his electric guitar and singing into the microphone during his second unannounced appearance. At the end of the show, he was seen smiling and clapping towards the audience. On Sunday, he performed alongside Beck at Sheffield City Hall much to the surprise of audience members who weren’t expecting him to pop up on the UK tour. During the show, Depp and Beck sang their 2020 song Isolation, a remake of John Lennon’s 1970 hit. The Edward Scissorhands actor, who is also part of the band Hollywood Vampires with Alice Cooper and Joe Perry, also performed a couple of other covers, with he and Beck rocking out to Marvin Gay’s What’s Going On and Jimi Hendrix’s Little Wing.Many expected Depp to remain in Fairfax, Virginia where the bombshell libel trial has played out for more than a month, and where a verdict is imminent. Depp is suing ex-wife Heard over a 2018 article she wrote for The Washington Post, in which she detailed her experience of domestic abuse.
Johnny Depp trial: Jury deliberation begins in Amber Heard defamation trial
Johnny Depp’s bombshell defamation case against Amber Heard.The Pirates of the Caribbean actor, 58, is suing his ex-wife, 36, for defamation over an article she wrote in 2018, in the Washington Post, discussing her experience with domestic abuse.Following several weeks of emotional scenes, lawyers for both parties presented their closing arguments on day 24, with the jury beginning their deliberations.It is not known when they will return with a decision.The trial began on April 11 and has seen the former couple take to the stand, alongside witnesses including Kate Moss, Heard’s sister Whitney, and Depp’s former bodyguard.At the beginning of the proceedings, the court heard the Edward Scissorhands star insist that he had never struck a woman in his life.He returned to the stand this week and alleged that the Aquaman actress had attacked him while on their honeymoon, in 2015.His lawyer asked what it had been like to listen to her testimony, given earlier this month, to which he said: ‘It’s insane to hear heinous accusations of violence, sexual violence, that she has attributed to me, that she has accused me of.‘I don’t think anyone enjoys having to split themselves open and tell the truth but there are times when one simply has to because it’s got out of control.‘Horrible. Ridiculous.
Johnny Depp trial sees spectator hold up baby in court and claim he's the father
Johnny Depp libel trial claimed to be holding the Pirates of the Caribbean star's baby.The defamation trial, in which Depp is suing his ex-wife Amber Heard for $500million (£400million), entered its seventh and final week on Monday (May 23) in a courtroom in Fairfax, Virginia.During a break in Monday's proceedings, Law & Crime reports that an unidentified woman stood up and yelled in the direction of the 58-year-old actor.Standing up with a baby, she is reported to have said: "Johnny, I love you! Our souls are connected."As Depp smiled and waved at the unidentified fan, she is reported to have been approached by a deputy in the court.This was when she held her baby aloft and claimed the Edward Scissorhands star was the tot's father.Following the bizarre exchange, the woman was escorted out of the courtroom and her wristband allowing her access inside the court was cut by a deputy.The unexpected scenes are thought to have caused a stir in court, with the public gallery having to be calmed down.It has since been reported that the unidentified woman was joking about Depp being the parent of the baby in question.Depp is suing his ex-wife Amber Heard, 36, on the basis of a 2018 op-ed published in The Washington Post in which the Aquaman actress was referred to as a survivor of domestic abuse.The two actors were married from 2015 - 2017.Despite not naming her ex-husband in the op-ed, Depp's lawyers claim there was an implication of his identity and the piece had a negative impact on his career.Heard is countersuing Depp for $100 million.Following testimony from Depp's former flame Ellen Barkin last week, supermodel Kate Moss is set to take the stand to testify in her ex-partner's defence.
Johnny Depp ‘joked about putting dog in microwave’, Amber Heard’s sister claims in trial
Amber Heard’s sister, Whitney Henriquez, alleged that Johnny Depp ‘joked about putting their dog in the microwave’, as she took the stand in his defamation trial.Henriquez gave her testimony in the afternoon of day 18 of the bombshell case, held at the Fairfax County Courthouse and recalled an alleged argument the couple had.She told the court that the row lasted for hours before he had to leave to film something for a Keith Richards documentary – and they both joined him for the journey.‘Amber and Johnny were sitting in the back, I was in the front with Starling [Jenkins], the driver,’ she told the court.‘At some point I heard the back window open and Johnny is holding our dog out the window.‘I froze, I was scared. I just remember thinking… I knew how inebriated he was and the dog was very small… I thought if she twitched or if he lost her somehow, she was just going to go out the window.’‘He brought the dog back into the car and he was just laughing this really loud, scary… it was almost like a cackle…,’ Henriquez continued.‘He then made some joke about putting her in the microwave.‘That was the joke after that, putting the dog in the microwave.’Earlier in her testimony, Henriquez spoke of how well she got on with Depp when they first met, and described the early stages of her sister’s romance with the Edward Scissorhands star as ‘wonderful’.‘They were incredibly in love.
Amber Heard says Aquaman didn't want her in sequel and denies Johnny Depp secured role
Amber Heard has denied claims ex-husband Johnny Depp, 58, secured her part in Aquaman.The actress, 36, starred as Mera opposite Jason Momoa in the superhero film which was released in 2018.On Tuesday (May 17), Depp's lawyer, Camille Vasquez, suggested that the Edward Scissorhands actor was the reason she landed the role.Vasquez asked: "Johnny Depp got you Aquaman didn't he?""I got Aquaman for myself," Heard responded.Speaking to the court about Aquaman on Monday (May 16), Heard claimed she had to "fight really hard" to remain a part of the sequel."I had to fight to, I fought really hard to stay in the movie, they didn’t want to include me in the film."When asked whether she was allowed to shoot for the role, she admitted: "A very pared-down version of that role, yes."The 36-year-old confessed they took away a large part of her role - particularly action scenes."‘They took away a lot…I was given a script and given new versions of the script that had taken away scenes that had action in it, that depicted my character and another character, without giving any spoilers away, two characters fighting with one another, they basically took a bunch out of my role.""They just removed a bunch out."When Depp took the stand a few weeks prior, Heard's lawyer read out a text that suggested Depp was angry at his ex-wife for going to work.Depp assured: "This is not necessarily an angry text, it's just 'why do you deviate from our agreement', it's not about movies.
Where Johnny Depp has retreated to during break from Amber Heard trial
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are currently on a break from their grueling trial and the actor has reportedly fled the US. During a week-long pause in the ongoing case in Virginia, Johnny has disappeared for a vacation in Europe. READ: Johnny Depp's daughter pays tribute to her mom amid Amber Heard court dramaAccording to The New York Post, Johnny doesn't appear to be too concerned about what is going on in court as he's resting.WATCH: Johnny Depp 'the closest I've ever been to a breakdown' A source told the publication: "Johnny is in Europe taking some time out to rest for a few days, hang out with old friends, playing music, and is taking long walks in the countryside."The Edward Scissorhands actor has sued Amber, 36, for $50 million in defamation over a Washington Post op-ed piece she wrote in which she called herself "a public figure representing domestic abuse."READ: What Johnny Depp's lawyer REALLY said as he celebrated Amber Heard's Kate Moss commentMORE: Johnny Depp: Everything Kate Moss has said following surprise celebration at trialIn response, the actress has filed her own $100million (£79m) counterclaim. Johnny has reportedly fled to Europe during his break The case has been explosive and has become a media circus since it began and is likely to continue to be so.