Johnny Depp’s wife and the “15 minutes”
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The Magic Mike XXL junket happened this weekend. During one of her interviews, Amber Heard was asked about the Australian dog incident. Quick recap:
Johnny Depp’s been shooting Pirates 5 in Australia. He and Amber arrived on a private jet. They had their dogs with them. The dogs were not quarantined, as REQUIRED BY LAW in the country. They were busted on social media for not following procedure. The Australian Minster of Agriculture threatened that the dogs would be put down if they didn’t take them back to the US. Harsh, totally. But also, there’s a reason they have these rules in place over there. They’re protecting the habitat.
So the dogs leave, once again on a private jet, and now Amber is speaking about the situation:
“I have a feeling we’re going to avoid the land Down Under from now on, just as much as we can, thanks to certain politicians there. I guess everyone tries to go for their 15 minutes, including some government officials.”
This is the kind of sh-t that fame does to your head. You don’t see them blaming their “celebrity status” when they’re granted the kind of access that civilians will never have. But the minute things don’t go their way, suddenly they’re victimised by their “celebrity”. Like the ONLY reason their dogs caused such a scandal is because she and Johnny Depp are celebrities. No acknowledgment of the fact that they bypassed regulations that are in place to conserve the environment? No acknowledgement of the fact that they tried to use their celebrity, their resources, to break the rules?
It’s so f-cking entitled. And it’s also really f-cking rich, that Amber Heard, no one can name one movie starring Amber Heard, is talking about the “15 minutes”.
Here’s Amber at the press conference on Saturday. She looks a little like Keira Knightley to me here. Do you see it?