Johnny Depp’s authorized battle with ex-wife Amber Heard has taken one more flip for the unusual, resulting in a sequence of occasions culminating with The Wrestler star Mickey Rourke difficult Elon Musk to a bare-knuckle struggle in protection of Johnny. It is onerous to know precisely the place to start with this weird story, however to place it in a nutshell, Depp filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit towards Heard following public claims that she had been the sufferer of home violence by the hands of Depp. Moreover, Depp is suing The Solar writer Information Group Newspapers and editor Dan Wootton for referring to him as a “spouse beater,” and lots of particulars of the trial have been made public.
One of many fascinating takeaways from the authorized battle is the inclusion of a number of random celebrities, which incorporates well-known philanthropist and billionaire Elon Musk. After her divorce from Johnny Depp, Heard had been reportedly seeing Musk for a while, although Depp has alleged that she had been having an affair with Musk throughout their marriage. Heard has denied this declare, and in a latest interview, Musk denied it as effectively, insisting that he “undoubtedly was not having an affair with Amber whereas she was married to Johnny.”
Although Elon Musk additionally says Depp and Heard ought to “bury the hatchet,” the billionaire additionally took some exception to an alleged textual content from Depp to Heard threatening to separate Musk from his genitalia. “If Johnny needs a cage struggle, simply let me know,” Musk stated in response, teasing a WWE-style showdown between Heard’s former lovers. For his half, Depp has not responded to the problem, nor does it appear probably that he’ll, contemplating all the level of his big-money lawsuit is to debunk the claims that he is an aggressively violent individual. Nonetheless, if Depp wants assist, his Hollywood pal Mickey Rourke has no drawback tagging himself in.
Taking to Instagram, Rourke posted this open problem to Musk in protection of Johnny Depp:
“I simply learn that ELON MUSK has challenged Johnny Depp to a struggle. I’ve the higher concept if Elon Musk is in preventing temper he can struggle somebody his personal measurement. I might gladly love the chance to take you to high school mr. powerful man Elon Musk. Naked fists,elbows and knees and I’ll solely use one hand-my left. We will each put down $200ok a chunk, winner take all, no guidelines. So as an alternative of choosing on somebody who weighs 130 lbs I’m calling your ass out. Warmest regards, Mickey ‘Marielito’ Rourke.”
Now, the ball is again in Musk’s court docket if a professional struggle is what he is after. As a former boxer and star of The Wrestler, besting Rourke in a struggle would most likely not be straightforward for Musk, and the philanthropist has but to formally reply to Rourke’s problem. If Musk agrees, then the 2 celebrities might as effectively have their match in a WWE ring, as Rourke already managed to get some expertise with the professional wrestling group when he decked Chris Jericho in a particular look at WrestleMania XXV. This information involves us from Mickey Rourke on Instagram.