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Here’s What Johnny Depp’s Tattoos Really Mean

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Born June 9, 1963, Johnny Depp debuted in the acting world with his performance in the first “A Nightmare on Elm Street” in 1984, and has since been in leading roles left and right. In the 1980s, he starred in the first three seasons of the hit series “21 Jump Street,” but his most titular roles to date have been as Jack Sparrow in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” films and as starring characters in Tim Burton films like “Edward Scissorhands,” “Corpse Bride,” and “Ed Wood,” to name a few. For nearly four decades, he’s been considered one of the acting titans of Hollywood and has gained a number of accolades along the way.

However, the past few years haven’t been so kind to Depp, as he’s been dealing with ongoing legal and social issues surrounding his trial with ex-wife Amber Heard. Despite it all, fans still love him and want to know everything he’s up to. Of course, one of Depp’s claims to fame (apart from acting, of course) has been his wide tattoo collection. With nearly 40 tattoos, there’s a lot to learn.

Johnny Depp has a number of tattoos that honor people he loves

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At 17 years old, Johnny Depp got his first tattoo of a Cherokee tribe, in honor of his Cherokee great-grandmother. His next tattoo was in honor of another woman in his family, his mother, Betty Sue. He got her name inked on him in a heart design on his left arm, and he credits her for getting him into acting. Probably one of the most iconic relationships of the 1990s was Depp and fellow actress Winona Ryder and the (formerly) engaged couple got tattoos for one another.

What was originally “Winona Forever” is now “Wino Forever” — they split in 1993 (take this as your sign not to get matching tattoos with your boyfriend, even if you’re convinced he’s the one). When Depp’s daughter was born, he got the words “Lily Rose” inked on his chest. He also has three hearts on his arm for his two kids and ex-wife, Vanessa Paradis. Tattooed on his arms are a little guitarist drawing and a faceless man drawing from his son, Jack (via Body Art Guru).

Some of Johnny Depp’s tattoos are based on his film work

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Since Johnny Depp has embodied so many iconic roles throughout his film career, it makes sense that his tattoos would reflect his acting journey. On Depp’s right forearm is a peculiar symbol from the movie he directed and co-wrote called “The Brave.” One of his most popular tattoos is located on his right forearm, and has both film meaning and familial meaning. He got a sparrow, the sun, and the name of his son, Jack, tatted after filming the first “Pirates of the Caribbean.” He also got a skull and crossbones tattoo to commemorate the iconic Disney pirate franchise.

Before things in his personal life got very messy, Depp got a tattoo of a “Portrait of a Lady” for Amber Heard, but covered it after they got divorced with a sun setting over the sea — perhaps another homage to “Pirates of the Caribbean”.

Depp also has a bunch of bird tattoos located throughout his intricately inked skin. Besides the “Jack Sparrow” tattoo, he has a “Rook” tattoo on his wrist, and a crow on his hand for the film “The Crow” (via Tattooli).

Johnny Depp’s arms are almost completely covered in tattoos

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Johnny Depp has a number of tattoos that are small and intricate (like his knuckle tattoos, for instance), but he also has some pretty sizable pieces of art. On his arm are the words “Silence Exile Cunning,” based on one of his favorite novels, “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man” by James Joyce. His two biggest tattoos, by far, are a portrait of his grandfather — whom he was very close to — and a portrait of his mother. In addition, Depp He has a script tattoo that says “Salve Ogum” with a skull in it, a Harley Davidson tattoo on his wrist, “No Reason” tatted on his wrist based on a Marilyn Manson song, a Native American snake design, a “Wind over Heaven-Ching” tattoo, an “Ouroboros” symbol of a dragon eating its tail, and an “anchor fish” tattoo — phew, what a list. And to top it off, on Depp’s left arm is a suprematism triangle, based on one of his favorite artists, Ilya Chashnik.

Depp has multiple hand and finger tattoos all over, the first being three small rectangles on his index finger. He added the number “3” on his hand, and a zigzag pattern on his hand. He got the words “slim” tatted on his fingers — which was Amber Heard’s nickname — turned it to “scum” after their divorce, then in 2018, he changed it again to “scam” (via Body Art Guru). What a journey we just went on together.

Johnny Depp is seemingly running out of room for tattoos

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The thing about tattoos is that there is only so much skin to work with, and it looks like Johnny Depp is starting to run out of real estate. His legs are nearly covered in tattoos, and the area has very little room left for future ink. However, Depp’s legs — much like the rest of his body — are covered with unique and heartwarming tattoos that symbolize different people in his life. One is for his close friend, journalist Hunter S. Thompson, who started “Gonzo Journalism,” a practice birthed out of the idea of counterculture. Depp got a Gonzo fist inked on his leg with Thompson’s birth year, 1937, and death year, 2005, accompanying the symbol. He also has multiple dots tattooed on his ankle, a question mark, a Comanche shield, and “death is certain” inked on his right leg.

As for other parts of Depp’s ink-covered body, he has designs on his back and on his chest. The tattoo on his back is of “Les Fleurs du Mal,” based on a poem he loves. One of his favorite tattoos in on his chest — it spells out “Brothers” in Theban alphabets. The tattoo was originally sketched by Damien Echols, one of Depp’s close friends, and was executed by tattoo artist Mark Mahoney.

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‘Wednesday’ star Catherine Zeta-Jones is all praise for Netflix series and ‘marvellous’ co-star Jenna Ortega

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Catherine Zeta Jones was all praise for Netflix's hit series Wednesday,and co-star Jenna Ortega, in a recent interview.

On Wednesday, January 25, Catherine Zeta Jones, who plays Morticia Addams, spoke to Ross King in a chat show on Lorraine about the Wednesday series being renewed for a second season.

According to Daily Mail, the actress was alongside her husband Michael Douglas at a Burns night celebration.

She told the reporter, “When Tim Burton asked me to do it, I was like ‘whatever you want me to do Tim!’ and then the idea of me playing Morticia, who’s such an iconic, wonderful, juicy character was wonderful.”

Speaking about the show, she said, “It turned out so much better than I think anybody anticipated.”

Catherine also praised her co-star, “Jenny Ortega is just marvellous as Wednesday and through the eyes of Tim Burton it’s a lot of fun.”

The 53-year-old Hollywood star continued, “I’m really happy to be part of it I must say.”

Catherine’s screen icon husband Michael, 78, was certainly a fan of his wife’s work as he chimed in, “She killed Morticia, she really killed it!”

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Nia Long Says ‘Fresh Prince’ Costar Will Smith ‘Carried a Burden for Many Years to Represent’ Perfection

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Nia Long is proud of how far Will Smithhas come.

In speaking of her former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air costar, Long, 52, applauded Smith, 54, for how he’s handled himself in the spotlight.

“I will always love him. He’s had an incredible career, and he’s carried a burden for many years to try — to represent what perfection looks like,” Long, who played Smith’s character’s girlfriend and fiancée Beulah “Lisa” Wilkes on the series, said in an interview with Yahoo’s Kevin Polowy. “Or what achievement looks like.”

Long also reflected on her generation’s idea of “celebrity” — and how Smith fit into that box. “I don’t think that — at least when we were growing up — there was room to be human. I think he’s now able to be human,” she added.

Last year, Smith went viral after slappingChris Rock on stage at the Oscars. The unscripted moment came after Rock, 57, mocked Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved hairstyle, which was done to her alopecia.

Smith, in turn, faced a great deal of backlash before he eventually apologized for his behavior.

Though Long did not directly mention Smith’s outburst, she equated life in the spotlight to that of strict routine, which sometimes does not allow authenticity.

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“We all have our moments in life where we need to reconcile things that we suppress,” she said. “And I think — it’s hard growing up in this business and being front and center every day, all day.”

Of her own career, and backseat spotlight, she added. “Think about it — I can go to the grocery store anytime I want to, and for the most part, people are like ‘Hey, Nia Long.’ No one’s chasing me down the street. I still have my anonymity, and I appreciate that about my career.”

During the conversation, Long also got emotional discussing the difficulties she’s faced in recent months. Long went through a very public breakup last year with her fiancé, former Boston Celtics Coach Ime Udoka, after 13 years together. He had been caught having an affair with a female subordinate within the Celtics organization.

“I’ve had some pretty devastating moments in my life over the last couple of months, and I’ve had to just say ‘It’s alright. You’ll pick yourself back up’ — oh, my God I’m about to cry,” Long added. “You pick yourself back up, and you keep it moving.”

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Amber Heard Strategically Planned To Make Johnny Depp’s Life Hell? Ended Marriage Days After His Mother’s Death & Filed For Restraining Order On Lily Rose-Depp’s Birthday!

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Did Amber Heard Made Johnny Depp Go Through Worst During His Lowest Points? ( Photo Credit – Instagram ; Movie Still )

Amber Heard very well planned steps in divorce against Johnny Depp to take him down during his lowest phases? Read details now!

Amber Heard has been declared guilty of defaming Johnny Depp during the latest Virginia trial. She was ordered to pay a compensation of $10.35 million which was later settled for only $1 million. But did you know, the Aquaman star strategically took steps during divorce? Well, the details of it will leave you shell-shocked.

A lot had been said and done during the one-year span that Johnny and Amber remained married. There were accusations of cheating with Elon Musk, a threesome with Cara Delevingne and so much more! On the other hand, the Justice League actress accused him of domestic violence, and verbal abuse amongst other claims.

A report by Animated Times now reveals details that are truly giving us goosebumps. It looks like Amber Heard strategically planned to leave Johnny Deppdestructed. She allegedly filed for divorce citing their official separation day as 17th April 2016. Betty Sue Palmer, JD’s mom, passed away just 2 days prior to that and the actor was facing his worst possible phase.

On the other hand, Amber heard filed for a restraining order against Johnny Depp on 27th May 2016. That was again the day Johnny Depp was ideally supposed to celebrate the birthday of his daughter Lily-Rose Depp. But unfortunately, his ex-wife stole the thunder.

One refuses to believe that all of this is mere coincidence!

Meanwhile, Johnny Depp denied all the allegations made against him by Amber Heard and termed them “heinous.”

He reacted to them in court and said, “It’s insane to hear heinous accusations of violence, s*xual violence, that she’s attributed to me, that she’s 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 gotten out of control. Horrible. Ridiculous. Humiliating. Ludicrous. Painful. Savage. Unimaginably brutal. Cruel and all false.”

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