Lily-Rose Depp lauds dad Johnny in uncommon remark amid Cannes backlash

Lily-Rose Depp is her dad’s greatest fan.

The “Idol” star praised Johnny Depp’s extremely regarded efficiency in his new film “Jeanne du Barry” on the 2023 Cannes Movie Competition.

“I’m tremendous joyful for him. I’m tremendous excited,” Lily-Rose instructed “Leisure Tonight” Tuesday.

“And it’s so superior that we get to do initiatives that we’re tremendous happy with.”

The actress, 23, and the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star, 59, each have been the speak of the city on the French fest this month.

Johnny acquired a seven-minute standing ovation for the historic drama when it premiered on Could 16.

Lily-Rose Depp at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival.
Lily-Rose Depp gushed over her dad Johnny Depp’s newest film.
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Johnny Depp at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival.
“I’m tremendous joyful for him. I’m tremendous excited,” Lily-Rose mentioned of Johnny.
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Cannes marked the primary time the actor has promoted a movie since profitable his high-profile defamation trial towards his ex-wife Amber Heard in June 2022. He mentioned in the course of the competition that regardless of some critics speaking about his skilled “comeback,” he “didn’t go anyplace.”

In “Jeanne du Barry,” Johnny portrays King Louis XV and stars alongside Benjamin Lavernhe and Maïwenn, who can also be the undertaking’s director.

Film buffs welcomed the “Edward Scissorhands” star with open arms, however social media customers trolled his rotting tooth as he smiled for cameras on the pink carpet forward of the premiere.

Johnny Depp at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival.
Johnny acquired a seven-minute standing ovation for his function in “Jeanne du Barry.”
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Web page Six completely reported Tuesday that Johnny needed to be “cleaned up” for the looks.

Lily-Rose, for her half, acquired a five-minute standing ovation of her personal Monday when her and The Weeknd’s controversial HBO collection, “The Idol,” debuted.

Nonetheless, not all viewers had been as happy with the “King” star’s raunchy efficiency, with many criticizing her for exhibiting an excessive amount of pores and skin within the drama co-created by “Euphoria” author Sam Levinson.

Johnny Depp at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival.
His attendance on the movie competition marks his first film premiere since profitable his defamation trial towards Amber Heard.
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“Not often does a scene go by with out the digicam exhibiting flashes of her breasts or ass,” the Hollywood Reporter wrote in a scathing assessment.

One other critic referred to as the second episode of the present “straight-up pornographic” and claimed Levinson, who has a historical past of on-set points, was exploiting Lily-Rose.

Nonetheless, the scion praised her present and shared how thrilling it was to look at it with an viewers for the primary time.

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Lily-Rose additionally attended Cannes, the place her new present, “The Idol,” debuted.
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Lily-Rose Depp at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival.
The HBO collection has acquired combined critiques, although viewers members applauded its premiere for 5 minutes.
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“It was unbelievable,” she mentioned within the “ET” interview. “It felt like such a good looking celebration and a end result of all the pieces that we’ve been via collectively, and simply type of a good looking course of that was within the present, and creating this little household collectively, and it simply felt actually, very nice.”


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Lily-Rose added that she and her castmates had been “so joyful” with the response they received on the premiere.

“It felt very nice to look at the response and all the pieces, and eventually get to share one thing with the world that we’re all so happy with,” she mentioned.

Lily-Rose Depp and Vanessa Paradis standing together.
Johnny shares Lily-Rose with ex Vanessa Paradis.
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Whereas the father-daughter duo each had initiatives premiere on the star-studded competition, they’ve but to look at an occasion collectively.

Johnny shares Lily-Rose together with his ex-partner Vanessa Paradis. He and the previous mannequin, 50, additionally share 21-year-old son Jack.

“The Idol” premieres June 4 at 9 p.m. EST on HBO.