Inside Johnny Depp’s friendship with Marilyn Manson as he’s brought up on trial
Johnny Depp opened up about his friendship with singer Marilyn Manson during his trial against Amber Heard on Thursday (April 21, 2022), so let’s take a look at their relationship.
As Johnny Depp’s lawsuit against Amber Heard progressed, their famous friendships drew media attention, such as Depp’s ties to Avengers star Paul Bettany and Dakota Johnson. Meanwhile, Heard has listing Elon Musk and James Franco as potential witnesses.
During his cross-examination, The Pirates Of The Caribbean star opened up about his drug use with singer Marilyn Manson, whom he has been friends with for at least two decades.
What did Johnny Depp say about Marilyn Manson during the trial?
Heard’s attorney inquired about the actor’s substance use with Manson, to which Depp admitted“Yeah, we drank together and we drank cocaine together maybe a few times.”
The actor burst out laughing in the courtroom after revealing he “once gave Marilyn Manson a pill to stop him talking so much,” before laughing.
Inside Depp and Manson’s friendship
They were rock stars together
We all know Depp as a top actor, but he was initially a musician. As a guitarist he has played on tracks for Oasis (Fade In-Out), Iggy Pop (Hollywood Affair), Aerosmith (Freedom Fighter) and Manson (You’re So Vain).
In April 2012, Depp jammed with the singer at the Golden Gods Awards. Dressed in a black cowboy hat and boots, he entered the scene would have after Manson’s gratuitous introduction of “my personal saviour, my personal guitar hero”.
The two musicians performed a cover of Sweet Dreams by Eurythmics and The Beautiful People by Manson.
Depp also made a surprise appearance during Manson’s 2014 performance at the Roxy in Los Angeles.
Marilyn Manson is Lily-Rose Depp’s godfather
Depp and his ex-wife Vanessa Paradis are the parents of model Lily-Rose, while Manson is her godfather. If that’s not a sign of friendship, we don’t know what is.
They have matching tattoos
The only way to really bind two people together – other than marriage – is permanent ink on the skin.
Manson and Depp would have have four matching tattoos: Charles Baudelaire, the Flowers of Evil, and “that giant skeleton thing” on their back. On their wrists, they engraved the phrase “no reason”, but no one really knows why. When people ask about their tattoos, they simply answer, “No reason.”
Manson supported Depp at numerous movie premieres
The couple have been friends for at least 20 years; Manson attended the Blow premiere in March 2001.
October 2001 – From Hell
June 2006 – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
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