Johnny Depp has been presented with an acting award by the EnergaCamerimage festival in Poland, weeks after losing his libel battle against The Sun claiming he was a “wife beater”.
The Hollywood actor, 57, is best known for his roles in Pirates of the Caribbean, Fantastic Beasts, Alice in Wonderland and Sweeny Todd, so it’s no surprise he was awarded the trophy.
However, the way he chose to pose in an acceptance snap is rather bizarre…
Depp was pictured in the Bahamas, grinning from ear to ear holding the Golden Frog trophy, but it looked like he was behind bars?!
Depp’s fans flooded to post gushing comments under the image, with one saying: “Congrats @johnnydepp I love you so much!! You deserve everything!!”
Another added: “Congratulations @johnnydepp you thoroughly deserve it!”
The EnergaCamerimage festival is to celebrate excellent cinematography and is held each year in Torun, Poland.
This year’s event ended with a screening of the actor’s new film Minamata, which is about the war photographer, W.Eugene Smith.
Depp wrote the film festival’s bosses a letter in which he praised the cinematographers he has worked with throughout his career.
He wrote: “I have always been someone who needs to not know what is coming next. To capture those unrehearsed moments – those moments of beautiful mistake – those same moments that make cinema, and life, magic.”
Depp said he was “honoured and humbled” to receive the award.
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