A new trend has emerged on social media as Johnny Depp fans mimic his beloved character, Captain Jack Sparrow’s run.
In the pirates of the caribbean franchise, Captain Jack Sparrow has a signature run shown throughout the movies. Depp first brought his character to life in 2003, along with co-stars Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom. The franchise currently has five films with a sixth in the works.
On TikTok, many fans use the well-known score from the Pirates movie and do their best to recreate the character’s unique run. Below the sound on the video sharing platform are more than 151,000 videos. Some of the viral videos have hundreds of thousands of views and likes.
Other fans left funny comments on the popular videos.
“He’s doing better than Jack Sparrow himself,” admitted one user.
“The best trend,” exclaimed another.
One user said, “This is pretty accurate.”
“The run with Jack Sparrow himself,” wrote another TikTok user.
“THIS IS SO GOOD,” someone said.
Another exclaimed, “THIS IS SO HEALTHY.”
“Thank you for sharing this with the world,” admitted one fan.
“This is hilariously perfect,” laughed one user.
“I think the people who understand it or know it or get it or touch it… he’s so ignorant he makes you laugh. If they’re in any way moved by Captain Jack Sparrow, I don’t have any I need company for it. I can just do that myself and nobody can take that away, so that’s Captain Jack Sparrow’s greatest pleasure,” Depp said in an earlier interview.
Depp has been in the news recently due to the ongoing libel lawsuit. The actor is suing his ex-wife, Amber Heard, over an op-ed she wrote in 2018 titled “I Speak Out Against Sexual Violence – And Faced The Wrath Of Our Culture. That Has To Change.” published in The Washington Post† However, Depp was not specifically mentioned in the article, his lawyers say it was clearly about him.
When Depp was testifying, he told the attorney who questioned him about returning if his character as Disney paid him “$300 million dollars and a million alpacas” that he would not return to the franchise, and confirmed that he would not.
The trial resumes for the final week as final statements will be heard on May 27. It can also be streamed online.
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