Johnny Depp below hearth for misgendering iO Tillett Wright through the bombshell defamation case in opposition to ex-wife Amber Heard.
Social media customers are calling out the disparity of remedy between the Pirates of the Caribbean and singer Lizzo, who needed to launch a brand new model of her tune GRRRLS after unknowingly utilizing a “dangerous ableist slur.”
The Reality Hurts hit-maker not too long ago dropped her newest album Particular, after which many followers took to Twitter to level out that whereas nobody reacted to Depp when he misgendered Wright, Lizzo apologized for utilizing the derogatory time period.
Within the clip now going viral on Twitter, Depp might be seen stumbling over his phrases whereas speaking about Wright in court docket when he stated, “She was born a feminine, if that is the precise terminology lately.”
“Born a feminine, however she was, she had chosen, at a really younger age, she determined that she was a male,” the actor added.
“Humorous how Lizzo used a slur in a tune and needed to take away it immediately for threat of being canceled, and but Johnny can get away with always misgendering iO and calling him a lesbian slur in a textual content message,” one Twitter consumer wrote as per Newsweek.
One other added, “Johnny Depp misgendering witness iO Tillet Wright for two minutes straight. iO is a trans man that testified he witnessed Johnny beating Amber.”
Nevertheless, one Depp fan tried to defend him, writing, “He referred to iO with the pronouns he used on the time that they knew one another and the time that the occasions he is speaking about befell.”