Johnny Depp comments on assassinating the president at festival

<p>Johnny Depp has asked a crowd at the Glastonbury Festival when was the last time an actor assassinated a president. The remarks came during a segment Thursday in which Depp was speaking about President Donald Trump.</p>

News 12 Staff

Jun 23, 2017, 4:46 PM

Updated 2,530 days ago

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Johnny Depp has asked a crowd at the Glastonbury Festival when was the last time an actor assassinated a president. The remarks came during a segment Thursday in which Depp was speaking about President Donald Trump.
He asked the question at the annual festival that celebrates the performing arts.
The 54-year-old "Pirates of the Caribbean" star followed by saying that he is not an actor, but someone who lies for a living.
However, he said, it's "been a while, and maybe it's time."
Actor John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln in 1865.
Depp was at the festival to introduce a screening of his 2004 film "The Libertine."
He played Trump last year in a Fun or Die video parody of the businessman's 1987 book "The Art of the Deal."
The Associated Press wire services helped contribute to this report.


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