Fans are absolutely fkn devastated that Rihanna has asked Johnny Depp to feature in her upcoming Savage X Fenty Vol. 4 fashion show.
The rumours started flying after a production insider spilled the beans to TMZ.
“We’re told JD won’t be walking the runway, instead, he’s going to be a focus of one of the show’s ‘star’ moments — which has included the likes of Cindy Crawford and Erykah Badu in the past. Depp — who will wear items from the men’s collection — will be the first male in Savage X Fenty show history to take the role,” TMZ reported.
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Many held on to the hope that Rihanna was clueless about this happening, based on the major trial that took place earlier this year between Depp and his ex Amber Heard.
the trial was defamation but maybe it's better to focus on the multiple allegations of horrific domestic abuse made against him by Heard.
However, according to the insider, the whole plan for Depp to be a star feature was “orchestrated by Rihanna”
Of course, this pissed off even the most loyal of fans and Twitter became flooded with concern and disappointment in the Fenty founder.
One fan wrote: “As a person who loves Rihanna and have done for years, I’m so disappointed! What is this Riri?”
“I don’t think Rihanna cares about backlash but I hope it’s strong enough that her team will be like.. Woah maybe this isn’t a good idea,” wrote another, hoping that Rihanna and her team will change their minds.
A third thinks Rihanna needs to address this asap!
Others have shared that Rihanna is “cancelling herself” for making this move.
One Twitter user is shocked at how she’s managed to “cancel herself in less than a day”.
Another simply left it at this…
After TMZ’s report, the rumours were later confirmed by IndieWire, adding that Johnny’s piece has already been filmed and will feature on Amazon Prime Video on November 9.
Depp will appear alongside models Cara Delevingne and Irina Shayk, actors Taraji P Henson, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Winston Duke and Marsai Martin, and musical performers Anitta and Burna Boy.
Fenty has made significant progress towards diversity by using models of different sizes and races, so, understandably, fans are miffed that Rihanna has decided to connect herself with this year’s most controversial celebrity news.