The MTV Video Music Awards for this year were held on August 28, 2022, in New Jersey. It was unarguably a star-studded ceremony that witnessed the presence of multiple celebrities from the music industry like BLACKPINK, Taylor Swift, and more! However, the bigger surprise for the fans was still awaiting. We are talking about the grand comeback of Johnny Depp. The actor appeared on stage by wearing a Moonman suit thereby catching the limelight.
The audience could not control their excitement as they witnessed the actor hovering over the stage as he wore a silver-colored astronaut suit. For the unversed, the suit is the mascot for the VMAs trophy. The audience initially got to see some epic performances by the artists Lizzo, Fergie, and Jack Harlow. It was after that everyone witnessed Johnny Depp’s cameo just before another host, LL Cool J took over the grand stage. The actor also went on to joke about not finding work during his stage performance. For the unversed, it marks Depp’s first ever appearance on TV since his defamation trial against Amber Heard, his ex-wife.
The actor’s message
Johnny Depp also appeared in a pre-recorded video where he was seen wearing a full-size astronaut suit while descending from the rafters. The audience also heard him saying, “Hey, you know what? I needed the work.” He further added, “I just want you guys to know that I’m available for birthdays, bar mitzvahs, bat mitzvahs, weddings, wakes, any old thing you need.”
The surprise appearance
Earlier, it was reported that Johnny Depp would be making a surprise appearance at the MTV VMAs. The speculations were made so because the actor has a special connection with the video music awards. For the unversed, he has won five Moonman statues in his entire career. It includes the likes of the Best Villain, Best Male Performance, Global Superstar, and lastly, the Generation Award that was conferred to him in 2012.