People Are Pissed at 'Walking Dead' Star for Defending Johnny Depp Amid Abuse Allegations

'The Walking Dead' star Laurie Holden is getting backlash for her support of Johnny Depp.

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Earlier this week, we learned that Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have filed for divorce. We also learned that Heard is accusing the actor of verbal and physical abuse, which is evident by a photo she submitted to TMZ that’s been making its rounds online.

TMZ reported that a judge has granted Heard a restraining order against Depp, which requires him to remain 100 yards away from her. However, The Walking Dead’s Laurie Holden believes we need to know the truth about Depp before we jump to conclusion. Here’s what she said on Twitter Friday night:

I, for one, am going to see Johnny Depp's new movie. His personal life is just that. Personal. No one knows the real truth so just zip it.

— Laurie Holden (@Laurie_Holden) May 28, 2016

It didn’t take long for people to share how upset they were with her tweet.

"you dunno what happened" is fair, but "his personal life is personal" is egregious. Assaulting someone isn't a personal matter

— schuckster.find (@schuckster) May 28, 2016

ashamed but laurie holden defending depp & going all BUT WHO ARE WE TO JUDGE? made me go, whew glad andrea's dead

— miquella defender (@zenyanna) May 28, 2016

To be clear: I am just saying DON'T JUMP TO CONCLUSIONS. Even a pic might not be telling the whole story....

— Laurie Holden (@Laurie_Holden) May 28, 2016

Goodnight twitter warriors!

— Laurie Holden (@Laurie_Holden) May 28, 2016

From there, Holden decided to send out another tweet defending her words. To be fair, she has a point.

Although Holden was just showing her support for Depp and his new film Alice Through the Looking Glass, it certainly wasn’t received that way. She ended her night with this tweet:

Holden might have to lay low for a bit.


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