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Johnny Depp joins Jeff Beck on stage as they celebrate the actor’s ‘result’

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Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck at Sage Gateshead

Johnny Depp performed with Jeff Beck for the fourth time, this time at Gateshead (Picture: North News & Pictures)

Jeff Beck and fans celebrated as Johnny Depp once again joined him on stage during their UK tour at Gateshead on Thursday night.

The 58-year-old actor has been backing the guitarist since Sunday, surprising fans when he first appeared during Beck’s Sheffield gig and then joined him at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

Thursday’s show at Sage Gateshead marked Depp’s first performance since won its multimillion dollar US defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard36, on Wednesday.

Star, who is now confirmed to have joined his musician Pal On Beck’s remaining UK tour datesWhich runs till June 7, took to the stage for the fourth time and was reportedly met with applause and applause from the audience.

The actor made no mention of his recent legal victory, but Beck did mention it in his introduction to the star.

As he took to the stage, beaming for his segment with the singer and guitarist, Beck joked: ‘Here’s someone. You wouldn’t know who it is…’

The pair jammed together, as they did on previous shows (Picture: North News & Pictures Ltd)
The Pirates of the Caribbean star is said to have entered to thunderous applause and applause (Picture: North News & Pictures Ltd)
Beck and Depp have been friends for five years (Picture: North News & Pictures Ltd)

According to mail online, then he shouted the day before to win Depp’s court case: ‘What a result. What a result!’

As in their previous shows together, the pair opted for rock ballad covers.

During the encore, he is said to have played The Beatles song A Day in the Life before embracing.

Beck also reportedly told the crowd that they had collaborated on an album ‘in July’, before commenting: ‘Really, the s**t he’s been through.’

    Hollywood star Johnny Depp on stage at Sage Gateshead tonight (Thursday) while performing with rock legend Jeff Beck after the actor wins a $15 million defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard

Depp is said to have not commented on his legal victory (Picture: North News & Pictures Ltd)
For his encore, he reportedly chose a Beatles song (Picture: North News & Pictures Limited)
Depp will be completing Beck’s UK tour with him, with the final show on June 7 (Picture: North News & Pictures Ltd)

On Thursday, Depp waved to fans with joy as he arrived at the venue near Newcastle, as well as a Immediate visit to Wildlife Rescue Center.

He also celebrated his victory Beck and Geordie local Sam Fender in a pub In Newcastle on Wednesday, where he took time to greet fans.

It is believed that the depot committed to tour before the hearing dates are fixed.

Depp sued Aquaman star Heard for $50 million (£39.8m) in a 2018 op-ed she wrote in the Washington Post, which did not name her, titled: ‘I am against sexual violence’ Spoken – and faced the wrath of our culture. It has to be changed.’

Johnny Depp is seen leaving his hotel in Newcastle a day after winning the lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard

The star was seen walking from her hotel to the venue for her gig with Beck on Thursday (Picture: Blackburn/MEGA)

On Wednesday, the jury confirmed they had reached a unanimous verdict, awarding Depp $10m (£8m) in compensatory damages and $5m (£4m) in punitive damages.

Hurd won one of his three defamation claims against Depp, and was awarded $2m (£1.6m).

Amber Heard arrives to hear US defamation case verdict

Amber Heard appeared in court on Wednesday to hear the verdict in person while Depp was in the UK (Picture: Getty)

Her lawyer has since disclosed that she is ‘Not at all’ able to pay $8m in damages to her ex-husband.

Despite Depp being awarded a total of $15m in damages, Judge Penny Ezcart reduced Depp’s $5m punitive damages to $350,000, the maximum in Virginia. He also has to pay Hurd $2m in compensatory damages, so he walks away with $8.35m in total damages.

Appearing on the Today show, Elaine Breedhoft, the Aquaman actress’ attorney, also stated that Hurd Will appeal against ‘absolutely’ decisionTelling the host: ‘He has excellent grounds for this.’

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