Alice Cooper recently shared an anecdote involving his friend Johnny Depp and the actor’s well-publicized divorce from Amber Heard. AgenciesRock legend Alice Cooper recently disclosed a lighthearted conversation he had with his friend Johnny Depp regarding the actor’s tumultuous divorce from Amber Heard. Cooper, a longtime bandmate of Depp in Hollywood Vampires, playfully proposed a unique idea to his friend.
Cooper recounted his amusing interaction with Depp in an interview with The Times. He shared that he once proposed, “’I have a great idea. You and Amber do a remake of The War of the Roses. Who wouldn’t go and see that?’” The rock icon referred to the 1989 film where a married couple portrayed by Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner engage in a comedic yet acrimonious battle. Depp reportedly chuckled at the thought of revisiting the movie’s concept.
Despite his career in the limelight, Cooper highlighted Depp’s preference to stay away from the media frenzy surrounding his personal life. ‘Johnny is a good guitarist and in a way, he would have been happiest doing that, playing side of stage in a band and not having to deal with the level of attention he gets,’ Cooper explained. He further revealed that Depp hasn’t watched any of his own movies.
Depp and Heard were married from 2015 to 2017. Their divorce garnered widespread attention due to allegations of abuse and subsequent defamation cases filed in both the UK and the US. The couple’s legal battles kept them in the public eye, with their disputes making headlines for years.
Known for his dramatic stage presence, Cooper has been associated with numerous headline-grabbing moments. One notable legend involves him biting the head off a chicken during a 1969 Toronto concert. However, Cooper clarified that this was a mere myth that began when he tossed a chicken into the audience assuming it would be adopted as a pet. The incident was sensationalized, ultimately contributing to his rock persona as a ‘villain’ in the music industry.
Apart from his music career, Cooper has appeared in various films, including ‘Wayne’s World’ (1992), ‘Dark Shadows’ (2012), and the ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ franchise. His casual conversation with Depp showcases the camaraderie between the two rock legends, who continue to captivate audiences both on and off the stage.