Sources told Page Six that Johnny Depp got a major makeover before being sent to the Cannes red carpet.
“Cleaned up,” a source inside the festival said, adding that the notorious scumbag superstar was cared for by a team of highly-paid professionals at the JW Marriott hotel in La Croisette in a suite of rooms starting at $1,000 a night.
For the worldwide premiere of his film “Jeanne du Barry,” which opened the festival last week, 59-year-old Depp wore a bespoke tuxedo by Dior designer Kim Jones.
Depp is the face of the French brand’s men’s fragrance in a staggering three-year deal worth over $20 million.
Another source told us that Depp was gossiped by his longtime stylist, Samantha McMillen, for a week.
She also works with Oscar winner and Cannes judges Brie Larson and Elle Fanning, who previously seemed nervous when asked about Depp.
According to sources, the actor, surrounded by many executives, was also dressed by Dior for the film’s press conference and a dinner hosted by the brand and Moët et Chandon champagne.
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Dior also paid for grooming costs, Page Six was told.
Despite Depp’s sartorial brilliance, the star’s fangs were the talk of the town, as her red carpet grin showed her mouth full of stained, brown helicopters, causing fans to react online with horror.
However, Depp’s movie starring King Louis XV is #2 at the French box office and the producers are now looking for a distributor in the US.
And while he’s been through a lot at the festival—though sources say he hates the word “comeback,” as he continues to work through scandals and court cases with his ex-wife, Amber Heard—Depp decided to skip the climax of his movie. – Profile dinner at the Carlton Cannes hotel.
Photos include Depp’s white lobster salad, sea bass, and St.
It seems that the age of the actor is catching up with him.
A festival insider said, “Johnny came back to rest the next day. It started at 10 am, then finished the evening with a press conference and back-to-back press … followed by a Dior photo interview.
We were told it would be an intimate dinner but it was for 500 people and didn’t start until midnight. He wanted to rest – after all, he’ll be 60 in June!”
By Monday this week, Depp is back in his usual grizzled rock ‘n’ roll look as he performs at a memorial concert in London for his close friend Jeff Beck, who died earlier this year.
Wearing baggy pants, a hat and sunglasses, Depp joined rock legends like Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood and Billy Gibbons on stage.
The actor begins filming his directorial debut in Budapest with Al Pacino in the fall, “Modi,” a biography of Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, and will be touring with the Hollywood Vampires by then.