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    Johnny Depp Jokes About Trump Assassination

    “When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?” Depp asked a crowd of about 2,000 at the U.K.’s Glastonbury Festival, where he was presenting a drive-in screening of his 2004 film The Libertine Thursday night. Answering audience questions onstage, the eccentric actor swiftly waded into controversy with jokes about assassinating President Trump — just a month after comedian Kathy Griffin lost work over a photo of her holding Trump’s fake decapitated head. Actor John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln in 1865.

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