Sir Paul McCartney continues to project images of Johnny Depp during tour amid libel trial
Posted by  badge Boss on May 30
Sir Paul McCartney shows support for Johnny Depp at Orlando show (Picture: REX/EPA)

Sir has showcased images of on his latest tour, as the actor against .

The 79-year-old Beatles legend projected his music video featuring Depp for his song My Valentine onto four large screens on stage at the Camping World Stadium in Orlando over the weekend as part of his Got Back tour.

Depp was seen alongside Natalie Portman in the 2012 music video, in which the actors could be seen interpreting the song through sign language.

Sir Paul didn’t address the video in the clip, he just played along to it on his piano.

The iconic musician directed the video, which was based on an original idea inspired by his daughter, fashion designer Stella McCartney, and has often used it during his live performances over the years.

Metro.co.uk understands the clip has been in Sir Paul’s live set for over 10 years.

Depp, pictured in court during his defamation case, has been friends with McCartney for years (Picture: Steve Helber / POOL/ EPA)

Fans attending the concert shared clips capturing the moment on social media, in which the crowd could be heard responding with cheers.

One fan wrote: ‘Paul McCartney giving love to Johnny Depp. Tonight in Orlando, FL. #gotbacktour #PaulMcCartney #JohnnyDepp.’

Addressing the clip online, another fan recalled Sir Paul’s own highly publicised divorce from Heather Mills in 2008, which resulted in Mills being awarded a £24.3million divorce payout.

After more than a month of testimony, the jury has begun their deliberations in Depp’s defamation case.

It is not known .

The Pirates of the Caribbean star is suing ex-wife Heard, 36, for defamation over an article she wrote in 2018, in the Washington Post, discussing her experience with domestic abuse.

He returned to the stand last week and  while on their honeymoon, in 2015.

Depp is seeking $50m (£39m) in damages over the article, while Heard is countersuing for $100m (£79m), alleging that he libelled her by calling her a liar.

The star recently surprised fans by, who’s currently touring the UK, to perform their 2020 song Isolation, a remake of John Lennon’s hit released in 1970.

Metro.co.uk contacted Sir Paul’s reps for comment.