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Pokimane quickly deletes the Depp vs. Heard meme after a backlash

Twitch star streamer Imane ‘Pokimane’ Anys faced criticism after turning the Johnny Depp defamation trial against Amber Heard into a meme, so she quickly deleted her tweet.

The high-profile court case is scheduled to last five weeks in Fairfax County, Virginia, and is expected to conclude after May 27.

Heard has accused her divorcee of domestic violence during her court appearances. This follows from the 2018 comment she wrote for The Washington Post โ€” which led to Depp suing her for alleged defamation, saying the claims made in the article were untrue.

Both prominent actors have provided the jury with photos showing marks on their faces after alleged domestic violence.

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Amber Heard and Johnny Depp have watched footage of the case become viral memes since the trial began.

Pokimane turns Depp vs. Heard trial into a meme

As with any celebrity case in the United States, mainstream media attention has pushed every shred of evidence, testimony, and witnesses into a bigger spotlight than the average case. So much so that the process was streamed worldwide, attracting millions of viewers.

Several major Twitch streamers have commented along the way, including Pokimane.

On May 3, she published her first YouTube video on the subject. to kid that Heard “googled how to look sad” in court.

The content creator has been watching ever since, and on May 17, Poki decided to get involved memory of the case. Using a popular The Office meme format in which the character Pam shows two photos that look identical and asks about differences, Pokimane included photos of Ms. Heard.

During the trial, it was said that different lighting made the tracks stand out more. “They are the same picture,” the meme joked.

Pokimane's deleted tweet about Depp vs. Heared
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This is the tweet Pokimane posted about the case.

Depp vs Heard Trial Meme divides opinion

It wasn’t long before a number of Twitter users criticized the move, saying it would take domestic violence lightly.

One user said, “Ah yes, let’s make memes and jokes about this case because this is definitely not going to affect anyone in the same situation.”

Another wrote: “Love mocking a huge domestic violence case!! This is definitely not going to signal that I am a terrible person to come to if you are being abused!โ€

“Imagine making a ‘meme’ using images of the bruises of a domestic violence survivor. you are evil,โ€ said another user.

Pokimane has since deleted the tweet.

https://www.dexerto.com/entertainment/pokimane-quickly-deletes-depp-vs-heard-meme-after-backlash-1825782/ Pokimane quickly deletes the Depp vs. Heard meme after a backlash

Emma Bowman

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