Sam Fender Apologizes After Posting Photo With Johnny Depp And Calling Him His Hero

English singer and songwriter, Samuel Thomas Fender simply called Sam Fender, has apologized to his fans after the called Johnny Depp his ‘hero’ after the verdict in the trial of the Depp’s court case with his ex-wife, Amber Heard.

The 28-year-old singer had taken to his Instagram account to share a picture he had taken with Depp and Jeff Beck after Depp won the court hearing.

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Posting the picture on his story, Sam wrote  “some serious heroes”.

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Even though the singer took down the post after some time, he faced backlash from some of his fans who did not agree with the verdict and other critics.

In a new story shared on his Instagram account, Sam Fender apologized for the post and added that his hero comment was in reference to their successful careers and had nothing to do with the verdict.

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“I want to apologize. I was invited to briefly meet a musical legend and an actor who has been in almost every film I’ve watched growing up. I went – we chatted music and without thinking I took a photo and posted it as it was pretty surreal.

“Using the word “heroes” was meant in reference to their careers, but in the context of the trial was severely misinformed. I now realize that it was a poor choice of words and timing, but that’s irrelevant.

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“It was naive and disrespectful to those who relate to any of the issues highlighted in the trial and the broader issues it poses. I didn’t think it through and I should have…”