“I think he needs help, and there are a lot of wonderful dark, dark places he could go,” Depp told the crowd.
“It is just a question — I’m not insinuating anything. By the way, this is going to be in the press. It will be horrible. I like that you are all a part of it,” he continued. “When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?”
Depp was referring to Abraham Lincoln’s death after he was shot by John Wilkes Booth in 1865. The actor's remarks drew a mixed response from the crowd with some cheers and a few boos.
“I want to qualify, I am not an actor,” the Black Mass star said. ”I lie for a living. However, it has been a while and maybe it is time.”
Secret Service staff assistant Shawn Holtzclaw told CNN that the agency is aware of Depp’s comments.Read more at USMagazine