Johnny Depp Under Fire for Donald Trump Assassination Joke: 'Idiot,' 'Disgusting'
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Johnny Depp has stirred up public outrage in wake of cracking an assassination joke about President Donald Trump during an appearance at the Glastonbury Festival in the United Kingdom on Thursday.

"Can we bring Trump here? I think he needs help,” Depp told the audience. "This is going to be in the press, and it’ll be horrible, but I like that you’re all a part of it."

“When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?" he asked, seemingly referring to John Wilkes Booth shooting President Abraham Lincoln in 1865. "I want to clarify, I'm not an actor. I lie for a living."

Much like the reactions to Snoop Dogg aiming a gun at a Trump clown in a music video or Kathy Griffin holding a bloody Trump-like prop head, many Americans are expressing their outrage over the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star's comment on Twitter.

"While #SteveScalise is in critical condition, you 'joke' about assassination of the President of the United States?" fellow actor James Woods tweeted.

Others, however, are equally bothered by the hypocrisy of Trump supporters' outrage, since well-known conservative Ted Nugent -- who even visited Trump in the White House earlier this year -- has a history of encouraging violence against Hillary Clinton.

Take a look at a mix of the Twitter reactions below:

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