"President Trump has condemned violence in all forms and its sad that others like Johnny Depp have not followed his lead," an administration spokesperson said in a statement, shared on Twitter by ABC News White House correspondent Katherine Faulders. "I hope that some of Mr. Depp’s colleagues will speak out against this type of rhetoric as strongly as they would if his comments were directed to a democrat elected official."
Kellyanne Conway was also not amused.
“The joke is no laughing matter. These things are real,” she told The Washington Post.
Conway called Depp a “nut job” and said the actor's statement was “not a slip of the tongue,” because he was intentionally attempting to spread “vile” ideas that could “easily inflame antics who wish to bring harm.”
A Secret Service spokesman also told The Post that they are aware of Depp’s comment, but cannot discuss the matter for security reasons.
Depp shared his distaste for the President when he appeared at the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, England 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."