Depp then gave a shout-out to his late mother who passed away last year, before saying: “So thank you, and give ’em hell, Betty Sue!”
His words were an indirect reference to the past few months during which his image took a very public hit in the media.
As previously reported, the actor was accused of allegedly physically and verbally abusing Heard during their short-lived marriage after she filed for divorce in May. After months of back-and-forth in court, they settled their divorce for $7 million on August 16.
Their divorce was finalised on January 13, after eight months of legal drama.