Years & Years singer and It's a Sin star, Olly Alexander, announced he would no longer be working with Savage X Fenty after it was announced that Johnny Depp would be partaking in its Savage X Fenty Vol. 4 show.
The announcement that Depp would be walking in the show comes five months after he won a high-profile defamation case against his ex-wife, Amber Heard, and was met with swift backlash — with people accusing Rihanna of being "out of touch" for the casting decision.
Olly has worked with the brand as an ambassador and featured in their 2022 Valentine's Day campaign. However, he reacted to the news of Depp's casting with an unhappy face:
Then, after a fan said that Olly wears the label "so well," Olly responded that he "won't be wearing it anymore":
And liked a series of tweets calling Depp's casting a "disappointment":
Amid Depp's VMAs appearance, BuzzFeed asked Shanita Brown — a certified counselor and East Carolina University teaching assistant professor — what kind of impact a Depp "comeback" might have on victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. "This comeback is just another punch in the stomach and is gut-wrenching," she began.
You can read more about the impact a Johnny Depp comeback could have on survivors of domestic and sexual violence here.
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger as a result of domestic violence, call 911. For anonymous, confidential help, you can call the 24/7 National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or chat with an advocate via the website.