We’ve been reporting on this for quite some time now. The petition to remove Amber Heard from Aquaman 2 is really gaining legs.
The petition which is on Change.org, calls for Amber Heard to be sacked from Aquaman 2 and leave the DCEU.
The reason behind this is due to what happened between Amber Heard and her ex-husband, Johnny Depp.
It has since come out that the allegations made against Depp on Heard’s behalf might not have been entirely true.
Depp’s since filed a lawsuit against Heard and that’s as much as I can say on the matter.
I won’t go into specifics of the legal battle between Heard and Depp because it’s still ongoing.
However, what we do know is that there have now been allegations made against Heard from her former partners.
These allegations are now pretty and fans took it into their own hands to try and change something.
DC Comics fans opted to start a petition calling for Warner Bros. Picture to remove Amber Heard as Mera in Aquaman 2.
Did you sign the petition to get Heard fired from Aquaman 2?
This petition has now reached over 257K signatures on Change.org which is a lot.
This is something which means a lot to many people out there.
Many people feel that someone who’s accused of abusing people shouldn’t be able to work in the public eye.
They certainly have a point and that’s why this petition has gained so much traction online.
The petition claims: “As Amber Heard is a known and proven domestic abuser, Warner Brothers and DC Entertainment should and must remove Heard from their Aquaman 2 film project. They must not ignore the suffering of Heard’s victims, and must not glamorize a domestic abuser.”
It then finishes by stating: “Do the right thing. Remove Amber Heard from Aquaman 2.”
Should Mera be recast?
With this many signatures, it looks like Warner Bros. Pictures is going to have to stand up and take notice.
I did write an article on which actresses could replace Amber Heard as Mera in Aquaman 2.
There are so many people out there who’d really suit the role and it’s not like roles haven’t been recast in comic book movies in the past.
What do you make of this? Are you one of the people who’ve signed the petition to have Amber Heard removed?
Let us know in the comments below.
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