A tips “jar” at a Starbucks has been capitalizing on the in the continuing vs. saga, and while some patrons love the idea, others call it offensive and insensitive.
Summer Canova, a TikToker who goes by the name @summervictoria_ on the platform shared a video she captured when visiting a Starbucks location. The video shows Summer paying the Starbucks barista for her drink.
But when viewers look more closely, they can see a tips “jar” that is divided between and ex- , both of whom are involved in an that began on April 11.
Seemingly, you can cast your vote on who should win the case by placing your tips in the respective side of the jar: left for and right for .
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Depp alleges that an op-ed written by in 2018 and published in The , in which Heard describes herself as a victim and a survivor of , is responsible for the downfall of his Hollywood career.
The video has been viewed almost 5 million times.
When Canova handed her tip to the barista, she asked the barista to direct the funds to the camp.
“One for Johnny!” Canova is heard cheering in the video, as the theme song for “Pirates of the Caribbean” plays.
“Supporting our local baristas and our man,” reads the caption of the video, which has already garnered close to 550,000 likes, and nearly 1,800 comments have poured in from viewers in different parts of the world.
Depp and Heard have been engaged in a war since they divorced in 2017. Current , the outcome of which will determine if Heard’s op-ed was the reason for Depp’s decline in roles. proceedings are taking place at the in Virginia
Depp vehemently denies Heard’s allegations, saying the opposite is true: that he is the victim of at the hands of . He’s suing for $50 million, plus an additional $350,000 in attorney’s fees, costs, and punitive damages.
The Captain Jack Sparrow himself. Starbucks tip jar has been met with some controversy and mixed reviews, as some say it’s an insensitive thing to do at this time. But many viewers have commented, expressing support for
“If anyone puts it in the Amber box they should be barred for life,” Keiran Menhams commented.
“Put dirt on Amber’s side,” said Linda Victoria.
“The fact there isn’t even small change in Amber’s jar,” Emma Hyytiäinen posted, making an observation about Heard’s side of the tips jar.
“Excuse me while I put all my money for Johnny,” Menendez-supporter posted in the comments.
But some posted their disapproval of such a jar.
“Does anyone else not like this trend?” hideinthemoonlight posted.
“Why yall treating a case like it’s a game??” user Momo posted. “This is weird.”
The – tips jar isn’t the first of its kind at a Starbucks location. Other online videos have highlighted tip jar debates between Will Smith and Chris Rock, as well as between Pete Davidson and Kanye West, both duos having seen their share of controversy lately.