An Injured Johnny Depp Urged NOT to Travel, Forced to Cancel Appearances

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Johnny Depp was forced to cancel recent appearances after his doctor advised him against traveling, following a serious injury.

Last week, the Hollywood Vampires–the band of musicians that includes Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry–were forced to cancel three of their North American tour dates after Depp suffered an injury and was advised not to travel by his physician.

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The shows, originally set for May 30, May 31, and June 1 in Manchester, New Hampshire, Boston, Massachussetts, and Bethel, New York, respectively, have been rescheduled for later this summer, according to an announcement by the band.

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Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in New York posted the following announcement about the band’s June 1 performance:

Hollywood Vampires featuring Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp & Joe Perry, originally scheduled for Thursday, June 1 is being rescheduled for Sunday, July 30. Tickets will automatically be valid for the new date unless you opt for a refund or donation within 30 days of the new show date being announced. The window will close on Wednesday, June 28, at 11:59 p.m. Please see below for a statement from the band:

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“Johnny has sustained a painful injury to his ankle following his recent performances and has been advised by his doctor not to travel,” the band’s message reads in part. “He is devastated by this turn of events but looks forward to resting up so all four Vampires can bring their absolute best to the tour in Europe.”

The month of May was a busy one for Johnny Depp, who recently performed in the U.K. on stage during scheduled Jeff Beck tribute concerts. Shortly before his stage shows–in mid-May–Depp greeted press during the Cannes Film Festival, which opened with the new film La Favorite or Jeanne du Barry, a French film in which Depp plays King Henry XV. During a press conference for Jeanne du Barry, Depp’s personal life was cast into the spotlight yet again, but he handled himself and the obnoxious questions with grace, diplomacy, tact, and the truth. This time, he was even able to finally call out Disney and Universal for their egregious decisions to cut ties with the famed actor solely on the vicious allegations of his ex-wife.

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The band has already rescheduled each of its canceled performances. The new show dates are listed below:

July 28 – Boston, MA – Wang Theatre Boch Center
July 29 – Manchester, NH – SNHU Arena
July 30 – Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center For The Arts

Here’s hoping Depp is feeling better quickly and that he can begin touring again soon.

About Becky Burkett

Becky's from the Lone Star State and has been writing since she was 10 and encountered her first Disney Park when she was 11. It was love at first Main Street Electrical Parade. Joy is blank lined journals, 0.7 mm pens, and all things Walt, Woody and Buzz, PIXAR, Imagineering, Sleeping Beauty (make it blue!), Disney Parks history and EPCOT. At Disney World, you'll find her croonin' with the birdies at the Enchanted Tiki Room or hangin' with Woody and the gang at Toy Story Land. If you can dream, you really can do it!