Johnny Depp, 57, sells a POEM he wrote to ex-fiancé Winona Ryder, 49, for charity … 27 years after they broke up
Johnny Depp sells a poem he wrote for ex-fiancé Winona Ryder as an NFT for charity.
The Hollywood actor has teamed up with ViciNFT to auction several items, with the lot also featuring an autographed photo of the Pirates of the Caribbean star playing one of his beloved guitars in his villa in France.
In total, 25% of the NFT auction (non-replaceable tokens) goes to one or more charities that support nature and the environment, plus an additional donation to a climate protection fund.
Digging into the Past: Johnny Depp sells a poem he wrote for ex-fiancé Winona Ryder as an NFT for charity. The Hollywood actor has partnered with ViciNFT to auction various items. Seen in the early nineties
It was true love: Ryder and Depp attend the 1991 premiere of The Silence of the Lambs in LA
Johnny said in a statement, “I believe ViciNFT is the first NFT company to truly protect and improve the environment.
“I trust that the founders of ViciNFT always put charity and helping others above mere profitability.”
ViciNFT is headed by Bill Gladstone, an author and literary agent who has represented Neil Young, Pamela Anderson and Deepak Chopra.
Co-stars: The pair starred in Edward Scissorhands in 1990 and were known for their mutual love of poetry
He added: ‘This is a groundbreaking opportunity to recognize creative artists, musicians, writers, poets and visionary thinkers.
Johnny Depp is one of the most multi-talented creative artists of our generation, making him the ideal creative personality to launch creative NTFs for the common good.
Jam on: The lot also includes an autographed photo of the Pirates of the Caribbean star playing one of his beloved guitars in his villa in France; a stock image from 2018 in the US.
“I represent many great authors whose books have raised awareness of important global issues. I expect the success of Johnny Depp’s Official NFT Series will create opportunities for many authors and artists to help millions of people around the world. ‘
Johnny and Winona were engaged for three years between 1990 and 1994.
The pair played side by side in Edward Scissorhands in 1990 and were known for their mutual love of poetry.
The 49-year-old actress – who recently defended her ex-fiancé in court after being accused of physical and verbal abuse by ex-wife Amber Heard – previously said of her romance with the 57-year-old actor: absolutely like nothing before.
‘We hung out all day … and night, and we’ve been at it ever since. I love her more than anything in the world. ‘
The first NFT auction begins today at 9am ET (4:05:21 PM) and ends May 5, 2021 at 5:00 PM ET on OpenSea at the Official Johnny Depp Auction.
Still Friends: Winona recently defended her ex-fiancé in court after being accused of physical and verbal abuse by ex-wife Amber Heard; Depp and Heard in 2015