Johnny Depp joins Instagram, over 1 million followers already

Johnny Depp joins Instagram, over 1 million followers already

- Actor Johnny Depp has joined Instagram and he already has over 1 million followers

- He quickly shared two posts with his fans and the rrsponses were overwhelming in number

- Depp says this is his first experience within the world of social media

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Actor Johnny Depp joined Instagram about 24 hours ago but has more than 1 million followers already.

The City of Lies actor has only made two posts but his Instagram account is already buzzing.

His first post was a picture of himself.

He captioned it:

"Hello everyone... filming something for you now... gimme a minute."

It has received over 1 million likes and over 85 000 comments.

His second post is a video post, which has garnered over 2 million views.

In the video, Johnny says:

"Hi. Hello to whomever might be out there and is around receiving this transmission. This is my first experience within the world of social media. I've never done this before, I don't think I've really ever felt any particular reason until now. Now is the time to open up the dialogue."

He goes on to talk to about the "hideous global pandemic" Covid-19. He urges people to help each other during these trying times.

"Stay safe, stay well and stay inside your homes."

He encourages people to approach their time in quarantine with new strategies that can benefit themselves today and others tomorrow.

"Stay busy in your mind, we will get through this."

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He thanked his supporters for their support over these years and also used the opportunity to promote his new music.

His fans also wished him well amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

One of them, jmsesq wrote:

"And just like that, quarantine became so much more enjoyable with you joining Instagram. Wishing you and your family all the best during this pandemic. Thank you for all of the years of your relentless perseverance of perfection in every role you have chosen. Also, I just have to say that I respect you so much, not only as a consummate professional in your acting career, but as a musician and a person who will continue to fight for justice no matter the cost in order to defend your innocence. Be well."

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