Johnny Depp has sparked controversy for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain, the latest example of artists using violent imagery when dealing with the president. Johnny Depp has asked a crowd at the Glastonbury Festival when was the last time an actor assassinated a president. The remarks came during a segment Thursday in which Depp was speaking about President Donald Trump. He asked the question at the annual festival that celebrates the performing arts. The 54-year-old ``Pirates of the Caribbean'' star followed by saying that he is not an actor, but someone who lies for a living. However, he said, it's ``been a while, and maybe it's time.'' Actor John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Depp was at the festival to introduce a screening of his 2004 film ``The Libertine.'' He played Trump last year in a Fun or Die video parody of the businessman's 1987 book ``The Art of the Deal.''
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