Johnny Depp to Kangana Ranaut: Actors who lost out on work amidst controversy

May 17, 2022

Celebs

Karen Pereira

Johnny Depp

In his ongoing defamation case with ex-wife Amber Heard, Johnny said that the actress' allegations of domestic violence cost him "everything," including a new 'Pirates of the Caribbean' movie and his replacement in 'Fantastic Beasts'.

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Will Smith

Following the Oscars slapgate controversy, Will Smith was not only barred from the event for a decade, but many of his film and television projected were put on hold indefinately.

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Amber Heard

Amber, on Monday revealed that she not only had to fight for work in Hollywood amidst her divorce from Johnny Depp, but also that her role in 'Aquaman' and 'Justice League' were trimmed down.

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Kangana Ranaut

Kangana's sister Rangoli revealed that the actress was badly hit by the aftermath of the allegations she brought against Hrithik and their alleged affair. It was reported that the actress didn't just lose ad deals, but also lost work projects amidst the controversy.

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Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik reportedly lost out big bucks on endorsement deals and even had to slash his fees following his highly publicised court case with Kangana Ranaut.

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Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett saw his blossoming television career come crashing down after he allegedly staged an attack and claimed it was a 'hate crime'.

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James Gunn

James Gunn was fired from the film 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' after decade-old social media posts came to light. The director was re-hired after fans protested and actors of the Marvel franchise threatened to quit.

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Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey was not just asked to leave director Riddley Scott's 'All the Money in the World', but his role was even erased from the film following an allegation that he made sexual advances towards a minor.

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Shah Rukh Khan

Unlike the others on this list, the learning app BYJUs paused all their ads featuring brand ambassador, Shah Rukh Khan following his son Aryan Khan's arrest in the drugs case last year.

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