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31 May 2022, 11:10 | Updated: 1 June 2022, 16:11
Johnny Depp stunned fans at the Royal Albert Hall when he stepped on stage to join Jeff Beck last night (May 30).
The Pirates of the Caribbean star, 58, joined Jeff Beck and his band in London amid his ongoing court case with ex-wife Amber Heard.
Johnny Depp stepped on stage at the iconic Royal Albert Hall to play a set of seven songs, just 24 hours after he had first played with Beck in Sheffield the night before and three days after final evidence was given in court.
Jeff Beck INTRODUCES Johnny Depp at Royal Albert Hall
Introducing him on stage, Beck said: "We first met when he knocked on my dressing room door five years ago and we haven't stopped laughing since."
"We've been trying to keep it a secret but, well, here he is," he said as the Hollywood actor walked on stage to a cry of 'We love you, Johnny!' from the audience.
The second surprise guest appearance on stage for Johnny Depp comes amid the star's high profile US defamation court battle in Virginia, where the jury have now retired to deliberate.
It is no secret that Depp has a deep love for music and before becoming an actor, the star was a very talented guitarist, having once famously been quoted saying: "Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can't."
Johnny Depp appears on stage in UK for second time amid US defamation trial
The star has featured on songs for Aerosmith, Oasis and Iggy Pop and has appeared in music videos for everyone from Avril Lavigne to Paul McCartney.
In 2020, Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp released a cover of John Lennon's 'Isolation' and teased that the pair would be releasing more music together in future.
Watch this space...