Johnny Depp’s Surprise Appearance as Moonman at the 2022 VMAs

Johnny Depp surprised fans when he arrived dressed as a floating astronaut at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night.

Here is everything you need to know.

Johnny Depp appears as Moon Person at the MTV VMAs

Johnny Depp stunned the audience at the MTV Video Music Awards as he loomed over them with the show’s silver astronaut mascot.

However, Depp’s face was digitally added inside an astronaut’s helmet, which is an inspiration for the network’s moon person statue. Also, his appearance was apparently pre-recorded.

The Pirates of the Caribbean actor appeared briefly during the live ceremony to make random jokes and comments.

At the beginning of the show, Depp was heard saying: ‘And you know what? He needed the job.

Additionally, it floated over the Prudential Center arena in a later segment. This time mentioning, ‘Hey VMAs, let’s get back to the fucking music, okay?’

Anyway, he also made a cameo and offered his professional services after the performance of Jack Harlow, Fergie and Lizzo.

According to Deadline, he said, “I just want you to know that I’m available for birthdays, bar mitzvahs, bat mitzvahs, weddings, wakes.” Anything old you need. ANYTHING, whatever. So, oh, I’m also a dentist.

The Edward Scissorhands actor used his Instagram account to share the video of his appearance at the awards show.

He described the post with a caption that read: ‘Guess who? #VMA’.

LL Cool J, Jack Harlow and Nicki Minaj were the hosts of this year’s MTV VMAs. Additionally, Minaj went on to receive the Vanguard Award at the event.

More about Johnny Depp’s appearance at the MTV VMAs

Johnny Depp hasn’t appeared at the VMAs since 2012 when he took home the Generation Award.

The 59-year-old star has won five moon man statues throughout his career. He included awards for Best Male Performance, Best Villain and Global Superstar.

Depp was reportedly “really excited” about his “comeback” at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards.

His appearance comes months after the end of his tumultuous and controversial libel lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard.

Depp sued the Aquaman actress over an article she wrote in 2018 alleging she was a survivor of domestic abuse.

The case lasted all summer. But ultimately the jury decided to vote against the 36-year-old star.

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