Paul McCartneywas criticized for playing a clip ofJohnnyDeppduring the performance ofGlastonbury.
The Beatles star played thePyramid Stageon Saturday night (June 25th) and became the oldest solo headliner in festival history at the age of 80.
McCartney's performance was widely praised by his fans, both inWorthy Farmand in interviews from his home. A 5-star review of the setby TheIndependentcan be read here.
When playing the 2012 track "My Valentine" dedicated to his wife Nancy, who was in the crowd, McCartney provided a music video excerpt for a song featuring both Depp and Natalie Portman. I played it.
However, many people had problems with the choice of musicians to play Depp's video on the jumbo screen during the set.
In the black and white clip, you can see Depp playing the guitar and chanting the lyrics of the song in sign language.
This isn't the first time McCartney has played a clip featuring Depp at his concert.
He used the footage on his recent US tour, anda defamation trial of Depp against his ex-wife Amber Heard was underway.
With McCartney Depp is reportedly a close friend and a longtime collaborator. Pirates of the CaribbeanThe actor has appeared in some of McCartney's music videos.
In response to McCartney's set of Glastonbury, one wrote: He feels against everything that Glastonbury represents.
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Another addition: "I wish Glastonbury stopped this"
"The smartest thing. Paul – such a controversial decision&It's a great way to keep people who aren't happy with the outcome of the trial, "said someone else.
"Dep singing to McCartney's love song for his wife feels a little sick," another person wrote.
Fifth addition: "Did Paul McCartney have a really big screen for Johnny Depp in the previous song? Calamba, everyone involved."
But others praise McCartney for his choice, and one writes: He did well to everyone involved.
Elsewhere in the headline set, McCartneybrought in surprise guests Dave Grohl and Bruce Springsteen.
You can follow the latest updates from Worthy Farm on his live bloghere.