Gross sales of Jack Sparrow costumes for Halloween have reportedly spiked following the trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.
Depp performed Captain Jack Sparrow throughout 5 movies within the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise, with the final being 2017’s Lifeless Males Inform No Tales.
The retailer sells two completely different costumes of the character – a fundamental one for $85 to $95 (£75 to £84), and a premium one for $245 to $299 (£216 to £264). In accordance with the outlet, shares have already been depleted by greater than 85 per cent.
The gross sales enhance comes after Depp’s trial towards ex-wife Heard earlier this 12 months, the place the actor sued Heard for defamation over a 2018 op-ed in The Washington Publish.
The trial concluded in June with the jury siding with Depp, who was awarded $10million (£8million) in compensatory damages and $5million in punitive damages. Heard was awarded $2million for a counterclaim towards Depp.
In July, Heard filed an official discover to enchantment the end result of the trial.
A sixth instalment within the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise is at present in growth, which is believed to be the primary with out Jack Sparrow.
For the reason that trial concluded, Depp has introduced plans to direct his first movie in 25 years, launched a collaborative album with Jeff Beck, and earned £3million after promoting his debut artwork assortment.