The ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ actor is advertising the love poem he wrote for previous fiancee as a non-fungible token in an auction with a portion of the proceeds likely to charity.
Johnny Depp is offering a poem he penned for ex-fiancee Winona Ryder as an NFT for charity.
The Hollywood actor has teamed up with ViciNFT to auction off several goods, with the a lot also like a signed photograph of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star playing a person of his beloved guitars at his villa in France.
A total of 25 for every cent raised from the NFT (non-fungible tokens) auction will go to one particular or much more charities supporting wildlife and the ecosystem, moreover an more donation will be made to a local weather conservation fund.
“I feel ViciNFT is the 1st NFT company to certainly want to shield and boost the surroundings,” Johnny stated in a statement. “I rely on the founders of ViciNFT to often place charity and helping many others higher than mere profitability.”
ViciNFT is headed up by Invoice Gladstone, an creator and literary agent, who has represented the likes of Neil Youthful, Pamela Anderson, and Deepak Chopra.
“This is a ground breaking prospect to recognise inventive artists, musicians, authors, poets, and visionary thinkers,” Gladstone added. “Johnny Depp is one particular of the most multi-proficient resourceful artists of our era, earning him the great creative identity to start innovative NTFs for the typical very good.”
“I stand for many fantastic authors whose books have lifted recognition of important world difficulties. I foresee that the accomplishment of Johnny Depp’s Formal NFT collection will develop possibilities for a lot of authors and artists to help thousands and thousands of men and women all through the earth.”
Johnny and Winona have been engaged for 3 several years in between 1990 and 1994.
The pair starred along with each and every other in “Edward Scissorhands” in 1990 and were being known for their mutual like of poetry.
The 1st NFT auction commences at 9am ET on Tuesday (04Could21) and ends 5pm ET on Wednesday on OpenSea at the official Johnny Depp auction.