Surprise appearance of Johnny Depp as Moonman at the 2022 VMA

Johnny Depp surprised fans by appearing in a floating astronaut costume at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night.

Here’s everything you need to know.

Johnny Depp stars as a master at MTV VMA

At the MTV Video Music Awards, Johnny Depp stunned the audience by floating above the crowd wearing the show’s silver astronaut mascot.

However, Depp’s face was digitally added inside the astronaut’s helmet that inspired the network’s Moon Person statue. Moreover, his appearance seemed to have been pre-recorded.

The Pirates of the Caribbean actor appeared briefly throughout the live broadcast, giving jokes and random commentary.

At the start of the show, Depp was like, ‘And what do you know? I needed a job.’

Also, he wandered the Prudential Center arena in later segments. This time it’s ‘Hey VMA, let’s get back to the fucking music, huh?’

Nevertheless, he made cameos and provided professional services after performances by Jack Harlow, Fergie and Lizzo.

According to Deadline, he said, ‘I want you to know that I can attend birthdays, bar mitzvahs, bart mitzvahs, weddings and wake ups. All the old stuff you need. Whatever, you name it. So, oh, I’m a dentist too.’

Actor Edward Scissorhands shared a video of himself at the awards ceremony using his Instagram handle.

who is he? #VMA.’

LL Cool J, Jack Harlow and Nicki Minaj hosted the MTV VMA this year. Minaj also won the Vanguard Award at the event.

Find out more about what Johnny Depp looks like at the MTV VMA

Johnny Depp hasn’t appeared at the VMA since winning the 2012 Generation Award.

The 59-year-old star has won five Moonman statues throughout his career. Awards for Best Male Performance, Best Villain, and Global Superstar were included.

Depp is said to have been ‘really excited’ about his ‘comeback’ at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards.

His appearance comes months after a tumultuous and controversial defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife, Amber Heard.

Depp sued actress Aquaman in 2018 for a post alleging that she was a survivor of domestic violence.

The incident continued all summer. But ultimately, the jury decided to vote for the 36-year-old star.


Maddii is a typical nerd with a greedy appetite for books. She likes late night snacks.

Leave a Comment