Johnny Depp May Have Blasted Hunter S. Thompson’s Ashes Out Of A Cannon

According to a lawsuit filed against Johnny Depp by his ex-managers, Depp spent $3 million just to honor one of his favorite writers by blasting his ashes from a cannon. The massive piece of artillery was placed atop a 153-foot tower shaped like a double-thumbed fist clutching a peyote button, as Hunter S. Thompson presumably would have wanted. But perhaps the most bizarre aspect of this ceremony was the audience who participated. The funeral was attended by then-Senator John Kerry, Jack Nicholson, John Cusack, Bill Murray, Benici del Toro, Sean Penn, Josh Hartnett, Ralph Steadman and others. Sure, the gesture cost millions, but he had to go out with a bang.

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