Johnny Depp made several weird, surprise appearances at the 2022

MTVVMAs as the channel's famed mascot, Moon Man

space science

Floating above the stage at a launch, he was heard saying

I need work" as the annual ceremony opened

It marks the latest appearance by the actor in an apparent return to

the public sphere, following his victory in the multimillion-dollar

lawsuit against former partner Amber Heard

In a later virtual appearance at the VMAs he announced that he was available for

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