Bar sells Johnny Depp shot to help men who discreetly need help, earns praise
The Johnny Depp and Amber Heard The legal drama was the biggest talk on the internet for several weeks. Despite the final verdict, the discussions on it just refuse to die down.
A business is now using it as a cue to help men who might be feeling unsafe and in need of help.
A bar has put up a sign that states that a male customer can discreetly let staff know if they’re in trouble by ordering a shot named ‘Johnny Depp shot’.
Yes, a drink at the bar has been named after the Hollywood actor to help the distressed man.
“Feeling unsafe or scared, just come to the bar and order a Johnny Depp shot,” the sign reads.
It also lists the three types of shots – Near, On The Rocks, and With Lime – that a customer will be able to order.
It is said that when a customer orders a neat Johnny Depp shot, he will get safely escorted out of the bar with an employee. The other two variants will prompt the staff to either call a taxi or call the police.
The end note states that everything is done ‘discreetly and without fuss’.
Some netizens pointed out that the offer is actually a take on the Angel Shot, which was started to help women who might feel unsafe or uncomfortable in bars.
“Angel shots are becoming more common and more known throughout all bars and it’s being brought to bartenders’ attention,” explained TikTok user Benji Spears (@Benjispears).
“OK so an angel shot is key, it can save you or your best friend’s life and it’s something we should all know about,” the TikToker added.
The initiative has earned praise from scores of Twitter and Reddit users.
A user wrote, “This is awesome! Finally, we are seeing equal help for male victims. Wish I had this so many times in my life.”
“This is so incredible and why it’s important that he stood up and we continue to spread awareness for the issues he brought to light,” wrote another.