Schitt's Creek star Emily Hampshire blasted for dressing as warring exes Johnny ... trends now
The actress, 42, utilized props referencing the brutal defamation lawsuit such as a plastic turd in photos briefly posted to her Instagram on Tuesday.
Emily went as Johnny complete with a drawn mustache, tattoos, and slicked back hair while her friend dressed as an anguished Amber.
She held a bottle of wine and tucked the 'turd' into her suit jacket as she sat beside 'Amber', who pulled various crying faces.
While the images - which were captioned 'Happy Halloween' with two jack-o-lantern emojis - were ultimately removed from her account, the posts were screen grabbed by offended viewers who shared them with others on social media.
Controversy: Schitt's Creek star Emily Hampshire has come under fire after she and a friend went as warring exes Johnny Depp and Amber Heard for Halloween
Schitt's Creek star: Hampshire, pictured second on the far R in the suit, played Stevie Budd on the hit series
'It really is a special kind of depraved to keep the costumes going a full year and a half later. @emilyhampshire clearly felt the need to rise to the task,' one angered X user posted to the social media site, along with images of the costumes.
Another disappointed X user re-posted the images as she expressed her disappointment.
'This is so beyond disappointing to see from @emilyhampshire. words can't articulate how let down and disgusted i feel,' they wrote.
The backlash continued on the social media site Reddit.
'Wow. This is obviously in poor taste but, the wine bottle prop?