Jason Isaacs is the first to admit that his latest role is a change in direction for him.
Claims of defecating in bed, accusations of dangling a dog out of a moving car, writing on a mirror in blood and tales of drug and alcohol abuse - after an extraordinary week at the High Court in London the world has seemingly heard every single detail of the now not-so private lives of Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard.
"It felt a little bit like just pure nostalgia, which is enjoyable but it's also a bit worrying," says Mike Skinner, thoughtfully.
Former Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan has apologised for attacking his girlfriend and said he has struggled with alcohol addiction "for many years".
Security footage has been released showing the last known movements of Glee star Naya Rivera, who is feared to have drowned after taking her son out on a lake in southern California.
Celebrities including Elton John, Dua Lipa and Jade Thirlwall have signed a letter calling on the government to ban so-called "conversion therapy" for LGBT+ people.