Aquaman’s Amber Heard confesses to striking ex-husband Johnny Depp on several celebrations however declares it was self-defense each time and not attack.
Aquaman star Amber Heard has actually confessed to striking ex-husband and Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp on several celebrations however declares that every strike remained in self-defense which she never ever attacked him.
“There are many times I had to use my body to defend myself, and that included slapping wherever I could,” Heard stated throughout her 4th day on the stand at Depp’s continuous character assassination trial versus the star. “If it meant I could get away, absolutely, or the difference between a sore face and a broken nose… I tried to defend myself when I could, but it was after years of not defending myself.” According to Wanderer, when questioned under interrogation by Depp’s legal representative Camille Vasquez about her previous domestic violence accusation from 2009, the star mentioned, “I’ve never assaulted Mr. Depp or anyone else that I’ve been romantically linked to, ever.”
Heard had earlier affirmed in the trial that Depp presumably physically abused her on several celebrations. “I will never forget it,” she stated, stating the very first time she declares Depp struck her. “It changed my life.” Heard remembered the 2 were discussing Depp’s “Wino” tattoo — a customized variation of a tattoo Depp initially got while dating ex-girlfriend Winona Ryder. Heard stated she at first could not read what it stated and chuckled when he informed her. “I just laughed, because I thought he was joking. And he slapped me across the face,” Heard stated. “And I laughed. I laughed because I didn’t know what else to do. I thought, ‘This must be a joke.'”
The star likewise revealed throughout interrogation that Depp had actually attempted to eliminate her. After Vasquez played audio recordings of arguments in between the couple and read-aloud love keeps in mind that Heard had actually composed to Depp after he had presumably mistreated her, the lawyer asked Heard, “You weren’t scared of him at all, were you?” The Aquaman star reacted, “This is a man who tried to kill me. Of course it’s scary. He’s also my husband.”
Depp is taking legal action against Heard for $50 million in character assassination for a 2018 Washington Post op-ed detailing her supposed experience with domestic abuse. Depp declares the op-ed destroyed his profession and cost him several movie functions, consisting of a $22.5 million payday for a 6th Pirates of the Caribbean movie. He likewise mentions that Heard was the real abuser in their relationship. Heard has actually rejected the allegations and counter-sued Depp for $100 million in character assassination.
The trial started in April and is set up to conclude on May 27 where it will then go to the jury for consideration.