The actress Amber Heard said Thursday that her ex-husband Johnny Depp slapped and kicked her on a plane after accusing her of having an affair with the actor james frank, testifying in the explosive trial taking place outside Washington.
Yesterday Amber Heard was on the stand, there she held back tears during her testimony against Johnny Depp and described the first bold kiss
“I felt embarrassed”, Heard told the jury hearing Depp’s multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit against her.
“It was the first time something like this had happened to me.” he added, on the verge of tears.
The 36-year-old actress recounted several cases of alleged physical abuse by the star of Pirates of the Caribbean, testifying on the second day on the witness stand at the trial in Fairfax County, Virginia.
Depp, 58, has filed a lawsuit against Heard over an op-ed she wrote for the newspaper. Washington Post in December 2018, in which the actress described herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.”
Heard, who had a leading role in the film Aquamandid not name Depp in the op-ed, but the actor sued her for implying he was an abuser and is seeking $50 million in damages.
Heard countersued, asking for $100 million and claiming she suffered “unbridled physical violence and abuse” at his hands.
‘He grabbed me by the neck, held me for a second and told me he could kill me,’ says Amber Heard in her statement about Johnny Depp
“He was mad at me for taking the job with James Franco,” Heard said, recounting the incident on the plane, which occurred in May 2014.
“He hated, he hated James Franco and he accused me of having had a secret thing with him since we did super smoked (Pineapple Express)”he said, referring to the 2008 film Heard worked on with Franco.
“He called me a whore”assured the actress.
heard she said Depp, who had been drinking, slapped her and kicked her in the back as she moved to another seat.
Members of Depp’s security team and their assistants were on the plane at the time, the actress said.
“I fell to the ground”, recalled. “Nobody said anything, nobody did anything. It was like you could hear a pin drop on that plane.”
“And I remember feeling very embarrassed”he added.
Depp, a three-time Oscar nominee, and Heard met in 2009 on the set of the film Diary of a seducer (The Rum Diary) and married in February 2015. Their divorce was finalized two years later.
“Like a baby”
During four days of pre-trial testimony, Depp denied physically abusing Heard and claimed that she was the one who was frequently violent.
Heard also testified about other times Depp allegedly hit her, including one in which she said she “suspected” he had broken her nose.
The actress elaborated on Depp’s continued drug and alcohol use and his recurring efforts to get sober during their relationship.
He said a bodyguard once had to carry an unconscious Depp in his arms “like a baby” to his rented London house.
“I remember that I thought that everything would end here. He encouraged me to feel like we were in a new chapter, that Johnny had finally hit rock bottom,” said.
But despite a “million promises to get clean and sober,” couples therapy and rehabilitation efforts, Depp always returned to drinking and using marijuana and cocaine.
On Wednesday, The actress said Depp was obsessively jealous and would punch walls, slap her in the face and hit her when he was drunk.
“He was the love of my life”Heard stated. “But it was also this other thing. And that other thing was horrible.”
She said Depp first hit her after she laughed at one of his tattoos. “He slapped me for no reason” he said, with a lump in his throat on the dais.
“Johnny on speed is very different from Johnny on opiates. Johnny on opiates is very different from Adderall and Johnny on cocaine, which is very different from Johnny on Quaaludes.”assured on Wednesday about the different drugs that he said the actor consumed.
Depp’s lawyers took experts to the stand who testified that the actor has lost millions due to the abuse allegations, including $22.5 million for the sixth installment of the franchise. Pirates of the Caribbean.
Depp filed the lawsuit against Heard in the United States after losing another libel case in London in November 2020, which he brought against the British tabloid The Sun for calling him a “wife beater.” (I)