Johnny Depp He assured this Tuesday that he has never “hit” a woman in his life. His statements were made during the trial that is being held in the United States and that pits him against his ex-wife, fellow actress Amber Heard, whom he accuses of defamation.
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“I have never hit a woman in my life”was the blunt statement of the Hollywood star during his first statement before a court in the city of Fairfax, in the state of Virginia, where he also denounced that he suffered “constant physical abuse” from his ex-wife when they lived together.
The protagonist of “Pirates of the Caribbean” indicated that filed the lawsuit against the also actress because she felt the “responsibility to clear my name” Y described how her career took a nosedive after she alleged she was a victim of domestic abuse.
“My goal is the truth, only the truth”he told the jury. “One day you are Cinderella and then in zero point six seconds you are Quasimodo (…) I did not deserve that and neither did my children”He added and specified that it was because of Lily-Rose (22) and Jack (20), his children with Vanessa Paradis, that he decided to start the process.
“I felt that it was my responsibility to defend myself not only for myself in that case, but also for my children, who were 14 and 16 at the time, so they were in high school”he explained.
“I thought it was diabolical that my children had to go to school and that their friends or people at school approached them with the infamous People magazine cover featuring Mrs. Heard with a dark bruise on her face (…) And then it kept multiplying, it kept getting bigger and bigger”indicated,
It should be remembered that after airing his private life in a media trial in London, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard returned to court last Monday where, In front of a jury, the couple’s therapist, doctors, among other witnesses of both parties have already declared.
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