Johnny Depp will doubtless take the stand once more in his ongoing defamation trial in opposition to Amber Heard. Reports say her authorized group intend to name Johnny as a witness on Monday.
Johnny Depp is anticipated to return to the stand in his defamation trial in opposition to ex-wife Amber Heard. Her authorized group is slated to name Johnny as a witness on Monday, in accordance with information studies. The actor is anticipated to be questioned, days after the cross-examination of Amber. Representatives for Johnny and Amber are but to made an official remark. Closing arguments within the trial are scheduled for Friday. Read extra: Johnny Depp’s lawyer Camille Vasquez laughs and dodges question when asked if she is dating the actor
Johnny Depp is suing Amber Heard for $50 million in damages over an opinion piece she wrote for The Washington Post in 2018, by which she described surviving home violence — with out mentioning Johnny by identify. The actor testified within the case in April, and claimed Amber was the aggressor within the relationship. He stated he introduced the swimsuit in opposition to her to “clear” his identify. She, in flip, tried to painting Johnny as prepared to make use of violence and affect to silence her.
The actor’s doable return to the witness stand follows testimony given on Thursday from actor Ellen Barkin, who was in a relationship with him in 1994 – and informed the courtroom he was an often-drunk, “jealous man,” who as soon as threw a wine bottle in her path.
During the continued trial Johnny stated he has by no means hit a girl; whereas Amber stated she was solely ever bodily with Johnny in self-defense or to guard her youthful sister from his alleged aggression. Amber described the primary time Johnny allegedly hit her and accused him of breaking her nostril in a jealous rage.
When Amber filed for divorce in 2016, she filed a brief restraining order in opposition to Johnny, claiming he had been abusive towards her all through their relationship. Though Disney didn’t cite Amber’s Washington Post op-ed or her accusations as the rationale, the studio dropped Johnny from their main franchise Pirates of the Caribbean, shortly after Amber’s essay was launched.
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