Amber Heard’s Lawyers Describe the Hell of Living With ‘Monster’ Johnny Depp

It is ‘War of the Roses’ but in real life and with first class actors.

After airing his private life in a media trial a couple of years ago in London, actor Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard -who accused him before the judge of insults and assaults during their marriage- have returned to court this week, although this time in the United States, to accuse each other of defamation. The 58-year-old actor sued her 35-year-old ex for 50 million, denouncing her for vilifying him in a 2018 article she published in The Washington Post saying she was “a survivor of domestic abuse.”

Although yesterday the actress and model surprised with a statement on Instagram saying: “I never named him, but I wrote about the price women pay for denouncing men in power. I continue to pay that price, but I hope that when this case is concluded , I can go ahead and Johnny too”, this Tuesday his lawyers affirmed that The actress lived through hell during her marriage to Johnny Deppturned according to them into a “monster” for drugs and alcohol, with attacks of “rage” that ended in verbal, physical, and sexual assaults.

crosses of accusations

The two are accused of defamation in a trial near Washington what part of a column published in the ‘Washington Post’ in 2018in which Heard described herself as a “victim of domestic violence” harassed by society after denouncing Depp two years earlier.

Heard “loved the side of Johnny that we see in the movies, charismatic, charming, generous, he’s the man she fell in love with,” her lawyer told jurors. Elaine Bredehoft. “But unfortunately the monster appeared and this monster appeared when he drank or took drugs,” she added, mentioning alcohol cocktails, drugs, cocaine, ecstasy, and hallucinogenic mushrooms.

Depp had in him “an enormous anger” that transformed him into a “evil” and “it was during these episodes of rage that he would verbally, psychologically, physically and sexually attack” Heard, Bredehoft explained.

He recounted several scenes of violence, especially in March 2015 in Australia, where Depp was filming the fifth episode of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’.

makeup for bruises

The actress never left her makeup kit to hide the bruises on her facesaid the lawyer, who has planned to show the jury “shocking photos” from heard with “bruises, split lips, torn hair”.

In her opinion piece, the actress does not name Depp, whom she met in 2009 and with whom married in 2015.

A year later he applied for a Restraining order, stating that the actor had hit him. But she resigned from these positions as part of her divorce, which was finalized in 2017.

He denies the greatest

After the publication of the column in the newspaper, Depp, who denies hitting him, filed a defamation lawsuit against Heard, claiming $50 million in damages. The actress, in turn, filed a defamation lawsuit in which she asks for 100 million dollars.

The actor’s lawyer benjamin chewInstead, he charged that “Amber Heard forever changed Depp’s life and reputation, and you will hear him recount the terrible impact this had on his life,” he said, addressing the jury.

According to him, Heard accused her husband of violence in 2016 to get back at him for deciding to divorce.

And two years later, in the wake of “the #MeToo movement” that denounced sexual violence and “just before the premiere of the movie ‘Aquaman'”, in which he participated, Heard “chose to remind the world of these poisonous accusations in a world-renowned newspaper,” he said.

“Fat old man”

Depp’s sister, Christi Dembrowskidescribed on the stand a toxic marriage relationship with a “always conflictive” young woman, who “greatly exaggerated” her husband’s alcohol and drug problems and called him “fat old man”.

“Dior is class and style, and you don’t have style,” he told her, according to her, on one occasion, when they were talking about an advertising contract with this brand.

The actor filed the lawsuit in the state of Virginia, where the ‘Washington Post’ is printed and where the legal framework is more favorable to libel claims than in Californiawhere the two actors reside.

Broadcast on TV

The two ex-spouses attend the trial, broadcast live on television and will last for weeks. The witness list is worthy of Hollywood movieswith the billionaire Elon Musk, actors James Franco and Paul Bettany, and actress Ellen Barkin.

This trial is reminiscent of the one held in 2020 in London, when the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ actor sued the editorial of ‘The Sun’ newspaper for an article that presented him as a violent husband.

Called as a witness, his ex-wife had recounted a dozen attacks committed, according to her, by a husband.

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Depp admits to having used too many drugs and alcohol, but insists that he never hit a woman. His ex-partners support him Vanessa Paradis and Winona Ryder.

The British court ruled in favor of ‘The Sun’.

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