Johnny Deppfor this week in the trial over his lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard. Depp is suing Heard for libel, alleging that she falsely portrayed him as a home abuser and harmed his profitable performing profession. The declare facilities round a 2018 op-ed Heard wrote in the Washington Post in which she made references to struggling abuse, however didn’t title Depp.
On the stand, Depp stated he by no means hit Heard and that he has by no means struck a lady. He accused Heard of abuse and in addition spoke extensively about his personal points with medicine and alcohol. Here is a take a look at a number of the most shocking moments from the trial to this point..
1. Depp stated he painted with the blood on his finger after it was lower throughout a battle with Heard
During his testimony, Depp alleged that in a violent argument in Australia in 2015, Heard threw two vodka bottles at him and when one exploded, it sliced his finger to the purpose the place bone was uncovered. He claimed it resulted the tip of his center finger being lower off.
Depp stated after being lower, he wrote on the partitions along with his blood after which dipped his finger in paint to maintain writing. He stated: “The blood had dried because it have been, and so I caught my finger right into a can of paint and in addition mineral spirits to place my verbal messages onto the wall.”
2. Lawyers requested Depp about issues he wrote through the incident
Depp stated he wrote “reminders” on a mirror after Heard filmed a film with actor Billy Bob Thornton. Photos of the mirror confirmed the phrases “Billy Bob and Easy Amber.”
He was additionally requested throughout his testimony if he drew a penis on a portray. “I do not learn about that. I do not bear in mind drawing a penis on a portray,” he stated. When requested if he forgot, given the state he was in, Depp stated: “Drawing a penis was not the very first thing on my thoughts. I had messages. Reminders.”
He additionally wrote on a lampshade, a photograph of which was additionally proven through the trial. “On this lampshade, which seems to be sitting on the bottom, you write, in some combination of blood or paint, ‘Good luck and watch out at prime,'” Heard’s lawyer requested.
“Yes, right,” Depp stated. “Yes, I assumed it was good recommendation.”
3. Audio of Heard discussing alleged hurt from Depp was performed
Audio was performed through the trial in which Heard spoke to Depp in regards to the alleged hurt he had executed to her. “By the way in which, my household, my associates, everybody round me noticed all of the bruises, a damaged blood vessel underneath my eye, bruises on my head, the lacking chunks of hair, the break up lip, the black eye, the swollen nostril,” she stated.
4. An picture of a bruise Depp allegedly obtained from Heard was proven
Depp claimed Heard “roundhouse punched” him, which resulted in a bruise underneath his eye. He additionally claimed that through the altercation, he thought she harm her foot on a door and when he went to verify on her, “she kicked the toilet door into my head.”
“And I used to be utterly stunned by such a corrosive horrific transfer,” he stated.
5. Depp speculated why Disney lower ties with him
Heard’s lawyer stated stories of Disney reducing ties with Depp got here earlier than Heard’s 2018 op-ed was printed. “Were you conscious that it was being reported, as it’s in this text that ‘Johnny Depp is out as Jack Sparrow in Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean franchise as actor battles monetary points and private dramas?’ Were you conscious of that?” he requested Depp.
“I wasn’t conscious of that however it does not shock me given two years had passed by of simply fixed worldwide speak about being this spouse beater,” he stated, alleging Heard publicly defamed him. “So I’m certain that Disney was attempting to chop ties to be protected. The MeToo motion was in full swing at that time.”
6. Video performed of Depp saying, “Want to see loopy, I’ll offer you [expletive] loopy”
A video of Depp and Heard arguing, throughout which he turns into aggressive, was performed through the trial. Depp is seen pouring wine whereas angrily asking: “Want to see loopy, I’ll offer you [expletive] loopy. I received your loopy. All you are loopy.”
He then notices she is recording and tussles along with her, throughout which the video cuts out. Depp confirmed to Heard’s lawyer throughout questioning that it was him in the video and it was at his West Hollywood dwelling. “And you’d agree, that you just have been violent in that clip, right?” the lawyer asks.
“Clearly I used to be having a nasty time,” Depp replied. He stated Heard illegally recorded him, including, “I did assault a few cupboards however I didn’t contact Ms. Heard.”
When requested if he was drunk when the video was taken, Depp stated it was doable. “You poured your self a mega pint of pink wine, right?” the lawyer requested.
“A mega pint?” Depp replied, laughing. “I poured myself a big glass of wine. I assumed it vital.”
7. Depp was requested about taking medicine with Marilyn Manson
“Um. Yes, we have drank collectively,” Depp stated, when requested if he had executed medicine with singer Marilyn Manson. “We’ve had cocaine collectively a few instances.” Manson, whose actual title is Brian Hugh Warner, has been accused of sexual misconduct by a number of ladies.
When requested if he took tablets with Manson, Depp stated: “I as soon as gave Marilyn Manson a tablet in order that he would cease speaking a lot.”
8. Texts from Depp to his pal and sister have been proven: “Too a lot of the drink”
Text messages from Depp to his pal Paul Bettany reveal he instructed the actor about an event the place he drank an excessive amount of round Heard. Heard’s lawyer learn the textual content out loud. “You might must drink for me,” Depp wrote to Bettany. “I, after all, pounded and displayed ugly colours to Amber on a current journey. I’m an insane individual. And not so truthful headed after an excessive amount of of the drink. Weed, tablets, high quality. Booze? My capability is simply too massive and will not cease. Ugly and unhappy. Oh, how I find it irresistible.”
Texts to his sister, Christi, have been additionally shared as proof. “She desires to speak to me, she does not know what to do. Loves you, however does not at all times know what to do. She’s apprehensive about all of it,” Christi wrote to Depp about Heard.
“It was not nice immediately. I wasn’t conscious she had one other [expletive] photoshoot tomorrow. That’s actually why she [expletive] left. I do not want actress [expletive] and her [expletive] ambition,” Depp wrote again.
9. Audio was performed the place Heard alleges Depp head-butted her
In an audio recording, Heard questions Depp why he can head-butt her however he took difficulty along with her screaming.
Depp stated he would “vehemently disagree” with the allegation, including that he was attempting to restrain her. He stated their heads doubtless bumped when she was shifting round as he restrained her.
10. Photo of huge baggage of marijuana was proven
Heard’s lawyer confirmed Depp a photograph of a minimum of 4 massive baggage of marijuana subsequent to a cup with the brand of his movie firm, Infinitum Nihil. Depp confirmed the photograph was taken at his recording studio.
11. Depp admitted to trashing lodge rooms in the previous
“You’ve trashed lodge rooms earlier than merely since you’ve had a nasty couple days and an disagreeable time,” Heard’s lawyer requested Depp.
“Correct. I’ve assaulted a sofa or two. Yes, sir,” Depp replied. When requested if he has expressed himself via damaging habits, Depp agreed.
Heard’s lawyer requested, “And you’d stated in an interview one time, you stated the next, quote: ‘You know, you’ve unhealthy days, and , some guys go play golf, some guys , smash lodge rooms.’ You’ve stated that earlier than, proper?”
“As a joke,” Depp replied. He stated does not consider he is the one individual to have punched a door or damaged one thing throughout an “inside bout” with himself.
12. Texts reveal Depp referred to Heard with disparaging language
Heard’s lawyer questioned Depp about texts despatched in April 2015 to somebody referred to as “sis,” who might have been Heard’s sister, Depp testified.
“I by no means, ever need to lay eyes on that filthy whore,” Depp texted. “Amber a most embarrassing.”
“And if you referred to as Amber ‘that filthy whore,’ she was your spouse on the time, right?” the lawyer requested.
“Yes, sir,” Depp replied.
13. Depp stated his mom abused him
Depp stated throughout his childhood, bodily abuse from his mom was “fixed,” with abuse coming in the type of ashtrays being flung or a high-heeled shoe or phone getting used to beat him. He stated Depp he needed to ensure his kids did not expertise that sort of upbringing.
14. Depp spoke about Elton John attempting to get him sober
“Elton John was one among your pals who was attempting that will help you get sober, right?” Heard’s lawyer requested, which Depp confirmed. “And you despatched him a message in 2012 the place you thanked him for his assist and also you stated, quote, ‘I’d have been swallowed up by the monster have been it not for you? That is a straightforward truth.’ Isn’t that true?”
“Yes. Again, the monster referring to alcohol and substances,” Depp stated.
The phrase monster was used at one other level in the trial, when Depp stated Heard referred to as him a monster when he was on medicine and alcohol — and that she continued to make use of it when he was “stone chilly sober of alcohol and substances apart from my meds,” he stated.
15. Depp alleged Heard left fecal matter in their mattress
Depp stated whereas Heard was at Coachella, he determined to go to the penthouse they shared and pack his issues when she wasn’t dwelling. His bodyguard warned him fecal matter was discovered left in the mattress.
“That was as absurd and grotesque and merciless after which I used to be proven an image of what the issue was,” Depp stated through the trial.
He stated Heard stored denying it, blaming it on their small canine, however he was satisfied she was mendacity.