Security video shows James Franco visiting Amber Heard in the penthouse
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Following Amber Heard’s deposition and cross-examination, the court heard witnesses in her defense in the defamation trial against her brought by ex-husband Johnny Depp.
Heard is being sued by Depp for $50 million for suggesting he abused her in a 2018 Washington Post editorial. Although she did not name him, he claims her allegations affected his ability to work.
Today, in a pre-recorded deposition, Heard’s ex-friend Raquel Pennington testified seeing Heard’s injuries following a December 2015 altercation with Depp and intervening in a separate 2016 altercation in the penthouses they lived in shortly before Heard to file for divorce. She says she feared for her friend’s safety. Josh Drew, Pennington’s ex, was there that night and was detailing the damage to the roofs and Depp yelling in his face.
Heard’s sister told the jury about Depp’s drug and alcohol use and separate incidents involving holding a dog out of a car window and flinging coat hangers down the stairs during an altercation. The court also heard from friend Elizabeth Marz, Heard’s acting coach and makeup artist.
Ex-friend cries when explaining why she feared for Amber Heard’s safety
Oliver O’ConnellMay 19, 2022 7:00 am
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Oliver O’ConnellMay 19, 2022 6:00 am
Heard’s sister says Depp asked her to sign NDA after he hit her and destroyed her locker
Amber Heard’s sister alleged that Johnny Depp asked her to sign a confidentiality agreement after he allegedly assaulted her during a violent attack on the Aquaman actress.
Whitney Henriquez testified in court in Fairfax, Virginia, on Wednesday about an incident in which her ex-brother-in-law allegedly hit her in the back, threw a can of Red Bull at a friend, grabbed Heard by the hair and hit her before destroying her. there. Mrs. heard.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 19, 2022 5:01 am
Depp laughed as he held dog out of car window and threatened to microwave him, court says
Johnny Depp hung his dog out the window of a moving car and joked about putting him in a microwave after he got mad at Amber Heard over a painting of his ex-partner, according to a bombastic court testimony.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 19, 2022 4:15 am
Heard’s Friend Claims Depp Said He Could ‘Punch Her In The Face’ After They Wed
Johnny Depp said he would be able to “punch her in the face” when they got married, according to the bombastic testimony of Amber Heard’s friend during the ex-couple’s libel trial in Fairfax, Virginia.
In pre-recorded court testimony on Tuesday, Heard’s friend iO Tillett Wright told the court about a conversation he had with Depp at the couple’s 2015 wedding in the Bahamas.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 19, 2022 3:30 am
Heard denies leaking divorce news and video of Depp ‘robbing closets’ to TMZ
On the fourth day of her deposition in her ex-husband’s defamation case against her, Ms. Heard was asked how TMZ knew the location and time of the moment she filed a restraining order against Depp in 2016.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 19, 2022 2:45 am
Depp laughed while holding dog out of car window, says Heard’s sister
Johnny Depp hung his dog out the window of a moving car and joked about putting him in a microwave after he became furious with Amber Heard over a painting of his ex-partner, according to a bombastic court testimony. .
Amber Heard’s sister, Whitney Henriquez, testified in Fairfax, Virginia, on Wednesday, where she testified about the shocking alleged incident that took place on March 21, 2013.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 19, 2022 02:00
Friend recalls Johnny Depp ‘screaming spitting and cursing’ at him
Johnny Depp was allegedly “yelling, cursing and spitting” at a former friend the last night he allegedly violently abused Amber Heard, according to court testimony.
In it, Drew claimed that Depp smashed a bottle against his apartment door and walked in, approached his face in an “aggressive” manner and was “screaming, cursing, spitting in my face.”
Oliver O’ConnellMay 19, 2022 1:15 am
‘I want to devour you’: Heard and Depp’s love notes shared in court
The court was informed of the love notes written by Amber Heard to Johnny Depp during the trial as proof of the equation between them while they were together in 2015.
In one of the love notes, Heard called the Pirates of the Caribbean actor a friend she fell in love with and wanted to devour.
Oliver O’ConnellMay 19, 2022 00:30
Heard’s ex-friend cries over fear the ‘monster’ Depp would ‘do something worse than he intended’
Amber Heard’s ex-best friend broke down in tears as she described how she feared the “monster” Johnny Depp “would do worse than he intended” Aquaman actress.
Raquel Pennington testified at the former couple’s multi-million libel trial on Wednesday, where she told jurors she was “afraid” for her friend’s safety around her then-husband Depp.
“I was worried for her physical safety that when he changed he might do worse than he intended,” she sobbed.
Rachel Sharp reports the latest news from the trial:
Oliver O’ConnellMay 18, 2022 23:45