Amber Heard admitted in court that she beat Johnny Depp to protect herself and her sister. According to NBC News, Amber Heard returned to court in Fairfax, Virginia, USA on May 5 to continue her lawsuit against Johnny Depp.
This time, Heard admitted and recounted the first time she hit back Johnny Depp. According to Heard, the incident took place in Los Angeles (California, USA) a few weeks after being sexually assaulted by Depp in Australia (in 2015).
Heard suspected Depp of having an affair when she discovered him visiting another woman’s house. “I immediately asked him about it. I didn’t care that he could kill me at that moment,” Heard said.
Amber Heard hit Depp and got hit back by Depp
After scolding Johnny Depp, Amber Heard went to the next room to meet her sister – Whitney Heard. Depp chased her, and scuffled with the Heard sisters on the stairs. Heard said she hit Depp when he tried to hit her sister.
“I never hit him. That was the first time. I hit him in the face. Johnny wasn’t hurt and laughed at me. Then he hit me again and again.”
“Johnny Depp kept drinking and beating me”
According to the actress, during the filming of Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Salazar’s Revenge in Australia in 2015, Johnny Depp lost sleep for a long time and became grumpy. She tried to advise her ex-husband to calm down and rest, but he continued to drink and started screaming and smashing things. Depp kept cursing that Heard had ruined his life.
“Johnny Depp sexually assaulted me”
Depp shoved Heard, strangled her, tore her clothes, and inserted a glass bottle into Heard’s vagina.
“Johnny Depp used a lot of drugs”
After the incident, Amber Heard intended to leave but discovered Johnny Depp had used a lot of cocaine. Heard said she was worried her husband might die of a drug overdose and that if she left, their relationship would be over. She often comforted herself that Depp’s violent behavior would end soon.
Amber Heard denies breaking Johnny Depp’s finger
She denied breaking Depp’s finger. Heard said when she woke up and saw a lot of blood, she found out her husband was injured. She claimed she was also bleeding at the time, but didn’t care because she was in so much pain about Depp’s wound.
“I realized I might be injured. However, I told myself that the bottle Johnny was using wasn’t broken. I just married him,” Heard said.
“Johnny Depp ruined my acting career”
Amber Heard also accused Johnny Depp of forbidding her from acting while they were dating. Depp got upset every time his wife accepted an offer to audition or meet a film partner. Once, Depp got angry when he learned that Heard was going to a writer’s house to discuss a new movie. She explained that this writer was sick so he couldn’t leave his house.
“All my explanations, all my apologies were not accepted by him, he never forgave,” Heard said.
Johnny Depp laughs when he hears Amber Heard’s testimony
Previously, Depp denied beating Heard, he released a lot of evidence proving Heard had an affair with many people, such as Eddie Redmayne, James Franco, Jim Sturgess, Kevin Costner, Liam Hemsworth, Billy Bob Thornton, Channing Tatum, Leonardo DiCaprio, even actress Kelli Garner.
Actress Amber Heard is also accused of having a “threesome” with Elon Musk and supermodel Cara Delevingne at Johnny Depp’s private house.
Johnny Depp “I’ve Never Hit a Woman”
On April 25, Johnny Depp released an audio recording in which Heard challenged him to go public about being abused by Heard.
Depp also insisted he didn’t pee in the hallway and that Heard was the one who pooped on his bed, later blaming his two small dogs.
The trial was adjourned
Judge Penney Azcarate ended the trial at about 5:30 p.m. on May 5, later than previous hearings. The court will be closed for more than a week before reopening on May 16 and is expected to close on May 27. Azcarate reminded the jury should not to read or watch the information about the lawsuit online or on television to avoid distraction.