Virginia [Washington] Might 6 (ANI): Actor Amber Heard broke down in tears on the witness stand on Thursday whereas testifying within the defamation trial towards ex-husband Johnny Depp claiming that he had sexually assaulted her with a liquor bottle throughout a struggle in Australia, shortly after the pair acquired married.
Recounting the ordeal, the “Aquaman” actress mentioned that the struggle in Australia — throughout filming of the fifth “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie in March 2015 — was prompted by Depp’s jealousy and her concern about his drug use, Selection reported.
She mentioned Depp had repeatedly hit her, threw bottles at her and choked her towards a fridge, earlier than lastly getting her on high of a countertop and penetrating her with a bottle.
“I keep in mind simply not wanting to maneuver,” she mentioned. She mentioned she remembered pondering, “Please, God, I hope it is not damaged.”Heard is defending herself in a $50 million defamation trial in Fairfax, Virginia. Depp has sued his ex-wife Heard for writing an op-ed piece for the Washington Put up through which she claimed that she was a sufferer of home abuse.
Depp has even argued that she has levelled allegations towards him to advance her profession.
His lawsuit alleges that he misplaced out on the sixth “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie and different film roles after Heard referred to herself as a “public determine representing home abuse” in a December 2018 op-ed, the Selection reported.
Heard started her testimony on Wednesday afternoon, recounting how she first met Depp and fell in love with him. However she mentioned she additionally found that Depp might grow to be extraordinarily jealous — particularly when drunk or excessive — and fly into rages.
She advised the jury a couple of flight on a personal jet in Might 2014, when she alleges that Depp slapped her after which kicked her to the ground. She additionally advised the jury of different violent episodes, in Tokyo, and on Depp’s non-public island within the Bahamas. She mentioned Depp may very well be verbally merciless, calling her a “whore,” a “slut” and a “fats ass,” Selection reported.
Depp has denied ever assaulting Heard. He already advised the jury his personal model of occasions surrounding the Australia struggle, alleging that she severed his fingertip when she threw a bottle at him.
Heard has beforehand testified about these incidents throughout a trial in the UK, however the particulars of the alleged sexual assault had been stored confidential in that continuing.
In her testimony on Thursday, Heard additionally mentioned she ended up with cuts on her arms and ft from the damaged glass. She mentioned, at one level, Depp had held a damaged bottle to her jaw, and threatened to “carve up my face,”it added.
The couple met on the ‘Rum Diary’ set in 2011 and acquired married in 2015. Nonetheless, the wedding was short-lived. They cut up in Might 2016, and Heard accused the actor of sexual abuse. Depp denied the claims, and so they settled their divorce in August 2016. (ANI)