Amber Heard got here to the witness stand throughout Johnny Depp’s lawsuit in opposition to The Solar right now and alleged that the actor made her concern for her life.
The Pirates of the Caribbean star and NGN, consultant of The Solar, went to UK courtroom final week, rekindling the flame of controversy in regards to the couple’s short-lived marriage but once more. The defendants, led by Sasha Wass QC, accused Depp of mistreating his spouse and abusing medication and alcohol, whereas Depp’s attorneys and individuals who had been near them once they had been collectively introduced up a number of situations the place Heard was evidently the one who abused her husband.
The actress herself, in the meantime, offered a written assertion in courtroom earlier than showing on Monday to testify, wherein she alleges that her then-husband was extraordinarily controlling and intimidating.
“Some incidents had been so extreme that I used to be afraid he was going to kill me, both deliberately or simply by shedding management and going too far. He explicitly threatened to kill me many occasions, particularly later in our relationship,” she revealed.
Now, coming to the witness stand whereas Depp was current within the courtroom, Heard described an incident in Japan when he allegedly attacked her in a lodge room, saying:
“There was an argument in a lodge room in Tokyo that resulted in Johnny kneeling on my again and hitting me on the again of the pinnacle.”
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Heard additional claimed that her ex-spouse blamed this conduct on a break up character, explaining:
“He would blame all his actions on a self-created third occasion as an alternative of himself, which he usually referred to as ‘the monster,’” she mentioned. “He would talk about it as if it was one other individual or character and never him doing all these items. When Johnny places his consideration on you, with all his depth and darkness, it’s not like something I’ve ever skilled. Once I say he was darkish, he had a violent and darkish approach of talking: the way in which he talked about our relationship being ‘lifeless or alive’ and telling me that demise was the one approach out of the connection.”
The Aquaman actress alleges that Depp was all the time in a state of “weaponized victimhood” and didn’t have any accountability to anybody, which is why she thought she might repair him earlier on of their relationship.
“After violent episodes, his group would attempt to persuade me to stick with him or to come back again, usually telling me he was sorry and would get clear for me. I believe I stayed not solely as a result of I had hope of him getting clear and issues altering, but in addition due to the accountability I felt, being instructed I used to be the one to inspire him and assist him to get clear,” she revealed.
After all, it’s no shock that Amber Heard is throwing the whole lot she will on the actor, now that each her profession and future livelihood are on the road. And because the trial continues this week, we’ll be sure you carry you all the newest updates on what comes out of it.