Winona Ryder has Johnny Depp‘s again.
The actress, 48, submitted a declaration on the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star’s behalf in his lawsuit in opposition to his ex-wife, Amber Heard. Within the paperwork obtained by The Blast, she claimed that she can’t imagine that Depp, 56, would ever commit an act of home violence.
”I knew Johnny very properly years in the past. We had been collectively as a pair for 4 years, and I counted him as my greatest good friend, and as near me as household. I rely our relationship as one of many extra important relationships of my life. I perceive that it is extremely essential that I converse from my very own expertise,” she said in the declaration (by way of the outlet).
“I clearly was not there throughout his marriage to Amber, however, from my expertise, which was so wildly completely different, I used to be completely shocked, confused and upset once I heard the accusations in opposition to him. The concept that he’s an extremely violent individual is the farthest factor from the Johnny I knew and beloved. I can’t wrap my head round these accusations.”
She additionally claimed she by no means witnessed him being abusive to anybody in the previous, and he or she doesn’t imagine that he’s a violent individual.
“He was by no means, by no means violent in the direction of me,” she said. “He was by no means, by no means abusive in any respect in the direction of me. He has by no means been violent or abusive in the direction of anyone I’ve seen. I actually and actually solely know him as a very good man – an extremely loving, extraordinarily caring man who was so very protecting of me and the folks that he loves, and I felt so very, very secure with him.”
“I don’t wish to name anybody a liar however from my expertise of Johnny, it’s unattainable to imagine that such horrific allegations are true. I discover it extraordinarily upsetting realizing him as I do.”
The “Stranger Issues” actress stated she would testify as a witness on his behalf if mandatory as properly.
Ryder and Depp had been engaged for 3 years after he proposed in July 1990. Depp infamously modified a tattoo that stated “Winona Ceaselessly” to “Wino Ceaselessly” after they break up. Ryder apparently had no exhausting emotions concerning the edited ink.
In the meantime, Heard, 33, and Depp had been married from 2015 till 2017.
After Heard alleged Depp was violent throughout their relationship, the actor answered again with a $50 million defamation swimsuit in March 2019.
Heard claimed in her personal court docket filings that he repeatedly hit her, ripped out her hair, choked and practically suffocated her. She additionally alleged that he abused medicine and alcohol in entrance of her.
Depp has refused to launch paperwork to assist her claims.
The case is ongoing.