Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s $100 million defamation lawsuit has been put on break following the Aquaman actress’ initial testimony, however, the discussions around it do seem to stop anytime soon. During her testimony, the actress recalled several allegedly abusive incidents that she suffered at the hands of her ex-husband with whom she was married for about two years.
Speaking of a particular episode between her Depp that apparently left her with a bloodied lip, which her legal team tried to prove by showing a picture. Meanwhile, Depp’s legal team termed the allegation and the picture fake as it does not align with her previous accusations.
Heard elaborated on the incident before the court, and the 36-year-old actress said, “I was in one of these fights, I believe it's this one, in his downtown ECB, we call it loft, and we're in the kitchen living room area and he backhands me. And, you know, it was, you know, he wears a lot of rings. I remember the kind of just feeling like my lip went into my teeth, and it got a little blood on the wall. Just that simple, a little bit of blood on the wall.”
A TMZ report even shared the picture which featured Heard with a tiny bit of blood on her left lower lip. She was also seen holding a small note that read: “I shall return xxx.” According to her, the note was written by the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean' star.
Although, Johnny Depp’s legal team rubbished the allegations.
The TMZ report quoted Depp’s legal team and stated that during the 2020 UK trial, it was claimed that the actor’s alleged abuse against Heard began in 2013, while the picture was from 2012.
The report also quoted a source close to the Aquaman actress defending her and stated that she got confused with the dates in the UK court, but her therapist's documentation clearly narrated a different story, mentioning Depp allegedly started abusing her in early 2012.
Meanwhile, it has been reported that the long recess in the trial could work in Heard’s favor.
The defamation trial between Depp and Heard has seen several new turns and it has sparked a plethora of discussions around the same.
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