Amber Heard: Johnny Depp slapped me twice when I laughed at a tattoo
Actress Amber Hurd took the witness for the first time in the defamation case filed by her ex -husband, Johnny Depp, saying that it is painful to recover the details of the relationship between the spouses and her secrets in the courtroom.
Johnny Depp slapped me twice when I laughed at a tattoo
In the early weeks of the trial in Virginia, Depp testified that Heard was physically and verbally abusing him, and jurors heard audio recordings of arguments between the spouses. Heard stared in silence, sometimes stubborn or brimming with tears.
"It was the most painful and difficult thing I've ever been through," Heard said at the beginning of her testimony.
Heard said the first physical assault occurred after I asked him what was written on the faint tattoo on his body. She added that he replied, "Wino," and laughed, thinking it was a joke.
"He slapped me in the face...I didn't know what was going on. I just stared at him," Heard said.
She added that Depp slapped her two more times and said, "Do you think that's funny, huh?" A psychiatrist previously testified that she believed the actress had suffered from PTSD due to Depp's physical and sexual assault.
Suing Depp (58 years), the hero of the movie (Pirates of the Caribbean) "Pirates of the Caribbean" and others, Hurd (36 years), in a defamation suit demanding compensation of $ 50 million, saying it tarnished his reputation when he claimed she was a victim of domestic violence.
It filed a lawsuit Hurd counter asking $ 100 million, saying that Depp tarnished its reputation through and described as false. Over the four days of testimony, Deeb said Hurd, which brighten their star in movies such as "Aquaman", she was the aggressor, as once threw a bottle of vodka injuring his finger he said.
Depp said: "In the end, I'm shattered." Denied Heard injury finger Depp said she threw things only to flee when he was beating her. The case on an opinion piece published in the December 2018 Hurd newspaper The Washington Post.
Deep article did not mention by name at all, but his lawyer told the jury that it was clear that Hurd was referring to him. The couple divorced in 2017 after less than two years of marriage.
Said Deeb, who was once among the most prominent Hollywood stars, he did not beat Hurd or any other woman and that allegations Hurd cost him "everything." Commented the film "Pirates" new, and replaced by Deep in the film series (phantastic Bests) "fantastic monsters", a series of films (Harry Potter).
Hurd's lawyers argued that it said the fact that her opinion is protected under the freedom of expression guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution. Judge of Fairfax County, Virginia, just outside the US capital, on the trial, which is expected and honored to continue until late May. Less than two years ago, the issue of Deeb lost a libel against the popular British newspaper The Sun, which it described as a "thumper wife". Supreme Court judge in London ruled that he had assaulted Hurd repeatedly.