Hollywood actor Johnny Depp on Wednesday accused Amber Heard of the violence she allegedly inflicted on him during their marriage, which he described as toxic, during his second day of witnessing in a US court where he accused his ex-wife of defaming him to have.
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“Mrs. Heard, in her frustration and anger, she lashed out,” the movie star said.
“It could start with a slap, a push. She threw a TV remote at my head, a glass of wine in my face,” said Johnny Depp, 58, saying the actress has “a need for conflict, a need for violence.”
The two ex-spouses accuse each other of defamation during this trial, which, according to a column she wrote in 2018, was very followed and partly broadcast on the news channels that took place near Washington.
In this text published by the Washington Post, Amber Heard, now 35, did not name Johnny Depp, whom she married in 2015. However, she did mention the allegations of domestic violence she made against her husband in 2016.
Gray suit on black shirt, straight face, the star of the Pirates of the Caribbean movie widely described in slow tones on Wednesday his ex-wife’s verbal abuse and allegedly venomous attitudes during her two-year sentence, according to the union.
“I almost never got to visit my kids, spend time with them because they had to have me with them all the time for their own needs,” lamented Johnny Depp, adding that Amber Heard regularly called him a “bad dad.”
In light of these alleged attacks, the actor claims he “never went into violence.”
Wednesday morning’s hearing focused on the injury the actor sustained in a domestic dispute in March 2015.
Johnny Depp was then in Australia, accompanied by Amber Heard, to film the fifth film in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
“She walked over to me and grabbed the bottle of vodka. She backed away and threw it at me,” the actor said, mimicking the scene at the helm.
His right middle finger would then have been deeply cut.
“I looked at my bone. The blood just flowed,” he said while pointing his finger.
Photographs of the injury and the actor lying on a stretcher in hospital were shown in the courtroom and featured in numerous media coverage of the trial.
Asked about the circumstances of the incident by doctors at the Australian hospital, Johnny Depp reportedly lied and claimed he injured himself closing a door.
“I didn’t want to say it was Miss Heard. I didn’t want to cause him any trouble,” he explained.
Questioned by one of his lawyers, he justified having continued this relationship following the example of his father, who had been abused by his wife.
During his first day of witnessing on Tuesday, Johnny Depp testified extensively about the physical and psychological abuse his mother allegedly inflicted on him as a child.
During his testimony on Wednesday, the actor also hinted that Amber Heard would have threatened suicide if he left her.
The actress present in the courtroom, who starred in the major Hollywood productions “Justice League” and “Aquaman”, listened carefully to this story and regularly took notes.
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