“Let’s Burn Amber”: Reading out violent lyrics by Johnny Depp in court

Attorneys for Amber Heard, Johnny Depp’s ex-wife, on Thursday presented violent text messages without context that the Hollywood star had exchanged with relatives as part of the defamation lawsuit he was bringing.

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At the center of the discussions, the actor sustained an injury to his fingers in March 2015 while filming the fifth episode of the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.

“I cut my middle finger,” Johnny Depp wrote to his doctor in a message read in court by Ben Rottenborn, Amber Heard’s attorney.

The star had however made the day before that his injury had been inflicted by Amber Heard, during one of their many arguments about him.

“She walked over to me and grabbed the bottle of vodka. She backed up and threw it at me,” Johnny Depp recounted, mimicking the scene.

He explained that he then used his blood and then paint to write on the walls and objects of the mansion where the couple was staying.

On Thursday afternoon, photos of mirrors and furniture covered in red and black writing were shown to the court.


Married for two years, the ex-spouses accuse each other of defamation during this process, which is very followed and partially broadcast on the news channels that take place near Washington, according to a platform she wrote in 2018.

In that text, published by the Washington Post, Amber Heard, who turns 36 on Friday, did not mention Johnny Depp by name, but did mention the domestic violence allegations she made against her husband in 2016.

Earlier in the morning, representatives of Amber Heard presented text messages with violent content that Johnny Depp exchanged with relatives, without specifying the scope of their send.

“I never want to lay my eyes on Amber, that dirty bitch again,” he wrote to a friend in April 2015, two months after their wedding.

“Let’s burn Amber,” he said in another message he sent to one of his friends in 2013.

“You said ‘I’m going to fuck her burned corpse afterwards to make sure she’s dead’. That’s what you said after you burned and drowned her,” Ben Rottenborn said.

During the course of the questions, his alcohol and drug abuse were also detailed in detail by Ms Heard’s lawyers, who kept a straight face in the room.

Dark suit on black shirt, Johnny Depp admitted to using these substances but denied any excess.

The actor recalled an experience with the singer Marilyn Manson and said the pair had “drunk” and “maybe a couple of times along cocaine taken”, and added that he “gave the rocker a pill” once “so he stops, so much to talk about. “

On Wednesday, the actor asserted that he had lost “everything” over his ex-wife’s allegations of violence, and tried to convince the jury that she, on the contrary, carried out the beating.

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