Johnny Depp trial: Amber Heard accuses him of rape, his chilling testimony

Procès Johnny Depp: Amber Heard l'accuse de viol, son témoignage glaçant JOHNNY DEPP AMBER HEARD. Called to testify at the trial against Johnny Depp, Amber Heard accused her ex-husband of raping her with a bottle.

The defamation lawsuit between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard continues in Fairfax (United States). This Thursday, May 5 2022, the actress of Aquaman

continued her prosecution testimony against her ex-husband, after the latter was called to testify and denied any act of violence. At the helm, the star of 36 years has renewed his accusations of rape against the actor of 58 years. She recounted a stay in Australia in 2015 where she claims that the actor of Pirates of the Caribbean

beat her repeatedly and raped her.

According to Amber Heard, an argument quickly broke out between the two spouses. She claims, in tears, that Johnny Depp threw bottles and cans at her, grabbed her by the neck and threatened to disfigure her. “I’m against the wall and he’s screaming at me that he hates me, that I ruined his life. He said to me: ‘Fuck, I’m going to kill you'”. Then, the actor would have penetrated him with a bottle. “All I felt was pain,” terrified that the used bottle was broken. According to her, it was during this episode that the actor would have cut his finger, the latter affirms on the contrary that Amber Heard threw a bottle at him and injured him. Amber Heard also described several scenes of violence of which she would have been the victim, accusing Johnny Depp of having been under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

The day before, Amber Heard described at the bar her relationship with Johnny Depp. She claims that he hit and slapped her repeatedly, mad with jealousy and violent because of his addictions to alcohol and drugs. Amber Heard claims that her relationship with the actor deteriorated from 2011. Insults, throwing glass, punching the walls, Johnny Depp’s violence would have resulted, according to her, in physical and sexual violence. As a reminder, Amber Heard filed a complaint against her former husband for domestic violence in 2016, before withdrawing it beginning 2018 after the divorce proceedings have been initiated.

The revelations of the trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

How to follow the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard trial live?

En France, no trial is broadcast live or streamed for everyone to see. But things in the United States are different. The trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard began on Monday 11 april 2022. And the confrontation of the two ex-spouses is broadcast live from the US. The American channel Court TV is responsible for broadcasting the trial live from Fairfax on its website. However, this is not accessible on platforms like Youtube.

Johnny Depp accused of domestic violence by Amber Heard

Johnny Depp meets Amber Heard on the set of the movie Rhum Express, released in 2012. The couple married in 2015, before separating in 2017. The actress seen in Aquaman accuses him of domestic violence, which Johnny Depp denies, claiming to have received blows from his ex-wife. In July 2018, a defamation lawsuit pitted the actor against the Sun, which had called the actor a “violent husband “. On November 2 2018, Johnny Depp lost his lawsuit against the Sun and appealed for judgment. After collecting testimony from the actress and relatives of both parties, Judge Nicol ruled that the words and qualifications used by the Sun in their article were “substantially true”.

Once the decision was made, a spokesperson for the Sun reacted to AFP by stating that “thees victims of domestic violence should never have to be silent”, thanking the judge and the actress “for her courage to testify in court”. Amber Heard’s lawyers have for their part estimated that “this decision and this judgment are not a surprise”, the actress wishing however “to obtain justice” in another procedure which is in progress in the United States. Following this defeat, Warner Bros asked him to withdraw from his role as Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts, which he accepted. However, he continues to maintain his innocence. He is replaced by actor Mads Mikkelsen for the third part.

Since 11 april 2022, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard clash in court in Fairfax, United States. The ex-spouses accuse each other of defamation, Johnny Depp having filed a complaint against his former wife after a column published in the Washington Post in 2018 in which she said she was the victim of domestic violence, without naming him, ruining his career according to him. Johnny Depp claims 58 million dollars of damages and interests. Amber Heard, she counter-attacked by filing a complaint in turn for defamation against her ex, claiming this time 100 millions of dollars.

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