There have been new developments in Johnny Depp’s tumultuous defamation suit against Amber Heard. Over 6,000 pages of pretrial documents were unsealed and made public two months after Heard was found liable for defaming Depp in a highly publicized judicial battle in Virginia. The documents revealed information that both parties had hoped to keep hidden from the jury.
Unprecedented text conversations and disturbing charges from “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor Johnny Depp were disclosed in the court documents. E! News contacted representatives for Johnny Depp and Amber Heard but did not receive a response. In a Washington Post op-ed published in 2018, Heard labeled herself as a “public figure symbolizing domestic abuse.”
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Depp, with whom she was married from 2015 to 2017, filed a $50 million lawsuit against her. Attorneys for actor Johnny Depp said that the Aquaman actress “concocted [the essay] to generate positive attention and to benefit her career,” even though she never referenced Depp by name in the post. Photos from Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s Defamation Trial that went viral
Heard has filed an appeal against the $10.4 million judgment in favor of her ex-husband since the trial. Meanwhile, Johnny Depp is attempting to overturn the $2 million decision he was awarded in Heard’s countersuit.
Depp’s legal Team Wanted to Use Amber Heard’s Naked Photos as Evidence in the Case
“Naked images of Amber Heard” were barred from being used as evidence in Depp’s trial, according to court documents obtained by The Daily Beast and the New York Post. Heard’s counsel argued that the evidence was “irrelevant personal concerns.” Whitney Henriquez’s sister, Whitney Henriquez, appeared on a reality program, as did a history of their “previous romantic affairs.”
Before Meeting Johnny Depp, Amber Heard was Accused of Working as an “Escort.”
Exotic dancer “Amber’s brief career as an exotic dancer years before she met Mr. Depp” was also argued by Heard’s counsel in disclosed documents. According to The Daily Beast, her attorneys alleged that Depp’s legal team was attempting to submit the document as evidence “to frivolously and maliciously insinuate or imply that Ms. Heard was at one point an escort”.
The Marilyn Manson Inquired About “Amber 2.0” With Johnny Depp
A purported text exchange from 2016 between Johnny Depp and his longtime buddy Marilyn Manson was included in released records that were examined by Newsweek. In the text exchange, the controversial singer referred to Depp’s then-girlfriend Lindsay Usich as “an amber 2.0.” According to the publication, Manson told the actor in a text message that Usich “pulled an amber on me” by requesting a restraining order.
This refers to what Heard did after she filed for divorce from Depp. Texts that were included in the petition demonstrated that Depp then counseled Manson “to refrain from giving her what she desires, to which he added, “Sociopathic behavior. it is f——— real, my brother!! My ex-c—- is goddamn TEXTBOOK!!”
According to documents obtained by Newsweek, Charles Manson allegedly advised Johnny Depp in a separate text message that there were “major police amber type issues with L’s family.” According to the article, he wrote: “I’m fking stressing.” “I don’t know if you are back but I need sanctuary somewhere because I think the police might be heading my way,” the person said. “I don’t know if you are back.”
Lawyers for Johnny Depp Argued That Marilyn Manson’s Texts With the Actor Should Not Be Admissible in the Amber Heard Trial
“Sweeney Todd” star Johnny Depp’s lawyers argued in leaked court records that a guilty-by-association argument would tarnish Mr. Depp,” according to Newsweek. “Ms. Heard’s attempt to incorporate Marilyn Manson into this case lacks foundation, is completely hypothetical, and represents improper character evidence,” the document reportedly read.
Several women, including Manson’s ex-fiancée Evan Rachel Wood, have come forward to accuse him of sexual abuse. A statement made last year by the rocker (born Brian Warner) denies the charges and calls them “horrible distortions of reality.” He sued Wood for defamation in March in response to her allegations of assault.
Attorneys for Amber Heard Asserted That Johnny Depp Had Erectile Dysfunction
Heard’s attorneys claimed in court records that Depp had erectile problems and that “such condition obviously is pertinent to sexual assault, including Mr. Depp’s wrath and use of a bottle to rape Amber Heard.” Page Six and Newsweek reviewed the materials. Depp refuted what he called Heard’s “heinous claims of violence, sexual assault, that she has attributed to me” when testifying during the six-week trial in Virginia.
Added he, “Nobody likes having to be honest with themselves, but there are times when one just has to since things have spiraled out of hand. Horrible. Ridiculous. Humiliating. Ludicrous. Painful. Savage. brutality beyond belief. cruel and wholly untrue.” Depp also refuted Heard’s claims of physical and sexual abuse when giving his evidence.
- 1 Depp’s legal Team Wanted to Use Amber Heard’s Naked Photos as Evidence in the Case
- 2 Before Meeting Johnny Depp, Amber Heard was Accused of Working as an “Escort.”
- 3 The Marilyn Manson Inquired About “Amber 2.0” With Johnny Depp
- 4 Lawyers for Johnny Depp Argued That Marilyn Manson’s Texts With the Actor Should Not Be Admissible in the Amber Heard Trial
- 5 Attorneys for Amber Heard Asserted That Johnny Depp Had Erectile Dysfunction