In an affidavit obtained by CNN and included in Heard’s motion to have the case in opposition to her dismissed, the actress alleges 12 months into their relationship, she began to witness the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star abusing medication and alcohol.
“Whenever he was using I worried for both of us,” Heard stated in the filing. “He would become a totally different person, often delusional and violent. We called that version of Johnny, ‘the Monster.'”
The court paperwork component various conditions of alleged abuse in which Heard claims that Depp hit her, threw bottles, yelled at her, shoved Heard, pulled out chunks of her hair and at one stage strangled her.
“I remember being afraid that Johnny might not know when to stop, and that he might kill me,” Heard said in the filing.
In response to the allegations, Depp’s authorized skilled, Adam Waldman, suggested CNN, “A hoax confronted with the reality of evidence requires new lies to sustain itself.”
“Johnny Depp physically and verbally abused Amber Heard. Since their divorce, Mr. Depp has continued to publically harass Ms. Heard, and attempted to gaslight the world by denying his abuse,” Heard’s authorized skilled, Eric George, said in an announcement to CNN. “It is regrettable that it will take a judge to finally end the persistent harassment of Ms. Heard by Mr. Depp, but Ms. Heard will take whatever action is necessary to vindicate the truth.”
The actress wrote of the “wrath” she says she confronted after turning into a “public figure representing domestic abuse” two years prior, seemingly in reference to when her abuse allegations in opposition to Depp first turned public, nonetheless she did not title Depp as her alleged abuser in the op-ed.
Depp’s swimsuit prices that whereas the actor should not be named, “the op-ed plainly was about (and other media consistently characterized it as being about) Ms. Heard’s purported victimization after she publicly accused her former husband, Johnny Depp (“Mr. Depp), of house abuse in 2016, when she appeared in court with an apparently battered face and obtained a brief lived restraining order in opposition to Mr. Depp on May 27, 2016.”
That occurred two days after Heard filed for divorce in 2016.
The couple, who met on the set of “The Rum Diary” in 2009, married in 2015 and went on to be embroiled in a contentious reduce up for months, with prices of unhealthy habits levied by both aspect.
Depp denied the accusations on the time, and through his representatives, claimed Heard made up the abuse.
The estranged couple settled their divorce months later, launched an announcement saying they “have agreed to resolve their divorce continuing privately.”
“Our relationship was intensely passionate and at occasions unstable, however at all times certain by love,” the assertion study.
Heard moreover withdrew her petition to extend a restraining order in opposition to Depp.
Depp’s swimsuit charged that Heard’s allegations led to financial losses for him, along with being dropped from future “Pirates of the Caribbean” films after major the franchise for 15 years.
Heard alleges in her filing that she moreover misplaced work, along with a component in a movie and a advertising marketing campaign with a “world style model.”