The couple cut up in 2016, however have been battling it out in varied courtrooms since, as every tries to color themselves as the larger sufferer within the relationship.
This specific trial stems from an op-ed piece Heard wrote for The Washington Submit in 2018, through which she claimed she had been abused, however by no means talked about Depp by title.
Depp is suing Heard for US$50 million, whereas Heard is countersuing her former associate for US$100 million.
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On Monday, one in all Depp’s legal professionals, Camille Vasquez, tried to color Heard as a duplicitous witness, pointing to varied images and tv clips that had been taken across the occasions of alleged abuse, arguing they didn’t present any seen accidents.
Heard defended herself, saying that she was typically capable of cowl up the markings with make-up and scale back swelling with ice.
Heard additionally denied leaking pictures of stated accidents, which made their solution to the duvet of Individuals Journal in 2016. She additionally stated she was not the one who leaked — the day earlier than the deposition in her divorce settlement — a video of Depp smashing cupboards in a drunken rage.
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All through Monday’s testimony, Heard insisted she “by no means wished to harm Johnny,” and stated she deliberately tried to cover any bodily accidents she sustained by the hands of Depp in an effort to “shield” him.
“All I’ve is my title. All I’ve is my integrity, and that’s what he tried to take from me,” she stated. She added that, within the divorce, she was “not desirous about Johnny’s cash.”
Nonetheless, Depp’s legal professionals argued that Heard was, actually, out for Depp’s cash, highlighting the truth that she has but to make good on the charity donations she promised from her $7-million divorce settlement.
Heard had publicly promised to separate the proceeds between two charities — the American Civil Liberties Union and a California kids’s hospital.
“I exploit ‘pledge’ and ‘donation’ synonymously,” Heard testified.
“I don’t,” replied Vasquez.
Heard instructed the courtroom she hasn’t been capable of parcel out the cash but “as a result of Johnny sued me.”
Earlier in the proceedings, which started on April 12 and can wrap up on Could 27, Depp denied most of the allegations, insisting that he’s a “Southern gentleman” and that he had not been hooked on alcohol or illicit medicine.
This week, the jury may also hear from Heard’s sister, Whitney Henriquez, in addition to actor Ellen Barkin, who was in a quick relationship with Depp throughout the Nineties.
Depp can also be anticipated to be known as again to the witness stand as a part of Heard’s case.
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