“His burnt corpse”: Amber Heard’s lawyers read Johnny Depp’s violent text messages

The unpacking continues between Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard. This Thursday, the latter’s lawyers presented text messages with very violent content, without detailing the context, that the Hollywood star had sent to relatives, as part of the defamation lawsuit he is bringing against his ex-wife. “I never want to lay eyes on that dirty whore Amber again,” wrote Johnny Depp to one of his friends in April 2015, two months after their wedding.

Lawyers for his former wife began cross-examining the actor by reading to the court a slew of messages he had exchanged over the years with multiple contacts, giving no details other than who they spoke to and the date. text messages. ” You said Gonna fuck her burnt corpse afterwards, to make sure she’s dead. This is what you said you would do after you burned her and drowned her,” read Ben Rottenborn, the attorney representing Amber Heard.

During the day, a finger injury to the actor, dating from March 2015, when he was filming the fifth episode of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” film series, was also mentioned. “I cut my middle finger,” wrote Johnny Depp to his doctor in a message read in court by Ben Rottenborn, Amber Heard’s lawyer.

According to Depp, his ex’s accusations cost him “everything”

The star had however claimed the day before that his injury had been inflicted on him by Amber Heard, during one of their many arguments. “She walked over to me and grabbed the bottle of vodka. She backed up and threw it at me,” Johnny Depp narrated, mimicking the scene. He explained that he then used his blood and then paint to write on the walls and objects of the villa where the couple was staying.

Dark suit on a black shirt, Johnny Depp appeared looking as serious as ever, reading with his tinted glasses the various documents presented as evidence in court. Over the questions, his abuse of alcohol and drugs have also been widely detailed by the lawyers of Amber Heard who, present in the room, kept an impassive face. The actor admitted to having consumed these substances, but denied any excess.

The two former spouses accuse each other of defamation during this trial, very followed and partly broadcast on the news channels, which is held near Washington, following a column written by the actress in 2018. In this text published by the Washington Post, Amber Heard, now 35, did not name Johnny Depp, whom she married in 2015, but she mentioned the accusations of domestic violence she had brought against her husband. in 2016.

The star of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ film series told the court on Wednesday that the publication and allegations had cost him ‘everything’, rendering him a ‘finished’ man.

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