Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard trial live: Heard’s friend tells court about Pirates actor’s ‘rage’

Security video shows James Franco visiting Amber Heard in the attic

WARNING: This article contains allegations of physical and sexual violence that some readers may find distressing.

Amber Heard’s cross-examination concluded in the fifth week of her libel trial in the case brought against her by ex-husband Johnny Depp.

Heard is being sued by Depp for $50 million for insinuating that he abused her in a 2018 Washington Post op-ed. Although she didn’t name him, he claims her allegations affected his ability to work.

Following Heard’s direct questioning, Depp’s lawyer disputed his testimony, which extensively covered the troubled relationship between the actors and detailed alleged physical fights, including a harrowing account of a brutal and bloody altercation in Australia.

Heard was also accused of mounting a photo of cocaine on the breakfast table and was asked about her account of fights and alleged sexual assault incidents. She was also questioned about the divorce settlement’s lack of promised charitable donations. Footage was shown to the court of James Franco visiting her penthouse the night before she filed for divorce from Depp.

In a pre-recorded statement, Heard’s friend, iO Tiller Wright, says Depp told him about “fits of jealousy” that fueled his drinking problems and led to “rage activities.”


Ms. Pennington describes the Thanksgiving dinner going on after the Depp incident without appearing to her in any particular way.

He later describes examining Heard’s injuries soon after. Heard’s head was “raw and red,” with a lock of hair missing and the area bloodied. His face was red, but he admits it might have been from crying.

Mrs. Pennington also recalls that Heard cut her lower lip.

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Mrs. Pennington first remembers the cuts on Heard’s arms and feet after she returned from Australia.

He then goes on to answer questions about Thanksgiving in 2015 and an altercation between Depp and Heard when Heard had gone looking for him upstairs in the adjoining lofts in the Eastern Columbia building, where they all lived.

He remembers red wine spilled in the bedroom and broken glass everywhere.

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The jury has been brought in and Ms. Pennington’s pre-recorded video testimony resumes.

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Raquel (Rocky) Pennington will resume her testimony

Raquel Pennington will resume her testimony shortly. She was once Heard’s best friend. Like iO Tillett Wright, Ms. Pennington was present at several of the major incidents cited during the trial.

She and her partner Drew lived in one of Depp’s penthouses in the Eastern Columbia building. This is what she has said so far.


Pennington said that she and Heard grew apart and that she wanted to spend more time with other people. They haven’t spoken in over a year.

When asked about Heard’s drug use, he testified that he has seen her use cocaine less than five times, but later said that he doesn’t think any of these times were during the relationship with Depp.

Mrs. Pennington was asked about an altercation she had with Heard when they argued over some wine glasses she couldn’t find.

She testified that Heard thought she wasn’t looking hard enough for them. Ms. Pennington said she pushed Heard and Heard pushed her back or punched her in the cheek.

Ms. Pennington was asked to recall the incident in Hicksville and describe the trailer being in disarray with the lights off, the morning after Depp yelled at her friend for getting too close to Heard when they were sitting around a campfire. .

She said that Depp got angry and aggressive towards Kelly Sue Molano, who was hugging Heard in a chair, which seemed to appear out of nowhere. She yelled, “Get away from my wife.”

He did not recall hearing screams or witnessing any altercations after the couple left the campfire.

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Heard’s friend says Johnny Depp told him about ‘anger activities’ with Winona Ryder and Kate Moss

In pre-recorded testimony presented in court on Tuesday, Ms Heard’s friend iO Tillett Wright told the court that Mr Depp confided in him that he “experienced major bouts of jealousy” in relationships that also fueled his problems with the alcohol.

“He experienced major bouts of jealousy in relationships which had also led to heavy drinking and many angry activities,” Mr. Tillett Wright testified.

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No, Amber Heard isn’t going to end up in jail, experts say

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Heard being questioned about her previous arrest for domestic violence

Ms. Heard returned to the witness stand on Tuesday (May 17) for her fourth day of testimony. She was questioned by Depp’s lawyer, Camille Vasquez.

Ms. Vasquez mentioned the claims Ms. Heard faced in 2009, when she was arrested for an alleged domestic violence incident involving her then-partner Tasya van Ree.

Oliver O’ConnellMay 18, 2022 12:00


Heard’s Friend Claims Depp Said He Might ‘Punch Her In The Face’ After Wedding

Amber Heard’s friend claimed Johnny Depp said he would “punch her in the face” once they were married in explosive testimony during the couple’s high-stakes libel trial in Fairfax, Virginia.

In pre-recorded testimony presented in court on Tuesday, Ms Heard’s friend, iO Tillett Wright, told the court about a conversation he had with Mr Depp at the couple’s 2015 Bahamas wedding.

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Resurfaced tweet shows Heard mocking Depp’s ‘little’ lawyer

An old tweet has resurfaced showing Amber Heard mocking Johnny Depp’s lawyer for his height after he alleged her domestic violence claims were a “hoax”.

On Tuesday, jurors in the ex-partner’s multimillion-dollar defamation trial were shown a social media post from Ms. Heard dated March 26, 2021, in which she responded to a tweet from her ex-husband’s former lawyer. Adam Waldman.

Waldman had tweeted a photo of the actress seeking to discredit her abuse allegations after a UK court denied Depp the right to appeal his case against her. Sun Newspaper.

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Heard denies Depp landed his role as Aquaman

Heard’s cross-examination continues today in the fifth week of the libel suit brought against her by her ex-husband.

Speaking today (May 17) in court, Depp’s lawyer, Camille Vasquez, hinted that The pirates of the caribbean The actor secured Heard the role of Mera in the 2018 film.

Oliver O’ConnellMay 18, 2022 09:00

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