Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard trial live: Pirates actor will appear again while Amber Heard’s sister and Ellen Barkin testify

Tears, sex scenes and James Franco: Depp’s trial against Heard continues

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

Court proceedings in the libel trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard will be on hiatus this week. Judge Penney Azcarate attends a conference and informed both parties and the jury of the recess at the beginning of the trial.

Heard is being sued by Depp for $50 million for implying that he abused her in 2018 Washington Post opinion article. Although she did not name him, he claims that her accusations affected her ability to work for her.

At the end of last week, both parties issued statements of confidence on how the proceedings are going.

Heard will continue to give testimony on May 16. She has already spoken at length about her troubled relationship with Depp and detailed alleged physical fights. The court heard a harrowing account of an alleged sexual assault against Heard during a brutal and bloody altercation in Australia in 2015.

According to report of Law and CrimeDepp will also be called back to the witness stand as part of the Heard case. The jury will also hear from Whitney Henriquez, Heard’s sister, and actress Ellen Barkin, with whom Depp had a brief relationship in the 1990s.


The most explosive moments so far in a star-studded libel trial

So far, Testimony has painted a haunting and haunting portrait of the doomed marriage between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, exposing their violent fights, drug use, and cruel words towards each other.

Here are some of the biggest moments so far:

The most explosive trial moments so far from the Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard trial

During weeks of testimony, the jury heard from a number of witnesses, including the couple’s former marriage counselor, his friends and Depp himself. The testimony has painted a compelling and disturbing portrait of the actors’ doomed marriage, exposing violent fights, drug use and cruel words between them. These are some of the most dramatic moments so far.

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Amber Heard says Johnny Depp questioned her about sex scene with James Franco

During the testimony, she was asked about an incident that she claimed occurred on a private flight in 2014. At the time, Ms. Heard had been cast to star alongside Mr. Franco in the Adderall Diaries, a thriller that was finally released in 2016.

“He was mad at me for taking the job with James Franco,” Heard said. “He hated, he hated James Franco and he already accused me of having something with him in secret in my past, since we had done [the 2008 movie] quick pineapple together.”

Oliver O’ConnellMay 12, 2022 03:30


What does Johnny Depp need to prove to win his case against Amber Heard?

Here’s what you need to know about the case going forward:

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The unbearable memeification of the trial of Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard

Clemence Michallon writes:

It’s a messy world out there. We are all aware, of course, but every now and then we get a reminder of the messiness of things, so spectacular that it cannot be ignored. A recent example is the memeification of Johnny Depp’s trial against Amber Heard.

The Johnny Depp v Amber Heard memes have to stop

Even when I traveled to court in the early days of the trial, I didn’t think I’d see TikToks deconstructing Heard’s every move or fawning over Depp’s hand gestures, or memes circulating on Twitter about domestic violence.

Oliver O’Connell12 May 2022 01:30


Amber Heard’s Testimony So Far: Allegations of Sexual Assault, Physical Violence, and a Suppressed Career

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

Amber Heard has testified two days in a row in the libel trial between her and ex-husband Johnny Depp.

Ms. Heard took the stand on Wednesday (May 4) after being called as a witness by her own team, and returned to the stand on Thursday (May 5). She will later be questioned by Depp’s legal team.

During her first afternoon of testimony, she provided some background on her relationship with Depp, recounting how they met, how they fell in love, and shared several allegations of physical abuse, as well as an allegation of sexual assault.

Ms Heard’s second day of testimony included further accounts of the physical and verbal violence she alleges Mr Depp subjected her to, and another allegation of sexual assault.

Here is what we have learned from Ms. Heard’s testimony so far:

Oliver O’Connell12 May 2022 00:30


Depp lost $40 million after publication of Heard’s op-ed, forensic accountant testifies

Johnny Depp lost $40 million after the publication of Amber Heard’s op-ed, a forensic accountant testified shortly before Depp’s legal team wrapped up his case.

Forensic accountant Michael Spindler told the court on Tuesday that he was tasked with reviewing Depp’s lost earnings in this case. He looked at the time between December 18, 2018, when Ms. Heard’s op-ed was published, and October 31, 2020.

Oliver O’Connell11 May 2022 23:30


Amber Heard didn’t borrow lines from The Talented Mr Ripley

After the aquaman The actress gave her second day of testimony in the ongoing trial on Thursday (May 5), she was accused of taking lines from director Anthony Minghella’s critically acclaimed film.

A popular claim on social media alleged that Heard’s opening statement borrowed the plot from the 1999 psychological thriller starring Jude Law, Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow and Cate Blanchett.

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Voices: What have we learned from #MeToo? Johnny Depp v Amber Heard has the answer

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Why is the trial on hold?

Having started on April 11 in Fairfax, Virginia following Depp’s lawsuit against his ex-wife in March 2019, the trial will resume on May 16 at 9 a.m.

Judge Penney Azcarate informed both sides and the jury at the start of the trial that she had a scheduling conflict due to a conference this week.

Oliver O’Connell11 May 2022 21:00


The different accounts of the relationship leave little room for middle ground

Oliver O’Connell11 May 2022 20:15

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