In the Hollywood Star defamation process Johnny Depp in London, his ex-wife Amber Heard has made further allegations of violence against the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star. Depp threw about 30 bottles "like grenades" at her in Australia in 2015, the US actress said on Wednesday before a London court. "He threw all the bottles that were within reach – all but one Magnum wine bottle," said the 34-year-old on the witness stand.
Depp is said to have severed part of his finger in the incident. The Hollywood star gave his exwoman blame for the injury. She broke a bottle "with anger".
Heard had previously accused Depp of threatening to kill her on several occasions. In addition, she was subjected to verbal and physical violence while he was under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
The 57-year-old Hollywood star, however, denies the allegations. He portrays his ex-wife as a calculating and dishonest fantastic who wants to destroy his life. She was the "aggressive part" in the conflict-ridden relationship been.
The newspaper had called Johnny Depp a "wife thug"
In the process in London is about a 2018 Sun article in which editor-in-chief Dan Wootton criticizes writer Joanne K. Rowling for giving the "wife beater" Depp a role in the "Fantastic Beasts" film series gave. The article refers to a number of Heard's statements about Depp's violent behavior.
At Wednesday's cross-examination, Depp's lawyer Eleanor Laws also interviewed the actress about an alleged Los Angeles incident in December 2015 that Heard described as "one of the worst and most violent nights in our relationship." Depp slapped her on the face, dragged her hair through her apartment, and then repeatedly hit her on the head. Heard said that she had bruises all over her body after Depp's lawyer confronted her with the testimony of a nurse. Accordingly, Heard had no bruises.
Also the claim that she had put a cigarette on his face, Heard said of himself: "No, Johnny did it right before my eyes. He did such things more often." Depp's lawyers accused Heard of making up the allegations against the actor. For this, a video was shown that was recorded the night Depp allegedly became violent towards her, according to his ex-wife. You can see the couple celebrating happily with friends. Heard said that the argument "usually didn't start until everyone had gone to bed."
Trial until next week
Depp and Heard met in 2011 while filming The Rum Diary. The couple married in February 2015 and divorced two years later.
The trial is expected to continue until next week. A judgment is expected later.