Amber Heard breaks down in tears when recounting the sexual assault of Johnny Depp

Virginia [Washington] May 6 (ANI): Actress Amber Heard broke down in tears on the witness stand Thursday as she testified in the libel trial against ex-husband Johnny Depp alleging that he sexually assaulted her with a liquor bottle during a fight in Australia. , shortly after. the couple got married.

Recounting the ordeal, the “Aquaman” actress said the fight in Australia, during the filming of the fifth “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie in March 2015, was sparked by Depp’s jealousy and concern about his drinking. of drugs, reported Variety.

She said Depp punched her repeatedly, threw bottles at her and strangled her to a refrigerator, before finally placing her on top of a counter and penetrating her with a bottle.

“I remember I just didn’t want to move,” he said. He said he remembered thinking, “Please, God, I hope it’s not broken.” Heard is defending himself in a $50 million libel lawsuit in Fairfax, Virginia. Depp sued his ex-wife Heard for writing an op-ed for the Washington Post in which he claimed she was a victim of domestic abuse.

Depp has even argued that she has brought accusations against him to further her career.

His lawsuit alleges he lost the sixth “Pirates of the Caribbean” film and other film roles after Heard referred to herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse” in a December 2018 op-ed, Variety reported. .

Heard began her testimony on Wednesday afternoon, recounting how she met Depp and how she fell in love with him. But she said that she also discovered that Depp could become extremely jealous, especially when he was drunk or high, and would fly into a rage.

She told jurors about a private jet flight in May 2014, when she alleges Depp slapped her and then kicked her to the ground. She also told the jury about other violent episodes, in Tokyo and on Depp’s private island in the Bahamas. She said that Depp could be verbally cruel, calling her a “whore”, a “slut” and a “fat ass”, reported Variety.

Depp has denied ever assaulting Heard. He has already told the jury her own version of events surrounding the Australia fight, claiming that she cut off the end of his finger when he threw a bottle at her.

Heard previously testified about these incidents during a UK trial, but details of the alleged sexual assault were kept confidential in that proceeding.

In her testimony Thursday, Heard also said she ended up with cuts to her arms and feet from shattered glass. She said that, at one point, Depp had put a broken bottle to her jaw and threatened to “cut my face,” she added.

The couple met on the set of ‘Rum Diary’ in 2011 and got married in 2015. However, the marriage was short-lived. They separated in May 2016 and Heard accused the actor of sexual abuse. Depp denied the claims and they settled their divorce in August 2016. (ANI)

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