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Johnny Depp, headliner of his defamation lawsuit

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For three days, the actor sought, as a witness, to convince the jury that the allegations of domestic violence brought against him were false and had above all cost him his career.

Lawyers for the 36-year-old actress have drowned Johnny Depp, 58, in questions about his history of drug and alcohol abuse, in an attempt to undermine his credibility. Sequences broadcast live on American news channels, fond of the details revealed.

The character Johnny Depp

the Pirates of the Caribbean remained calm during this cross-examination, but had a few outbursts of anger.

Pressed by Ben Rottenborn, his ex-wife’s lawyer, to respond Yes or no to a simple question, Johnny Depp retorted that nothing was simple in this file.

The Hollywood star quickly became familiar with the skirmishes between lawyers and lawyers who constantly interrupted each other, his team accusing the defense of relying only on rumors.

I believe this is hearsaycommented Johnny Depp about his own statements, causing laughter from the courtroom, where some fans of the actor were present.

Silver rings on his fingers, Johnny Depp appeared in court in Fairfax, near the American capital, his hair pulled into a ponytail revealing his earrings.

As days went by, he opted for three-piece suits, arriving Thursday in an all-black ensemble.

Johnny Depp, arms close to his body, in the courtroom.

Johnny Depp demonstrating how he says he protected himself from an attack lightened by his ex-wife Amber Heard.

Photo: AFP / EVELYN HOCKSTEIN

Amber Heard’s Defense

Amber Heard, who starred in major Hollywood productions Justice League and Aquamanchose trouser suits, styling her long blond hair differently every day.

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She mostly remained impassive as she listened to Johnny Depp’s testimony, whispering in his lawyers’ ears and taking notes.

But she appeared emotional during the screening of a video she had filmed without the knowledge of her husband at the time, which we see violently slamming kitchen cupboard doors before pouring herself a large glass of wine.

The Texas-born actress also seemed upset when her lawyers released an audio recording in which she was heard begging Johnny Depp not to cut himself with a knife.

Amber Heard’s team of lawyers claimed he could become a freakphysically and sexually violent, when he was drunk or under the influence of drugs.

They therefore questioned him at length about his consumption of illicit substances.

Amber Heard searches for documents on a desk during Johny Depp's trial.

Amber Heard maintains that Johnny Depp inflicted “constant physical and sexual violence” on her.

Photo: AFP / EVELYN HOCKSTEIN

Johnny Depp’s trips

On his outings with controversial rock star Marilyn Manson, Johnny Depp replied that they had drunk together and taken cocaine together maybe two or three times.

In a message sent to another of his friends, he said he was about to board a plane in haven’t eaten in days, drank half a bottle of whisky, two of champagne, 1000 vodka-Red Bull cocktails and taken pills.

These hours of hearing shelled out more details on the life of celebrities than it would take to fill a people magazine.

Johnny Depp admitted to the jury that he suspected actor James Franco of having an affair with his wife.

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He also shared how jealous Amber Heard was of the tattoo Winona Forever that he had had done on his right arm, a memory of the time when he was in a relationship with actress Winona Ryder.

To appease this jealousy, Johnny Depp had the last two letters of the first name erased, transforming his old declaration of love into a slang joke, Wino Forever equivalent to alcoholic forever in French.

The court was also able to read messages in which Johnny Depp calls Amber Heard a dirty whore and Vanessa Paradis, mother of his two children, fromFrench extortionist.

The man poses for the cameras on the red carpet of an event.

Johnny Depp has recounted his outings with controversial rock star Marilyn Manson.

Photo: Reuters/Neil Hall

A lawsuit worth tens of millions of dollars

The toxic relationship between these stars, married for two years, has come to light as the trial focuses on allegations of abuse they accuse each other of.

Johnny Depp is suing Amber Heard for defamation and suing her for $50 million following a column she had published in the Washington Post in 2018.

In this text, she did not mention him by name, but she mentioned the accusations of domestic violence that she had brought against her husband in 2016.

Amber Heard retorted with a complaint demanding $ 100 million from his side, assuring that he had inflicted on her constant physical and sexual violence.

The trial will resume on Monday.

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