Domestic violence: in the (very creepy) privacy of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

This Tuesday, April 12, opened the trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. The actor is accused of domestic violence on his ex-wife, the tip of the iceberg of a chilling affair.

Qwhen reality catches up with us… The actors are not the characters that they embody in the cinema, and Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are living proof of that. The actor, with an unparalleled film career, is stuck in dirty business domestic violence. The victim: his ex-wife and actressAquaman, Amber Heard. This Tuesday, April 12, opened the trial facing the two ex-spouses, married for two short years, from 2015 to 2017.

This is the 34-year-old performer herself who testified to what she was going through in her relationship with Johnny Depp. In 2018, she signed an article published in the Washington Post, titled: “I stood up against sexual violence and I faced the wrath of our society. This must change”. In this writing, Amber Heard accused Johnny Depp, without naming him, of “domestic violence and abuse“. The 58-year-old actor retaliated by accusing him of defamation, and is running from the courts to clean up his image in the press. In 2020, he lost a lawsuit facing the newspaper The Sunwho called himfemale drummer”. His ex-girlfriend Vanessa Paradis, with whom he was in a relationship for 15 years, had testified at the bar:It has never been violent“.

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Battered woman or battered man?

The argument of Amber Heard’s lawyers nowadays ? That Johnny Depp is a “obsessed ex-husband over there revenge“. His side “freak“appeared with sound”drug and alcohol abuse“, reports an article from Deadline, who followed the trial. For its part, Amber Heard isn’t without blemish either, and her former romantic relationships also reported domestic abuse perpetrated by her. By the way, the young woman is women’s rights ambassador at the American Civil Liberties Union. According to Depp’s lawyer, Amber Heard had already accused her husband violence in 2016 to get revenge on him after his decision to divorce“. So, battered woman or battered man?

In this enormous media and legal wave, Lily-Rose Depp’s father thus had to abandon important projects cinematographic, such as Fantastic Beasts 3 Where Pirates of the Caribbean 6. Johnny Depp’s attorney just said at trial:A false allegation can devastate a career and a family”.


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Domestic violence: in the (very creepy) privacy of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard