He Plays a Part in the Process: What Happened Between Elon Musk and Amber Heard
His name was mentioned in the libel lawsuit between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. Shortly after splitting from Depp, the actress began dating Elon Musk. But the love story did not last.
When a lawyer for his ex-wife Amber Heard brought up Elon Musk, Johnny Depp smiled in the courtroom. This went unnoticed by viewers and the jury. Heard’s attorney, Elaine Bredehoft, even said Depp was “obsessed” with the Tesla boss.
Elon Musk and Amber Heard: What was really going on?
The entrepreneur’s name was mentioned during the trial in London in 2020, and Depp claimed at the time that Heard had an affair with Musk during the marriage. Rumors of a love triangle with model Cara Delevingne also surfaced, but Musk denied them.
But what do you really know about the relationship between the two? The ‘Aquaman’ actress and the billionaire met on the set of ‘Machete Kills’ in 2013. There were rumors at the time, but both insisted there was only a friendship between them.
That changed after Heard and Depp split. “When the time came and they… were both single, he started courting her romantically,” a source told People magazine in April 2017. gap for a while, which piqued his interest even more,” the source said. A while later, Heard posted a photo of him and Musk at an event, clearly showing a lipstick kiss on his cheek.
Separation after two attempts
But as early as August 2017, the first rumors of a breakup were circulating, which Musk even confirmed a little later: “By the way, to dissipate some of the media storms this weekend: Although Amber and I broke up, we are still friends, are close and in love,” he said. The reason for this was the busy schedules of the two.
Indeed, Musk and Heard gave their relationship a second chance and spent the 2017 Christmas holidays together. Paparazzi photos showed them holding hands after the New Year. The second attempt didn’t last either. In February 2018, it was again, insiders reported at the time that Musk had finally called it quits.
More recently, trial watchers wondered if Musk would testify in court. As “CNN” now claims to have learned from a source close to him, the founder of Tesla will not appear on the witness stand.
Sources: “People” / “CNN”