Amber Heard was called to the witness box today to present her version of events. She also talks about how Johnny Depp allegedly hit her the first time.
After actor Johnny Depp (58) detailed Amber Heard (36)’s alleged panic over the past few days, now it’s his ex’s turn. At around 2 p.m. local time, the 36-year-old took the witness stand and recounted, among other things, how the first physical assault occurred. First, she tells the jury from the US state of Virginia how she met Hollywood star Johnny Depp, who cast her in his 2011 film “Rum Diary.” During the joint press tour through the USA and Europe, there were sparks between the two actors, Depp had just separated from his ex-wife Vanessa Paradis (49), with whom he has two children.
In the video above, we show you how the relationship between the two fell apart.
Amber Heard: ‘He pulled my hair and hit me’
But the initial romance quickly turns into a nightmare for Heard. In tears, she recounts the first physical assault. It happened just weeks after the 58-year-old threw a drink at him. When Amber didn’t recognize and mocked his famous “Wino forever” tattoo, which he actually had for his ex-girlfriend Winona Ryder (50) (“Winona Forever”) and did it change after the break up, he should be inside her for the first time slapped her and verbally abused her. Amber was completely puzzled, but Depp struck again. Only then did she leave her house and seek help from her therapist. The actor reportedly told her afterwards, “I’d rather cut my hand than raise it against you.” But according to Heard, that was just the beginning. He then hit or pushed her several times. He was pathologically jealous and repeatedly accused her of having affairs. “Accusations after accusations and then he exploded. He was screaming and I always had to defend myself. There was nothing I could do to calm him down.” After another attack of jealousy, there was another attack: “He pulled my hair and hit me.
Amber Heard: “Johnny and opiates are a whole different Johnny”
In 2012, physical violence was part of the couple’s daily life. Amber explained that she mentally removed herself from the situation. Depp’s strategy was to disappear. It is sometimes said that he disappeared for hours or even days, then came back remorsefully. He made promises and told her he had asked for help. But drugs and alcohol, which he then tried to hide from her, made the situation worse. “Johnny and the opiates are a whole different Johnny,” Amber explains.
Amber Heard: ‘I can’t remember how many times he hit me’
In March 2013, he should have returned to physical altercations. Johnny Depp again accused her of having an affair with a musician and an artist friend, which she denied. Heard reports: “Johnny hit me, I left but it only made it worse. I grabbed a vase and threw it at him, then I was able to m ‘ run away. He grabbed my arm and yelled at me. I don’t remember how many times he hit me. I still remember laying on the floor of my apartment and having Thought how could this happen to me again. While high on drugs, the actor even held his dog out the window of a moving car. ‘Nobody did anything,’ Amber laments She claims her employees were scared of him. Later, she bursts into tears again, reporting terrible drug and alcohol-related escapades. When he was sober, he kept saying, “Baby , you saved my life.” She said on the witness stand: “I looked at this man, twice my age. And I had hopes of having kids with him and growing old together.”