Editor’s word: Some testimony accommodates graphic language and outlines of sexual and bodily attack.
Testimony concluded Thursday within the civil trial over a libel lawsuit filed by means of Johnny Depp towards his ex-wife Amber Heard. Heard’s prison group rested after the actor returned to the stand as a rebuttal witness referred to as by means of her legal professionals.
Depp is suing Heard in Fairfax County Circuit Court in Virginia for $50 million over a December 2018 op-ed she wrote in The Washington Post describing herself as “a public determine representing home abuse.” His legal professionals say he was once defamed by means of the object even if it by no means discussed his identify. Heard is countersuing for $100 million, claiming Depp’s lawyer defamed her by means of calling her abuse allegations a hoax.
Heard mentioned she is “careworn, humiliated, threatened each and every unmarried day” due to Depp and his lawyer Adam Waldman’s statements about her.
“Even simply strolling into this court, sitting right here in entrance of the sector, having the worst portions of my lifestyles and issues I’ve lived thru used to humiliate me. People need to kill me, and so they inform me so on a daily basis. People need to put my child in a microwave, and so they inform me that,” she mentioned.
Heard says she receives dying threats and has been mocked for her testimony about being assaulted, which she described as “agonizing” and “painful.”
Depp hashe ever struck Heard and says she was once the abuser within the dating. Heard has greater than a dozen separate circumstances of bodily abuse she says she suffered at Depp’s palms.
Depp’s prison group rested its case previous within the day after calling its personal rebuttal witnesses, together with Depp himself.
Depp, calling Heard’s accusations “insane.”
“Ridiculous, humiliating, ludicrous, painful, savage, unbelievably brutal, merciless, and all false,” Depp mentioned when requested about his response to listening to Heard’s allegations when she testified previous within the trial.
Both he and Heard each and every testified broadly previous within the trial.
Also Wednesday, twiglet Kate Moss, a former female friend of Depp, denied that she had ever been driven or assaulted by means of Depp throughout the direction in their dating. Heard, in her testimony, had made a connection with Moss and a rumor that Depp had driven Moss down a collection of stairs when the 2 dated within the Nineteen Nineties.