Johnny Depp’s Lawyer Calls Amber Heard a ‘Compulsive Liar’
Johnny Depp’s lawyer David Sherborne described Amber Heard as a “compulsive liar” whereas delivering his concluding remarks on the continuing libel case at London’s Royal Courts of Justice.
The “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor is suing Information Group Newspapers (NGN) and journalist Dan Wootton for an article on The Solar’s web site that described him as a “spouse beater.” Depp denies that he was ever violent towards Heard, to whom he was married from 2015 to 2017.
Sherborne stated NGN was counting on proof from Heard, “a posh particular person with a posh historical past.” “We are saying from the massive factors even to the smaller ones, Ms. Heard has confirmed herself to be a completely unreliable witness and, frankly, a compulsive liar — and I don’t say that calmly,” Sherborne stated.
Addressing the allegations of home abuse towards his consumer, Sherborne referred to audio recordings performed for the court docket and stated they reveal a “simple, unambiguous, unequivocal admission of hitting” Depp. “Her bodily violence in the direction of him, her beginning bodily violence as she admits, make her the home abuser, not him,” Sherborne stated.
Sherborne additionally referred to the unique Solar article in query as “intentionally and wholly one-sided.”
Each side’ arguments have now been introduced earlier than Justice Andrew Nicol, and the earliest he’ll ship judgement is late September. The result of the case is prone to have an effect on one other case within the U.S., the place Depp has sued Heard for $50 million over a bit she wrote in The Washington Publish, the place she talks about herself as a home abuse survivor. Depp just isn’t named in that piece.
Previous to the listening to, Depp arrived on the court docket to a warn reception from his largely feminine followers. Because the listening to wound to a detailed, Heard made her manner exterior and delivered a press release.
“It has been extremely painful to relive the break-up of my relationship, to have my motives and my fact questioned, and essentially the most traumatic, intimate particulars of my life with Johnny shared in court docket and broadcast to all the world,” Heard stated.
“I stand by my testimony and I now place my religion in British justice,” stated the “Aquaman” actress.
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