Amber Heard claimed Johnny hid his ingesting from his kids and threatened he may “f*****g” kill her after he believed it had been uncovered throughout a yacht vacation in 2013
Amber Heard has claimed Johnny Depp hid his ingesting from his two kids in espresso cups and threatened he may “f*****g” kill her after believing she had advised them whereas they have been on vacation within the Bahamas.
The actress, 36, took to the stand on Wednesday to testify at Fairfax County Court docket about her relationship with the actor, 58.
Johnny is suing for libel over a 2018 article she wrote in The Washington Put up, which his legal professionals say falsely implies he bodily and sexually abused her whereas they have been collectively.
Amber advised jurors how she went on vacation with Johnny and his two kids Lily-Rose and Jack, who have been round 14 and 12 on the time, to his non-public island within the Bahamas on his yacht earlier than he bought it to JK Rowling.
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The Aquaman star mentioned to the court docket Johnny was “off the wagon again” and did not need to inform his kids so determined to hide his ingesting by utilizing espresso cups.
“Johnny was upset that he had to sell the boat, he was off the wagon again, but he didn’t want to tell his kids. He was hiding it from them, putting it in coffee cups and drinking”, she mentioned.
Amber mentioned Johnny’s behaviour in the course of the journey was erratic and his daughter Lily-Rose had a panic assault, with the actress saying she comforted her as she cried.
She testified Johnny got here into the bed room, requested Lily to depart and accused Amber of “telling on him and calling him a drunk in front of his kids”.
“I was trying to tell him I was trying to protect you,” she mentioned.
“He was accusing me of making them aware he was drinking again and he slams me up against the side wall of the bedroom by my neck and holds me there for a second and tells me he could f**king kill me and that I was an embarrassment, this whole thing was a joke, I made him feel sick.
“I will always remember. I am very, very a lot in love with this complete household now and he is saying I am embarrassing to him. That caught greater than I may kill you. The names he was calling me. It damage, it damage my emotions.”
Amber claimed both herself and Johnny’s two children immediately got off the boat and called a helicopter to leave.
“We take off. I am holding Lily-Rose, she’s crying. Jack ended up not coming with us on the final minute. I bear in mind being actually torn about leaving, I felt unhealthy about leaving. I additionally felt I would accomplished one thing fallacious. He was mad at me, I wasn’t certain what I would accomplished,” she said.
Amber also told the court that the couple had engaged in a “whirlwind romance” following the press tour for their 2011 film The Rum Diaries.
“We had to be really under the radar because as Johnny pointed out, the world would blame me and call me a home-wrecker even though I had nothing to do with it,” she mentioned.
“It was beautiful… I felt like this man knew me and saw me in a way no-one else did.
“It felt like a dream, it felt like absolute magic. I fell head over heels in love with this man.”
The court docket has already listened to 4 days of proof from Mr Depp, who mentioned he was “obsessed with the truth” and claimed that it was he that was the sufferer of home abuse.
The trial continues.