(Fairfax) Amber Hard on Monday urged Johnny Depp to “leave her alone” by condemning “torture” for reviving domestic violence during a defamation suit brought by her ex-husband. United States.
Updated May 16
The 36-year-old actress explained in a Fairfax, Virginia, court near Washington that “every day, over and over again, I have to revive the most intimate, embarrassing, deeply humiliating and personal things.”
“It’s torture, it’s excruciating pain,” he said.
“I want to move on with my life, but she will not allow me to do this,” she told the judges before looking into her ex-husband’s eyes and pleading with him: “Shut me up.”
The star of the story Caribbean piratesThe man, who has been missing his ex-wife since the trial began, is seeking 50 million in damages.
He mentioned in a column published in 2018 that he had ruined his reputation and his career. The Washington Post He was the victim of domestic violence two years ago without mentioning his name.
He counter-attacked and wanted a double.
Directed by, actressAquaman Explained that she decided to divorce in May 2016 because she was scared for her life, after another argument, at which time the actor allegedly threw a phone in her face.
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Their union was “torn apart,” he said, struggling to hold back tears. “I knew I had to leave. I knew I wouldn’t survive if I didn’t. ”
“The monster was something that was now the norm and was no exception. Violence was now normal,” she explained, referring to her ex-husband, who said he regularly beat her under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
Her lawyers showed pictures showing her bruised on the right side of her face.
A “toxic” relationship developed in the first four weeks of the trial, with unconventional details reported by the ex-couple who started a relationship in 2011 before they got married in February 2015. The divorce was finalized in early 2017
Their argument, often with blows, reached its climax during their stay in Australia in March 2015, when Amber Hard claimed she had been beaten and then sexually abused by her husband.
Johnny Depp’s lawyer, Camille Vasquez, had a heated debate that began in the afternoon.
Amber Hard had to admit significantly that she never donated to charities, as she promised and repeated in the press during the divorce settlement, receiving 7 7 million in compensation by the end of 2018.
“I could not fulfill my obligation because I was sued by my ex-husband,” she said.
M.Me Vasquez, however, noted that he received full payment long before the 2019 defamation suit filed by Johnny Depp.
“Hit in self-defense”
The 58-year-old actor, who testified in late April, admitted to using a lot of drugs and alcohol, but denied having a hand in Amber Hard and insisted he was violent.
Amber Hard highlighted the power inequality by admitting to punching Johnny Depp on Monday. “I’m talking about the difference between a punch and having to hit it to protect myself,” he said.
The case between the two celebrities is extraordinary. It is broadcast live on television, and every day, fans of the two actors gather in court in this small town near the American capital.
“It’s like a soap opera,” said Nancy Mori, who came from Pennsylvania and spent the night in court to attend the hearing.
Alethia Gnanankan, a student from Virginia, believes that “two [ex-époux] Suffered from this “so sad story”.
The battle between the two camps is also raging on social networks where hashtags for or against the two actors are on the rise.
Discussions will continue until May 27, after which seven judges will voluntarily retire.
The actor is suing his ex-wife in the United States two years after he lost his first defamation suit in London. He attacked the British tabloids The sunWho called him a “violent husband.”