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10 Most Shocking Moments In Amber Heard Johnny Depp Trial

December 9, 2022

Depp is suing Heard for libel, alleging that she falsely portrayed him as a domestic abuser and harmed his lucrative acting career. The claim centers around a 2018 op-ed Heard wrote in the Washington Post in which she made references to suffering abuse, but did not name Depp. 

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Heard Detailed The First Time She Met Depp, Saying It Was "unusual And Remarkable"

Heard detailed the first time she met Depp, saying it was "unusual and remarkable" 1
Heard detailed the first time she met Depp, saying it was "unusual and remarkable"

Heard said she had auditioned for a movie Depp was producing and when she went to his office, she assumed it would be to audition for him, but it turned out to be a long meeting where they bonded over books, music and poetry.

She said it was strange because while she wasn't a "fan" of Depp, she knew who he was, since he's one of the most famous actors in the world. "So, it was already a weird thing to go and get called in his office. I'm a no-name actor," she said. "I was 22, I think. I thought it was unusual. It was weird because he was twice my age and world-famous actor and here we are getting along about obscure books and old blues. I thought it was remarkable. I thought it was usual and remarkable. I left there feeling like, wow."



Heard Alleged Depp Told Her He Could Kill Her

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Heard alleged Depp told her he could kill her

Heard said there was an altercation during a family vacation on a yacht, where Depp thought she told his kids that he was "a drunk" – and it led to a physical altercation, and Depp saying he could "f***ing kill" her.

Heard said she had not talked about Depp's drinking with his daughter, Lily Rose. Still, he accused her of doing so and got angry.

"So, I was trying to tell him, I was trying to comfort her, I was trying to protect you. He basically was accusing me of doing this thing and making them aware that he was drinking again. And he slams me up against the side wall of the bedroom...slams me up by my neck and holds me there for a second and tells me that he could f***ing kill me," Heard said.

She claimed Depp called her an embarrassment, which hurt more than the alleged threat. "I'm very, very, very much in love with this whole family now, and he's saying I'm an embarrassment to him and that somehow stuck in me more than the 'I can f***ing kill you,'" she said. "It just sounded like hyperbole, sounded like something he was just saying. But the names he was calling me and pushing me up against the wall by my neck. It hurt hurt. It hurt my feelings. It hurt."



Heard Alleged Depp Did A "cavity Search" On Her When He Thought She Was Hiding His Cocaine

Heard alleged Depp did a "cavity search" on her when he thought she was hiding his cocaine 3
Heard alleged Depp did a "cavity search" on her when he thought she was hiding his cocaine

Heard, looking visibly disgusted, recounted a time Depp allegedly ripped off her clothes and conducted a "cavity search" of her body. She claims he was looking for his cocaine.

"I was wondering how I, somebody who didn't do cocaine and was against it - that was in and of itself causing problems in our relationship - how could I hide, why would I hide his drugs from him?" she said. "Like, he was insinuating that I was doing it or something? It made no sense. And he was telling me, we're going to conduct a cavity search. Like, just shoved his fingers inside me. I just - I just stood there staring at this light. I just stood there, while he did that."



Heard Detailed How Depp Proposed To Her Without A Ring

Heard detailed how Depp proposed to her – without a ring 4
Heard detailed how Depp proposed to her – without a ring

Depp's proposal to Heard was traditional and "sweet," but he did not have an engagement ring. She said he "got down on one knee and said 'I want you to be my girl, be my girl forever, my woman, my girl. I want you to be the rest of my life. Say yes to me.'"

Heard said she looked into his eyes and I saw her future, and "blind hope." "I thought if we were married then this is real this is isn't a thing of – this isn't chaotic, this will change, you know. I just had so much hope in that moment," she said.

She asked if he was serious, because he didn't have a ring. "In my experience, Johnny can be very impulsive," she said.

She also said she didn't immediately tell anyone because she didn't know Depp really meant it. "And then he brought my dad out to London with my best friends and my dad told me, 'You know, Johnny has asked me permission for your hand in marriage,' and I felt like the luckiest woman in the world," Heard said.



Depp Said He Painted With The Blood On His Finger After It Was Cut During A Fight With Heard

Depp said he painted with the blood on his finger after it was cut during a fight with Heard 5
Depp said he painted with the blood on his finger after it was cut during a fight with Heard

During his testimony, Depp alleged that during a violent argument in Australia in 2015, Heard threw two vodka bottles at him and when one exploded, it sliced his finger to the point where bone was exposed. He claimed it resulted in the tip of his middle finger being cut off.

Depp said after being cut, he wrote on the walls with his blood and then dipped his finger in paint to keep writing. He said: "The blood had dried as it were, and so I stuck my finger into a can of paint and also mineral spirits to put my verbal messages onto the wall."



Depp Alleged Heard Left Fecal Matter In Their Bed

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Depp alleged Heard left fecal matter in their bed

Depp said while Heard was at Coachella, he decided to go to the penthouse they shared and pack his things when she wasn't home. His bodyguard warned him fecal matter was found left in the bed.

"That was as absurd and grotesque and cruel and then I was shown a picture of what the problem was," Depp said during the trial.

He said Heard kept denying it, blaming it on their small dogs, but he was convinced she was lying.



Video Played Of Depp Saying, "Want To See Crazy, I'll Give You [expletive] Crazy"

Video played of Depp saying, "Want to see crazy, I'll give you [expletive] crazy" 7
Video played of Depp saying, "Want to see crazy, I'll give you [expletive] crazy"

A video of Depp and Heard arguing, during which he becomes aggressive, was played during the trial. Depp is seen pouring wine while angrily asking: "Want to see crazy, I'll give you [expletive] crazy. I got your crazy. All you're crazy."

He then notices she is recording and tussles with her, during which the video cuts out. Depp confirmed to Heard's lawyer during questioning that it was him in the video and it was at his West Hollywood home. "And you would agree, that you were violent in that clip, correct?" the lawyer asks.

"Clearly I was having a bad time," Depp replied. He said Heard illegally recorded him, adding, "I did assault a couple of cabinets but I did not touch Ms. Heard."

When asked if he was drunk when the video was taken, Depp said it was possible. "You poured yourself a mega pint of red wine, correct?" the lawyer asked.

"A mega pint?" Depp replied, laughing. "I poured myself a large glass of wine. I thought it necessary."



Depp Fan Brings Emotional Support Alpacas To Trial

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Depp fan brings emotional support alpacas to trial

Dedicated fans of Heard and Depp have dedicated the last six weeks of their lives to watching the trial unfold. From camping out to spending upwards of $30k, fans are determined to watch the case unfold.

One fan made headlines by bringing along their emotional support alpaca to cheer on Depp outside the courthouse.



Heard's Former Assistant Testifies That Heard Was Verbally Abusive

Heard's former assistant testifies that Heard was verbally abusive 9
Heard's former assistant testifies that Heard was verbally abusive

In the first week of the trial, Heard's former assistant, Kate James, testified that she experienced verbal abuse from Heard while working for her.

James described her time with Heard as "everything you could possibly do to ruin someone's life." She recounted a time when Heard allegedly spat in her face.



Heard's Attorney Objects To His Own Question

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Heard's attorney objects to his own question

If there's one thing viewers of the trial have learned, it's when to say 'hearsay' and 'objection.'

While Heard's house manager Ben King was testifying about an alleged incident in which Depp's finger was severed, one of Heard's attorneys, Adam Nadelhaft, called for hearsay.

“But you asked the question,” Judge Penney Azcarate responded, leading to giggles in the courtroom.



Bonus: Jason Momoa Is Obsessed With Johnny Depp Lawyer Camille

Bonus: Jason Momoa is obsessed with Johnny Depp lawyer Camille 11
Bonus: Jason Momoa is obsessed with Johnny Depp lawyer Camille

Jason Momoa testified in court as a witness for Johnny Depp in a hilarious fake video.

The clip, which is making rounds on the internet, features the Aquaman star poking fun at Amber Heard for faking her injuries as he intends to show a picture of Depp's ex-wife on his laptop.

Meanwhile, Momoa, who recently split from Lisa Bonet, is spotted crushing hard on Johnny Depp's famous lawyer, Camille Vasquez, as he flirts his way to elevate the mood inside the courtroom.

"I'm sorry Camille I did not know how it got here," he gushed as a wallpaper of the lawyer emerges on his laptop.



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