At a libel case towards a publication which is being sued by Johnny Depp for calling him a “wife-beater,” a concierge of the constructing that the actor lived in mentioned that Elon Musk visited Amber Heard when he was not current.
Final Up to date: July 19, 2020, 12:26 PM IST
On Friday Alejandro Romero, a concierge on the Los Angeles constructing the place Depp and Heard lived, testified that tech billionaire Elon Musk visited Heard “frequently late at evening” from March 2015, whereas she was married to Depp.
Heard and the Tesla founder had a relationship after she and Depp separated.
The Solar’s lawyer prompt Romero had received the date fallacious, however he mentioned he remembered effectively as a result of it was simply after Depp had harm his finger.
Depp’s fingertip was lower off whereas he and Heard had been in Australia, the place he was filming a “Pirates of the Caribbean” film, in March 2015. Depp alleges that Heard severed it by throwing a vodka bottle at him, a declare she denies.
Romero mentioned a pal of his was “a giant fan of Mr Depp and he was involved about him not with the ability to play the guitar. That’s how I bear in mind, after which the identical day I noticed Mr. Musk.”
Depp is suing Information Group Newspapers, writer of The Solar, and the paper’s govt editor, Dan Wootton, on the Excessive Court docket in London over the April 2018 article, which referred to as him a “wife-beater.” He strongly denies abusing Heard.
A #MeToo activist mentioned in a courtroom doc launched Friday that she was “misquoted and misused” by a British tabloid newspaper in an article that accused Johnny Depp of bodily abusing his ex-wife, Amber Heard.
The article claimed there was a backlash by #MeToo activists towards writer J.K. Rowling as a result of she was defending her “well-known pal” Depp, a star of the film adaptation of her guide “Unbelievable Beasts and The place To Discover Them.”
It quoted Katherine Kendall, an actress and activist who says she was assaulted by jailed movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, as saying ’’evidently Amber received harm” and condemning violence.
In a written witness assertion, Kendall mentioned she spoke in April 2018 to a girl she later discovered was a Solar reporter. She mentioned she had been ”utterly misquoted and misused by The Solar to perform their aim.”
“Though it was true that I used to be a sufferer of Harvey Weinstein, the remainder was a lie,” Kendall mentioned. “I used to be not ‘going public’ on behalf of #MeToo or myself, to criticize J.K. Rowling’s determination to forged Mr. Depp, nor did I accuse Mr. Depp of wounding Amber Heard, about which I’ve no first-hand information.”
Kendall additionally mentioned she had heard “a number of occasions” that Heard was abusive to Depp.
Depp, 57, and Heard, 34, met on the set of the 2011 comedy “The Rum Diary” and married in Los Angeles in February 2015. Heard filed for divorce the next 12 months, and the divorce was finalized in 2017.
The Solar’s protection depends on 14 allegations made by Heard of violence by Depp between 2013 and 2016, in settings together with his personal island within the Bahamas, a rented home in Australia and the couple’s downtown Los Angeles penthouse.
He denies all of them and claims Heard was the aggressor throughout their unstable relationship, which he has likened to “a criminal offense scene ready to occur.”
In 9 days of testimony on the Excessive Court docket in London, decide Andrew Nicol has heard from Depp and from a number of present or former workers who’ve backed his model of occasions.
One among Depp’s safety guards, Travis McGivern, mentioned Friday that Heard spat at Depp and threw a can of power drink Pink Bull at him throughout an altercation on the couple’s Los Angeles penthouse in March 2015.