The defamation trial between Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard began on April 11, following Johnny’s lawsuit in opposition to her in March 2019. During the Wednesday trial, at one level Johnny laughed after Amber instructed the jury that she allowed him to ‘take off his own boots.’ Also Read: Amber Heard vs Johnny Depp trial: She says he would turn into ‘monster’ due to drugs and alcohol; threatened to kill her
Johnny had earlier testified that when he used to come dwelling, Amber used to carry him a glass of wine and used to take off his boots. “When I got here dwelling from work I’d are available in the home and she’d sit me down and provides me a glass of wine and take my boots off,” Johnny stated. He added that each time he did it himself, Amber instructed him, “no, no, no, that’s my job. You don’t do that, I do that”.
On Wednesday, Amber’s legal professional, Elaine Bredehoft stated, “We’ve heard a little bit testimony about boots. What if something, did you do to assist Johnny with his boots?”
“Well, I imply, I suppose that I took off his boots and it made an impression on him. I used to be completely satisfied to you recognize, something I can do to present love,” Amber replied. She added, “It was definitely how I felt about him, but when he needed to take off his own boots he definitely might.” Hearing Amber’s assertion, Johnny laughed. A video of the second when this occurred, has been shared on Twitter.
Johnny is suing Amber for libel defamation in Fairfax County Circuit Court after she wrote a December 2018 op-ed in The Washington Post describing herself as “a public determine representing home abuse.” The article by no means mentions Johnny by identify, however his legal professionals say he was defamed nonetheless as a result of it clearly referred to accusations she made in 2016 throughout their divorce proceedings.
The trial continues to seize public consideration. More than 100 individuals had been lined up Wednesday earlier than 7 a.m. — three hours earlier than proceedings started — exterior the courthouse for the 100 seats made out there within the courtroom. Most had been Johnny’s supporters and followers.
(With inputs from PTI)