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Weird Detail About Depp-Heard Trial Surfaces

Johnny Depp will not look at Amber Heard

(Newser) - The ugly celebrity trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard has included all kinds of disturbing allegations . But one unusual aspect surfaced in court on Monday: Depp never looks directly at his ex-wife during the proceedings. As People and Yahoo Entertainment report, the topic came up during an exchange between...

Heard Says Depp Was 'Obsessed' by Poop Incident

She denies leaving feces in bed

(Newser) - Johnny Depp's libel lawsuit against Amber Heard resumed Monday after a week off—and Heard firmly denied that she or a friend had left feces in the bed she shared with the actor. She said one of their dogs had "bowel control issues" and an accident could have...

Things Get Very Graphic in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard Trial

Heard testifies that Depp sexually assaulted her with a liquor bottle

(Newser) - Amber Heard tearfully told jurors Thursday that Johnny Depp sexually assaulted her with a liquor bottle in an alcohol-fueled rage, the AP reports. The March 2015 incident in Australia, where Depp was filming the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, is sharply disputed and has been a focal point of...

'The Worst Thing That Could Happen to Me Happened'

Amber Heard says Johnny Depp first slapped her early in their relationship

(Newser) - Amber Heard took the stand for the first time in Johnny Depp's defamation lawsuit against her Wednesday and recounted numerous alleged assaults, starting in late 2011, soon after they began dating. Heard said Depp slapped her when she asked about one of his tattoos while they were drinking together...

Psychologist Says Depp Sexually Assaulted Heard

Depp's team has rested its case

(Newser) - Amber Heard suffered post-traumatic stress disorder from violence she suffered at the hands of her ex-husband Johnny Depp, including multiple acts of sexual assault, a psychologist testified Tuesday. The sexual assaults included being forced to perform oral sex and having Depp penetrate her with a liquor bottle, the psychologist, Dawn...

Heard's Lawyers Revised Article at Heart of Libel Case

ACLU lawyers says organization drafted op-ed on domestic violence

(Newser) - Amber Heard pushed to have details of her marriage with fellow actor Johnny Depp included in an op-ed piece that she wrote about domestic violence, even though her lawyers wanted those passages removed from the article. Jurors in the libel lawsuit Depp filed against Heard heard testimony Thursday from Terence...

Psychologist Hired by Depp Gives Her Take on Heard

Says actor has Borderline personality disorder and histrionic personality disorder

(Newser) - A forensic psychologist hired by Johnny Depp's legal team testified Tuesday that actor Amber Heard suffers from borderline personality disorder and histrionic personality disorder, as the civil lawsuit between her and ex-husband continues to wallow in the couple's personal issues . The psychologist, Shannon Curry, said she reached her...

Johnny Depp: I Was a Victim of Domestic Violence

Actor wraps up 4 days of testimony in Amber Heard defamation case

(Newser) - Johnny Depp wrapped up four days of testimony Thursday by continuing to deny that he had ever hit ex-wife Amber Heard—and by saying he was the real victim of domestic abuse. The actor responded "Yes" when one of his lawyers asked him if had been "a victim...

'Let's Burn Amber,' and More Johnny Depp Texts Read at Trial

Amber Heard's attorneys try to undermine the actor using his own words

(Newser) - Attorneys for actor Amber Heard sought to undermine Johnny Depp’s libel lawsuit against her Thursday by spending hours in court focused on the actor's drinking, drug use, and texts he sent to friends—including one about wanting to kill and defile his then-wife, the AP reports. Heard's...

Johnny Depp: Amber Heard Had a 'Need for Conflict'

He takes the stand for a 2nd day in defamation trial

(Newser) - Johnny Depp returned to the stand in his defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard on Wednesday, and gave his version of numerous ugly incidents in their troubled marriage. Depp, who denied ever hitting Heard in testimony Tuesday, said Heard had "a need for conflict" and "a need for...

Johnny Depp: 'I Have Never Struck Any Woman in My Life'

He takes the stand in his defamation case against Amber Heard

(Newser) - Johnny Depp took the stand Tuesday in his libel lawsuit against Amber Heard Tuesday, and firmly denied that he had abused her during their brief marriage. The actor denied ever hitting Heard—or any other woman—and said the accusations were not "based in any species of truth."...

Heard's Former Assistant: Depp Was a 'Total Gentleman'

While Heard was verbally abusive, she testifies

(Newser) - A former personal assistant to Amber Heard said she never saw the actress suffer any physical abuse at the hands of then-husband Johnny Depp—but she said Heard once spit in her face when she asked for a higher salary. Heard descended into screaming fits of blind rage, sent incoherent...

Johnny Depp's Sister Testifies in Case Against Amber Heard

And more from day 2 of the trial

(Newser) - A jury was selected Monday in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard trial, and on Tuesday, things kicked off in earnest. Both sides gave opening statements and witness testimony started in the libel case Depp has brought against Heard, his ex-wife. "Mr. Depp's team is going to try to turn...

Big Names May Show at Depp's Defamation Trial Against Ex

James Franco, Elon Musk among potential witnesses in proceedings against Amber Heard

(Newser) - For Johnny Depp, it's been a "surreal" few years," and that time has been extended for him and Amber Heard as their legal battle continues. The two face off in a trial that starts Monday, this time over a defamation lawsuit brought by the 58-year-old actor against...

Depp: 'No One Is Safe' From 'Cancel Culture'

He spoke before receiving top award at Spanish film festival

(Newser) - Johnny Depp, whose movie career has suffered since he lost a libel case against a British tabloid that called him a "wife beater," portrayed himself as a victim of "cancel culture" at a film festival in Spain on Wednesday. He slammed the "instant rush to judgment"...

Johnny Depp: It's Been a 'Surreal 5 Years'

In interview with 'Sunday Times,' Depp talks new film, 'boycott' against him in wake of legal woes

(Newser) - The reason for the current commotion in Johnny Depp's life? "The absurdity of media mathematics." That's per Depp himself, in a new interview with the Sunday Times in which the 58-year-old actor talks about his new movie, Minimata, and how he thinks he's been snubbed...

Coke Dealer Who Inspired Johnny Depp Movie Dies
'Ambassador of the
Outlaws' Dies at 78
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'Ambassador of the Outlaws' Dies at 78

Coke dealer George Jung inspired Johnny Depp movie

(Newser) - "Boston George," the cocaine smuggler who inspired the 2001 Johnny Depp movie Blow, has died seven years after getting out of prison . George Jung's death Wednesday at age 78 was confirmed by posts on his official social media accounts, Fox reports. Jung started out smuggling cannabis in...

Bad News for Johnny Depp in His Battle With Amber Heard

UK court rejects his bid to appeal judge's ruling that he assaulted ex-wife

(Newser) - A British court on Thursday refused Johnny Depp permission to appeal a judge's ruling that he assaulted ex-wife Amber Heard, saying his attempt to overturn the decision had "no real prospect of success." Two Court of Appeal judges said the 57-year-old Hollywood star can't challenge the...

How Johnny Depp Went From A-List to Persona Non Grata

2020 capped years of self-created misery for Depp

(Newser) - After years of ongoing scandals, the once-brilliant career of Johnny Depp appears to have lost its luster. Tatiana Siegel of the Hollywood Reporter has taken an in-depth look at how the actor managed to go from $50 million per picture to "radioactive" persona non grata. She dates the start...

Johnny Depp Shot Just One Scene. He'll Get His Full Salary

Warner Bros. asked actor to resign from 'Fantastic Beasts' role, but contract still requires he gets paid

(Newser) - Johnny Depp shot just one scene as Gellert Grindelwald in the next Fantastic Beasts film when it was announced to the London production crew that Warner Bros. had asked him to step down after he lost his "wife beater" libel case against a UK tabloid. Depp agreed to resign,...

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