(Washington) ‘Grab her by the hair with one hand and kick her with the other’ Whitney Henriquez said Wednesday she witnessed a violent 2015 altercation between her sister Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, who is suing his ex-wife. Wife charged with defamation in a US court.
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The scene is one of multiple quarrels between the former couple referred to since the highly publicized trial began in court in Fairfax, near Washington.
On March 23, 2015, a month after their wedding, the couple exchanged “really mean” insults, according to Whitney Henriquez, in a Los Angeles duplex.
She wants to take her sister to the next apartment where she lives.
On the podium, she said, Johnny Depp “goed up the stairs and kicked me in the back.”
“I heard Amber screaming ‘Damn, don’t touch my sister,'” I slapped her. She explained that he was there picking her up.
“He had grabbed her by the hair with one hand and was kicking her with the other,” Whitney Henriquez said, when Johnny Depp’s bodyguard rushed over.
The guard eventually manages to pull the actor away, and she takes her sister into a locked room.
“I hear Johnny yelling insults, I hear noises of things breaking,” she said afterwards.
She explained that the next day she found Amber Heard’s wardrobes “completely destroyed” and many broken items in the kitchen.
The feud began when the 36-year-old actress accused her husband of cheating on her after text messages were found on his phone directed at another woman.
Whitney Henriquez claimed that it was the only violent argument she witnessed during their relationship.
After this incident, Mr.me Henriquez asserts that Johnny Depp asked her to sign a confidentiality agreement, which she did not. later moved away.
On top of it, she also made it clear that the attitude of an epic actor Pirates of the Caribbean Changed under the influence of drugs and alcohol.
“When he was sober, it was great, when it wasn’t so horrible,” she said. “If he was taking drugs or drinking, there was always an argument.”
She also spoke of Johnny Depp’s slow-motion takeover of Amber Heard’s life: he asked the actress’s stylist to choose festive outfits “more and more conservative”, objected to certain roles and refused to have a secret code for her mobile phone.
In May 2016, when she finally filed for divorce, her 34-year-old sister said Amber Heard “was physically poor, weighed completely wet, and had a scrawny face”.
The 58-year-old actor, who testified in late April, admitted to his excessive use of drugs and alcohol, but denied raising his hand on Amber Heard and insisted it was violent.
Johnny Depp accuses his ex-wife of ruining his reputation and career by making allegations in a 2018 column by The Guardian. Washington Post That she was subjected to domestic violence two years ago, without giving her name.
He is claiming $50 million in damages. The actress who is best known for her role in AquamanAnd counterattack and ask for doubling.
The deliberations are scheduled to continue until May 27, after which the seven jurors will retire for deliberation.
The two actors began an affair in October 2011 before marrying in February 2015. Divorce was announced in early 2017.
Already in 2020, Johnny Depp lost the first defamation lawsuit in London against the British tabloid the sunwho described him as a “violent husband”.