Johnny Depp ‘grabbed Amber Heard by the hair and kicked’, sister of ‘actress’ testifies at trial

Since the beginning of the trial, we have basically witnessed a “word against word” battle. Amber Heard confirms, photos of bruises in support, that Johnny Depp has been hitting her regularly for several years, and the actor swears he never raised a hand on his ex. But for the first time, on Wednesday, Amber Heard’s accusations were confirmed directly by a witness on the podium: by her sister, Whitney Henriquez, who told jurors she witnessed a violent argument between the pair.

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,'” she punched him and hit one. She explained he was there picking her up. “He 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 finally managed to banish the actor and took 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.

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Whitney Henriquez claimed that it was the only violent argument she witnessed during their relationship. After this incident, Ms. Henriquez confirmed that Johnny Depp asked her to sign a confidentiality agreement, which she did not do. 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 45kg wet, and had a scrawny face”.

A make-up artist testifies to the presence of camouflaged bruises

On Tuesday, Johnny Depp’s lawyers tried to sow doubt in the minds of the jury over images of what Amber Heard portrayed as injuries she blames on Johnny Depp. But in total, four witnesses claimed that they saw bruises and cuts in their eyes, while they admitted, with the exception of Amber Heard’s sister, that they did not see Johnny Depp beating his ex-wife.

Makeup artist Melanie Ingleses confirmed that she hid bruises and open lips under “heavy makeup” in December 2015 before the James Corden show. She testified, “It was as if someone had dealt him a small blow.”

The 58-year-old actor, who testified in late April, admitted to his excessive drug and alcohol use, 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.

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