The earlier couple settled their divorce in August 2016, releasing a joint assertion which be taught partially, “Our relationship was intensely passionate and at events dangerous, nevertheless always sure by love.”
The trial, which started on April 11, is about to closing six weeks. Heard has not however testified.
Depp began his testimony on April 19, and he’s anticipated to proceed being cross-examined by Heard’s lawyer on Monday.
Here’s a few of what received right here up all through his testimony thus far.
Depp denied the allegation and was not charged with any crime.
Audio recordings of some of their heated exchanges have been carried out in court docket docket, along with one throughout which Heard talked about hanging Depp.
“You didn’t get punched; you purchased hit. I’m sorry I hit you need this, nevertheless I didn’t punch you,” Heard purportedly talked about.
Depp has moreover claimed he bodily defended himself at events, speaking about one incident throughout which Heard talked about her nostril was injured. Depp talked about in court docket docket that his head associated with Heard’s forehead whereas he was attempting to “restrain” Heard.
“There was not an intentional head butt,” the actor talked about.
A severed finger
“I didn’t want to disclose that it had been Ms. Heard that had thrown a vodka bottle at me after which took my finger off,” he talked about all through his testimony. “I didn’t want to get her in problem. I tried to solely maintain points as copacetic and easy as doable for everyone. I didn’t want to put her into that mix.”
Dr. David Kipper, who has dealt with Depp, corroborated elements of Depp’s story in a deposition carried out in court docket docket this week.
Heard’s authorized professionals have referenced statements Depp made to ER medical medical doctors on the time to argue that Depp decrease off his private finger. Depp denies this.
Depp was moreover requested about his actions following his injury, along with when he used his injured finger to jot down down on the partitions with a mixture of his blood and paint. Depp confirmed in court docket docket that he had accomplished so.
Textual content material messages
Depp testified he was “embarrassed” by the messages be taught in court docket docket and talked about he makes use of “darkish humor” at events to particular himself.
Totally different textual content material messages had been shared throughout which Depp talked about his drug use and alcohol use with friends like actor Paul Bettany and musician Marilyn Manson.
‘Pirates of the Caribbean’
As Depp’s lawsuit focuses on the harm that has been accomplished to his as quickly as worthwhile occupation, some dialog was centered on “Pirates of the Caribbean,” the favored franchise that Depp led for five films over 15 years.
Rottenborn, Heard’s lawyer, argued that Depp was aware he was “potential out” of the sixth film or that Disney would drop or shrink his place in it, earlier to the publication of Heard’s op-ed. Depp denied this.
“I’d be an precise simpleton to not assume that there was an impression on my occupation primarily based totally on Ms. Heard’s phrases, whether or not or not they talked about my establish or not,” Depp talked about on the stand.
Depp sheepishly admitted in his testimony that he has not seen the first film inside the “Pirates” franchise. He talked about, nonetheless, “I believed inside the character wholeheartedly.”
Nonetheless, when requested by Rottenborn, “If Disney received right here to you with $300 million and 1,000,000 alpacas, nothing on this Earth would get you to return and work with Disney on a ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ film, proper?”
“That’s true, Mr. Rottenborn,” Depp replied.