Unsealed Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard courtroom docs reveal new data, stir on-line battle – Nationwide

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Regardless of reaching a verdict in June, extra particulars concerning the defamation trial between movie star ex-spouses Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have come to mild within the type of unsealed courtroom paperwork.

On July 13, greater than 6,000 pages of authorized filings from the case had been unsealed. The Every day Beast, which first reported concerning the paperwork this weekend, stated the knowledge shed new mild on the obvious methods of each the Depp and Heard authorized groups.

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A lot of the brand new info didn’t bode properly for Depp, who acquired overwhelming assist throughout the precise six-week trial in Fairfax County, Va.

A number of purported copies of the unsealed courtroom paperwork have been shared on-line, together with by YouTuber and authorized commentator Andrea Burkhart, who shared the information to her web site. Burkhart accepted donations from viewers to pay the over US$3,300 price to obtain the paperwork.

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The brand new info alleges that Depp’s authorized group tried to submit a number of gadgets as proof that by no means made it into the trial, together with nude pictures of Heard. Within the unsealed paperwork, Heard’s legal professionals make the argument for the nude pictures to be excluded, calling the proposed submission of proof “irrelevant private issues.”

Neither Depp nor Heard has commented publicly on the unsealed courtroom paperwork.

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Heard’s legal professionals additionally fought to take away Depp’s tried point out of the Aquaman actor’s time allegedly working as an unique dancer, claiming the knowledge was solely supplied as a way to “maliciously recommend or indicate that Ms. Heard was at one time an escort.”

Throughout a deposition, Depp’s authorized group additionally questioned Heard’s sister, Whitney Henriquez, about an alleged rushing ticket and suspended licence obtained by Heard when she was a teen.

In line with the courtroom paperwork, they requested Henriquez if the loss of life of Heard’s pal Logan (who died throughout a automotive accident as a teen) had something to do with Heard’s suspended licence. Henriquez reportedly informed Depp’s lawyer’s the licence suspension had “nothing to do with that.”

Textual content messages from Depp and his associates had been talked about within the unsealed courtroom paperwork, however not learn aloud in courtroom, together with texts about an alleged incident the place Heard claimed Depp kicked her on a flight in 2014.

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One textual content apparently from Depp to Heard learn: “As soon as once more, I discover myself in a spot of disgrace and remorse. In fact I’m sorry…I’ll by no means do it once more…My sickness by some means crept up and grabbed me…I really feel so dangerous for letting you down.”

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Nonetheless, data of those texts (which had been introduced within the U.Okay. trial Depp misplaced in 2020) couldn’t be discovered within the star’s iCloud, and in accordance with Depp’s authorized group, could have been “deleted.”

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The courtroom paperwork additionally alleged that Heard turned down “tens of hundreds of thousands” of {dollars} in a divorce settlement from Depp.

Heard’s legal professionals, by means of the unsealed courtroom paperwork, claimed Depp and his authorized counsel edited photograph and audio proof submitted within the trial. They claimed that evaluation of the metadata related to photograph and video recording “reveals the gadgets had been ‘Modified’ days earlier than their manufacturing on this case.”

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Amongst a number of different claims, Depp’s legal professionals fought to take away all point out of the actor’s friendship with controversial musician Marilyn Manson (who was talked about throughout the trial), and that Depp’s former lawyer Adam Waldman had “Russian connections” (which weren’t talked about in courtroom).

There have been, in fact, additionally motions by Heard’s legal professionals that had been denied and had been due to this fact inadmissible in courtroom, together with a declare that the Pirates of the Caribbean actor suffers from erectile dysfunction.

Web page Six reported the courtroom paperwork confirmed that Heard’s legal professionals argued that although Depp would “quite not disclose his erectile dysfunction situation, such situation completely is related to sexual violence, together with Mr. Depp’s anger and use of a bottle to rape Amber Heard.”

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In July, Heard introduced she can be interesting the decision from the defamation trial.

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The Virginia courtroom ordered Heard to pay Depp US$10.35 million for defaming the actor in a Washington Publish article, penned by Heard after their divorce. She received a smaller $2-million judgement on a counterclaim towards Depp.

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This weekend, a number of hashtags appeared on social media because of the unsealed courtroom paperwork, together with #AmberHeardDeservesAnApology. Discourse on-line nonetheless seems to stay overwhelmingly in favour of Depp, even inside hashtags calling for Heard’s home violence claims to be believed.

Even so, there could also be a slight shift to pro-Heard sentiment on-line — a lot of which was sparked by Burkhart and her YouTube following, post-analysis of the unsealed paperwork.

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In July, Depp settled a separate lawsuit by which he was accused of punching a crewmember on the set of the film Metropolis of Lies in 2017. The phrases of the settlement will not be recognized publicly.

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