At a libel case towards a publication which is being sued by Johnny Depp for calling him a “wife-beater,” a concierge of the constructing that the actor lived in mentioned that Elon Musk visited Amber Heard when he was not current.
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On Friday Alejandro Romero, a concierge on the Los Angeles constructing the place Depp and Heard lived, testified that tech billionaire Elon Musk visited Heard “commonly late at evening” from March 2015, whereas she was married to Depp.
Heard and the Tesla founder had a relationship after she and Depp separated.
The Solar’s lawyer prompt Romero had acquired the date flawed, however he mentioned he remembered properly as a result of it was simply after Depp had damage his finger.
Depp’s fingertip was lower off whereas he and Heard had been in Australia, the place he was filming a “Pirates of the Caribbean” film, in March 2015. Depp alleges that Heard severed it by throwing a vodka bottle at him, a declare she denies.
Romero mentioned a pal of his was “an enormous fan of Mr Depp and he was involved about him not having the ability to play the guitar. That’s how I bear in mind, after which the identical day I noticed Mr. Musk.”
Depp is suing Information Group Newspapers, writer of The Solar, and the paper’s govt editor, Dan Wootton, on the Excessive Courtroom in London over the April 2018 article, which known as him a “wife-beater.” He strongly denies abusing Heard.
A #MeToo activist mentioned in a court docket doc launched Friday that she was “misquoted and misused” by a British tabloid newspaper in an article that accused Johnny Depp of bodily abusing his ex-wife, Amber Heard.
The article claimed there was a backlash by #MeToo activists towards creator J.Ok. Rowling as a result of she was defending her “well-known pal” Depp, a star of the film adaptation of her guide “Implausible Beasts and The place To Discover Them.”
It quoted Katherine Kendall, an actress and activist who says she was assaulted by jailed movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, as saying ’’evidently Amber acquired damage” and condemning violence.
In a written witness assertion, Kendall mentioned she spoke in April 2018 to a girl she later discovered was a Solar reporter. She mentioned she had been ”fully misquoted and misused by The Solar to perform their objective.”
“Though it was true that I used to be a sufferer of Harvey Weinstein, the remaining was a lie,” Kendall mentioned. “I used to be not ‘going public’ on behalf of #MeToo or myself, to criticize J.Ok. Rowling’s resolution to solid Mr. Depp, nor did I accuse Mr. Depp of injuring Amber Heard, about which I’ve no first-hand information.”
Kendall additionally mentioned she had heard “a number of instances” that Heard was abusive to Depp.
Depp, 57, and Heard, 34, met on the set of the 2011 comedy “The Rum Diary” and married in Los Angeles in February 2015. Heard filed for divorce the next yr, and the divorce was finalized in 2017.
The Solar’s protection depends on 14 allegations made by Heard of violence by Depp between 2013 and 2016, in settings together with his personal island within the Bahamas, a rented home in Australia and the couple’s downtown Los Angeles penthouse.
He denies all of them and claims Heard was the aggressor throughout their risky relationship, which he has likened to “against the law scene ready to occur.”
In 9 days of testimony on the Excessive Courtroom in London, decide Andrew Nicol has heard from Depp and from a number of present or former staff who’ve backed his model of occasions.
One among Depp’s safety guards, Travis McGivern, mentioned Friday that Heard spat at Depp and threw a can of vitality drink Pink Bull at him throughout an altercation on the couple’s Los Angeles penthouse in March 2015.