Johnny Depp's trial went off the rails as Amber Heard's lawyer accused a witness of following a Depp superfan identified as 'That Umbrella Guy' on Twitter
Morgan Night appeared to contradict testimony Amber Heard gave about "the Hicksville incident." He said a trailer the couple slept in wasn't trashed.news.yahoo.com
Johnny Depp Calls Surprise Witness Who Tweeted Heard Was ‘Jealous and Crazy’
Photo by JIM WATSON/POOL/AFP via Getty ImagesJohnny Depp’s lawyers sprang a surprise rebuttal witness on Tuesday afternoon: the owner of a luxury desert trailer-park where a group getaway in 2013 with Depp, Amber Heard, and friends allegedly turned violent.Heard testified earlier in May in the ongoing defamation trial between the divorced couple that around a campfire at the Hicksville trailer park, Depp grabbed a female friend of Heard’s by the wrist because he was jealous and threatened to brenews.yahoo.com
Courtney Love deletes video praising Johnny Depp for saving her from a 1995 overdose and suggesting Amber Heard was using a 'movement' for 'personal gain'
Courtney Love posted and deleted a video about Johnny Depp amid the actor's ongoing defamation trial with ex-wife Amber Heard.news.yahoo.com
Johnny Depp watches Ellen Barkin's testimony during defamation trial against Amber Heard. Barkin & Depp dated in 1998.
The ongoing trial of actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard turned the spotlight on a video of Ellen Barkins played during the session today. In the 2019 testimony video played in the courtroom, Barkins can be seen describing an incident in a hotel room while they were shooting Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Barkin and Depp dated in 1998.news.yahoo.com
Johnny Depp's jealousy, substance abuse recounted by friends
Bruce Witkin, a musician who was friends with Depp for nearly 40 years, said the actor's jealousy in romantic relationships was first on display decades ago. "He can definitely have a jealous streak in him,” Witkin said during a video deposition recorded in February and played in court Thursday. Depp demonstrated some of that jealousy during his relationship with Vanessa Paradis, his former partner of 14 years, “and a lot of it was in his head and not reality,” Witkin said.news.yahoo.com
Footage Shows What Appears To Be Amber Heard Being Verbally Abused By Johnny Depp Fans While Leaving The Courtroom After Testifying About The “Vitriol” And Daily “Harassment” She Received From His Sup
“I was harassed. I am harassed on a daily basis, death threats,” Heard told the court on Monday.View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
Amber Heard's acting coach said she could tell the difference between the actress' real and fake tears because Heard has trouble fake-crying
In prerecorded testimony played Wednesday, Kristina Sexton said Amber Heard often arrived to acting lessons in tears due to fights with Johnny Depp.news.yahoo.com
Lance Bass Is Facing Backlash For “Mocking” Domestic Abuse And Sexual Assault Allegations After He Reenacted Amber Heard’s Tearful Testimony From The Johnny Depp Trial
It comes after an audio clip of Amber’s testimony that detailed her violent sexual assault allegations against Johnny circulated online and was described as “every woman’s fantasy.”View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
Amber Heard's friend says Johnny Depp told him about blacking out and passing out face first in the sand in the Bahamas and staff having to whisk his kids away
iO Tillett Wright, a photographer, writer, and friend of Amber Heard's, testified in the Johnny Depp defamation trial on Tuesday.news.yahoo.com
Moments after Johnny Depp and Amber Heard tied the knot he said, 'We're married now. I can punch her in the face and nobody can do anything about it,' Heard's former friend testifies
iO Tillett Wright described several verbal fights he witnessed between Heard and Depp in Tuesday testimony but said he never saw the two get physical.news.yahoo.com
Amber Heard said James Franco made a late-night visit to her apartment after a fight with Johnny Depp because she 'exhausted' her support network
"I quite literally exhausted my support network with my usual friends and I was happy to welcome as much friendship at that time as I could possibly get."news.yahoo.com
Johnny Depp Laughs at Amber Heard’s Explanation for Why He Can’t Face Her
Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/POOL/AFP via Getty ImagesDuring Amber Heard’s four days on the stand, Johnny Depp has appeared to make a point of not looking his ex-wife in the eye, instead choosing to stare down at his seat or discretely speak to the lawyers leading his defamation crusade against the actress.On Tuesday, Heard offered a new take on the pattern, claiming that the Pirates of the Caribbean star can’t look up at her because “because he’s guilty.”“He knows he's lying. Otherwise, why can'news.yahoo.com
Disney to replace Johnny Depp as lead in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ franchise
Johnny Depp will not be returning as Jack Sparrow in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise at this point. While fans are petitioning to have Depp return to the “Pirates” franchise, the actor said this in court about Disney: “They didn’t remove my character from the rides. They didn’t stop selling dolls of Captain Jack Sparrow. They didn’t stop selling anything. Nevertheless, the news of Depp’s departure from the franchise left fans heartbroken, who have started a Change.org petition for the actor to return to the “Pirates” franchise.”mlive.com
Depp's agent calls Heard op-ed piece on abuse 'catastrophic'
Johnny Depp’s agent says that ex-wife Amber Heard's 2018 op-ed piece in The Washington Post describing herself as a victim of domestic abuse was “catastrophic” to Depp's career and coincided with the loss of a $23 million deal for a “Pirates of the Caribbean” sequel.
UK court rejects Depp bid to appeal 'wife beater' ruling
Appeal judges said the Hollywood star cannot challenge the High Courts rejection of his libel lawsuit against publisher of The Sun newspaper for labeling him a wife beater in an article. High Court Justice Andrew Nicol ruled in November that allegations against Depp, made in a April 2018 article, were substantially true. AdLawyers for Depp argued at a court hearing last week that Depp hadn't received a fair hearing and that Heard was an unreliable witness. Depp and Heard met on the set of the 2011 comedy “The Rum Diary” and married in Los Angeles in February 2015. AdThe High Court ruling came after a headline-grabbing three-week trial in July, in which Depp and Heard gave conflicting accounts of their brief, tempestuous marriage, with each accusing the other of being controlling, violent and deceitful.
Lawyers for Johnny Depp seek to appeal 'wife beater' ruling
The Hollywood star is seeking permission to appeal a High Court ruling in November, when he lost his libel lawsuit against The Sun newspaper for labeling him a “wife beater” in an article. AdOn Thursday, Depp’s lawyers argued for an appeal, saying Depp did not receive a fair trial. Caldecott also argued that Nicol, the High Court judge, unfairly rejected evidence unfavorable to Heard during last year's trial. Lawyers for The Sun's publisher rejected the arguments, saying Heard did not lie about the donations because she was pledging to pay the sums over time. Two judges at the Court of Appeal said they would not make a decision about the appeal Thursday, but would issue a ruling soon.
A multimedia impeachment trial: Video takes center stage
Trump's lawyers fully embraced a TikTok defense on Friday, using manipulated video to complain about manipulated video and relying on rapid-fire, repetitive imagery. “The only question one might have is whether they repeated that effectiveness too much.”They also left room for a line of attack for Trump's lawyers. Trump's team found video of participants in the impeachment trial calling past elections into question, even digging back to find a 2005 speech by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. In a trial without witnesses, the House managers relied heavily on media reports and interviews. Ultimately, it was a fully modern impeachment trial, with hours spent in video editing rooms likely rivaling the time spent with lawyers.
Fake US leg band gets pigeon a reprieve in Australia
A racing pigeon sits on a rooftop Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Melbourne, Australia, The racing pigeon, first spotted in late Dec. 2020, appears to have made an extraordinary 13,000-kilometer (8,000-mile) Pacific Ocean crossing from the United States to Australia. (Kevin Celli-Bird via AP)CANBERRA – A pigeon that Australia declared a biosecurity risk has received a reprieve after a U.S. bird organization declared its identifying leg band was fake. But Deone Roberts, sport development manager for the Oklahoma-based American Racing Pigeon Union, said on Friday the band was fake. The band number belongs to a blue bar pigeon in the United States which is not the bird pictured in Australia, she said. Celli-Bird had contacted the American Racing Pigeon Union to find the bird’s owner based on the number on the leg band.
Johnny Depp exits 'Fantastic Beasts' franchise
FILE - In this Tuesday, July 14, 2020 file photo, American actor Johnny Depp gestures to the media as he arrives at the High Court in London. The UK High Court has ruled against Johnny Depp in his libel suit against the owner of the Sun newpaper over wife-beating allegation, it was reported on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Depp said his announcement came “in light of recent events.”“I wish to let you know that I have been asked to resign by Warner Bros. from my role as Grindelwald in ‘Fantastic Beasts’ and I have respected and agreed to that request,” said Depp. The third “Fantastic Beasts” film is currently in production. My life and career will not be defined by this moment in time.”“Fantastic Beasts," a prequel franchise spun off from the “Harry Potter” films, has grossed nearly $1.5 billion between 2016's “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” and 2018's “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.” Warner Bros. on Friday postponed the release of the third “Fantastic Beasts” film from November next year to summer 2022.
Johnny Depp loses UK libel case over 'wife-beater' claims
“They must have been terrifying.”In court, Depp accused Heard of making up her allegations, while acknowledging wide-ranging drug problems. The judge found that 12 of the 14 instances of domestic violence had occurred and said that was sufficient to rule against Depp. Depp and Heard met on the set of 2011 comedy “The Rum Diary” and married in Los Angeles in 2015. “What woman has ever benefited from being a victim of domestic violence?” she asked in court. “Johnny Depp is only going to be able to rehabilitate himself if he accepts this judgment," he added.
Ruling due in Depp's high-stakes libel suit against tabloid
A British judge is set to deliver his judgement in writing on Monday Nov. 2, 2020, deciding whether a tabloid newspaper defamed Depp by calling him a wife beater." (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, FILE)LONDON – A British judge will decide Monday whether a tabloid newspaper defamed Johnny Depp by calling him a “wife beater,” a ruling with huge implications for the careers of both Depp and former spouse Amber Heard. Both Depp and Heard spent several days in the witness box during the three-week trial in July, giving irreconcilable accounts of their volatile relationship. The alleged assaults took place in glamorous settings including the couple’s luxury penthouse, Depp’s private island in the Bahamas and an executive jet. Depp acknowledged heavy drug use, saying he took marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy and magic mushrooms, and became addicted to opioid painkillers.
UK judge to rule Nov 2 on Depp's libel suit against tabloid
Britains judicial office said Tuesday Oct. 27, 2020, that judge Andrew Nicol will deliver his verdict in writing on Nov. 2, ruling on whether Johnny Depp was libelled by a tabloid newspaper that branded him a wife-beater. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos, FILE)LONDON – A British judge will rule next week on whether Johnny Depp was libelled by a tabloid newspaper that branded him a wife-beater — an accusation his lawyer called a “reputation-destroying, career-ending” false allegation. Over several days in the witness box, Depp, 57, branded he allegations a “hoax” and claimed Heard was the aggressor during their volatile relationship. “He has never hit a woman in his entire life — period, full stop, nada,” Depp’s lawyer David Sherborne said in closing arguments. Depp is also suing Heard for $50 million in Virginia over a Washington Post story about domestic violence.