“I only laughed because I thought he was joking and he slapped me in the face”: Amber Heard remembers the first assault on Johnny Depp

“I only laughed because I thought he was joking and he slapped me in the face”: Amber Heard remembers the first assault on Johnny Depp

During the afternoon of this Wednesday, the actress Amber Heard began her testimony on the stand in the middle of the media trial against her ex-husbandJohnny Depp, where there are mutual accusations of defamation and domestic violence.

Thus, the interpreter reviewed her childhood, her youth, her career and reached the moment when the romance with Depp began, affirming that it happened in the filming of Diary of a seducera film they starred in 2011.

In that film, Depp played Paul Kemp, and, according to the actress, the protagonist of the tape approached her to congratulate her on getting the role of Chenault.. Thus, the interpreter described the flirtations and approaches they shared during the filming of the tape.

According to the actress, the man from Pirates of the Caribbean He constantly made comments about how he dressed and the papers he got for his job. It was then that Heard was asked if she remembered the first time Depp hit her. According to the reports, it has been one of the most complex moments of the judicial process.

“Yes,” he replied. “That moment changed my life,” she said.

The actress during the trial. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz/Pool

Then, the actress recalled a night they shared in an armchair. “We were sitting next to each other, we were having a conversation. There was no fight or argument,” she recalled.

According to the interpreter, Depp was drinking and, he says, he was also “using cocaine.” “We drank, talked, listened to music and smoked cigarettes. We were sitting on the couch and I asked him about his tattoo on his shoulder.”Heard recalled.

Said tattoo, according to Heard, “looked like black marks. He didn’t know what he was saying. It was a very blurry tattoo that you couldn’t read.”

That mark refers to Depp’s tattoo that at the time said “Winona forever”, in reference to his former partner, Winona Ryder. Depp erased part of the tattoo and left the phrase “Wino Forever” written, which could be translated as “came forever”.

In Heard’s memory, the actress asked her partner what the tattoo said, to which Depp mentioned “Wino.”

(Elizabeth Frantz/Pool Photo via AP)

“I thought he was joking because he didn’t seem to say that and I laughed. I only laughed because I thought he was joking and he slapped me across the face,” Heard said. She was on the verge of tears and very affected by the story.

After the blow, the actress assured that she laughed out loud again. “I didn’t know what else to do, I assumed this was all a joke,” he said.

“But then he starts asking me ‘do you think you’re funny?’ and he slapped me again. That’s when I realized that it was not a joke, “he assured.

“I have never been beaten like this. I am an adult. I was sitting with the man I love and he slapped me for no reason,” she added, her voice cracking from tears. Then, she claimed that the actor got down on his knees and took her hands to beg for forgiveness.

From the minute Amber Heard began her statement, Johnny Depp has been staring at the desk and has avoided looking at his ex-wife.

(Elizabeth Frantz/Pool Photo via AP)


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