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In a shocking turn of events, there is alarming evidence regarding Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s case. Everyone was shocked to hear that Johnny Depp had hit his wife. But now it’s clear that he was actually a victim and survivor of domestic abuse. This happened when a tape of a therapy session between Heard and Depp was released to the public.
Amber Heard admits to hitting Johnny Depp
The recording of the tape was released to Daily Mail exclusively. The tape was consensually made on Amber’s phone in 2015 when Heard and Depp were still married.
The tape mentions Amber Heard admitting to hitting Johnny Depp:
I’m sorry that I didn’t, uh, uh, hit you across the face in a proper slap, but I was hitting you, it was not punching you. Babe, you’re not punched. I don’t know what the motion of my actual hand was, but you’re fine, I did not hurt you, I did not punch you, I was hitting you.
Amber Heard, someone who was long known to be an ambassador for women’s rights and for speaking against domestic violence, also taunts Johnny Depp was fleeing the scene:
You are such a baby. Grow the f**ck up Johnny.
Moreover, she also refers to herself as an animal who can be triggered if poked enough:
You poke an animal enough, it is eventually, it doesn’t matter how friendly it is, it’s not cool.
Depp was afraid of Heard
Johnny Depp then shares his side of things. The Pirates of the Caribbean actor shares that he was afraid of Amber Heard getting more physical with him:
I left last night. Honestly, I swear to you because I just couldn’t take the idea of more physicality, more physical abuse on each other. Because had we continued it, it would have gotten f**king bad. And baby, I told you this once. I’m scared to death we are a f**king crime scene right now.
This is really shocking news to the fans who accused Depp of beating her while they were married. She ultimately filed for divorce in May 2016.
The tape also includes Amber Heard threatening Johnny Depp again:
I can’t promise you I won’t get physical again. God, I f**king sometimes get so mad I lose it.’
Johnny Depp Later Filed for Defamation
After her divorce, Amber Heard also wrote an op-ed piece for the Washington Post in December 2018. She shared her experience of being a victim of domestic violence:
‘I became a public figure representing domestic abuse, and I felt the full force of our culture’s wrath for women who speak out,’
She didn’t mention Johnny Depp by name but everyone made the connection themselves. Hence, that is when Depp filed for a $50 million defamation suit against Heard. The defamation led his reputation getting damaged. It also led to his career being affected, and why he lost his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean.
As per Depp, Heard was simply attempting to create more publicity for her so that she could advance her career.
The lawsuit that Johnny Depp filed states:
Ms. Heard is not a victim of domestic abuse; she is a perpetrator.
The Sickening abuse Amber Heard caused Johnny Depp
Over the course of their toxic marriage, Amber has hit Johnny Depp, thrown objects at him that hurt him, and also kicked him. Not only that, but the actor shared pictures of a severed fingertip that was a result of Amber Heard throwing soda cans at him.
Even though at the time Amber Heard outlined her own abuse that she claims to have suffered from Johnny Depp, it is now clear that this was not the case.
Amber Heard states that police would have evidence of her being a victim of domestic abuse on May 27th, 2016. The two LAPD officers that covered that case admitted in a deposition that they did not see anything that would suggest a crime had taken place.
Ultimately, in August of 2016, Amber Heard and Johnny Depp finally divorced with a $7 million settlement.
Now, there is a trial due where hopefully justice will be served. Another defamation suit was filed by Johnny Depp against his ex-wife. It was to place this February 2020. Now, it’s been postponed to August 3, 2020.
Twitter is currently trending with #JusticeForJohnnyDepp as fans rally against Amber Heard and offer support to Johnny Depp. Let’s see what happens next and whether Amber’s career would be affected the same way as her ex-husband’s career did.
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