Elon Musk had a brief romance with Amber Heard in 2017, shortly after she split from Johnny Depp a year earlier. On Saturday, the Tesla boss made a public comment regarding his much-talked-about ex-husband smearing her ex-spouse.
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Amber Heard’s ex-boyfriend Elon Musk has made a public comment regarding the Aquaman star’s high-profile smear trial with ex-husband Johnny Depp.
On Friday, those at Virginia’s Fairfax County Court heard final arguments from the legal teams for both stars, before the jury began their deliberations set to continue into Tuesday.
The next day, billionaire Musk – who briefly dated Miss Heard in 2017 – took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the much-talked-about court case where the Pirates of the Caribbean actor , 58, is suing his ex-wife for alleged defamation. via an op-ed she wrote in 2018.
Responding to Lex Fridman, a research scientist and podcast host, on Twitter, Mr Musk expressed his desire to see both parties involved “move forward” and described the two actors as “incredible”. when they are at their best.
The original tweet that the SpaceX CEO responded to read, “Things I learned from the Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard trial:
“1. Fame is a drug (for some people). 2. Psychiatrists and lawyers have different skill levels. 3. Lying to millions is what humans do. doable. 4. Love can be messy. 5. Mega pint of wine.”
Mr Musk replied: “I hope both will continue.
The Tesla CEO, 50, and Ms. Heard, 36, had a brief romance in 2017.
The pair were previously believed to have first met in 2013 on the set of the violent thriller Machete Kills, in which Ms Heard stars as beauty pageant contestant Blanca Vasquez and Mr Musk plays guests invite.
The two remained friends after their time together and it was not until Miss Heard’s marriage to Mr Depp came to an end that the couple began to grow closer and begin a romantic relationship.
Mr Musk’s name has been mentioned throughout the ex-wife’s high-profile legal battle with her ex-husband, with Mr Depp accusing the billionaire businessman of having an affair with Ms Heard during their marriage – something that Mrs. Heard and Mr. Musk staunchly denied.
The court also heard how Mr Musk donated $1 million to two charities for Ms Heard’s “honor” while the two were an item in 2017.
In her testimony earlier this month, Ms. Heard told the court she had promised to donate the entire $7 million in her divorce to charity because she was not interested. ex-husband’s money.
The actress recalls pledging $3.5 million to an LA children’s hospital where she volunteered, and the same amount to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of which she is an advocate. .
Ms Heard went on to explain how she had agreed to pay the contributions for tax reasons but had been forced to halt payments due to her legal battles.
Her lawyer asked if anyone had donated to charities on her behalf, to which Ms Heard replied: “Yes, Elon, Elon, who was my boyfriend at the time, made charitable donations. that he did.”
“He made $500,000 for both in my honor, in my name, in 2017.”
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Mr. Depp, 58, is suing his Mrs. Heard in the US state of Virginia for alleged defamation over an article she wrote for The Washington Post in 2018 in which she said she was a victim. of domestic abuse but does not refer to anyone. by name transparent piece.
The mother of one is fighting suing her ex-husband for $100m (£81m), after she claimed Mr Depp and his associates had launched a campaign smeared her after they broke up.
A jury will resume their deliberations on Tuesday, after closing arguments are heard on Friday and a verdict is expected next week.
All jurors involved in the case will have their identities sealed for a year, after Ms. Heard’s request to Judge Penney Azcarate was signed earlier this month.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/amber-heards-ex-elon-musk-27095657 Amber Heard's ex Elon Musk shares his thoughts on Johnny Depp's smearing her case