An old friend of both Amber Heard and Johnny Depp also claimed the actor admitted alcohol and drug abuse caused problems in his previous relationships with women – including Kate Moss. and Winona Ryder – but he ‘didn’t like the sober life’
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Johnny Depp allegedly claimed he could punch Amber Heard in the face “and nobody could”, after their wedding in February 2015.
Io Tillett Wright, a former close friend of both Mr. Depp and Ms. Heard, gave evidence via video link in Virginia’s Fairfax County Court on Tuesday and made a number of statements regarding their relationship. old couple.
In his testimony, Mr Wright claimed drug use would give Depp a “cruel and deviant” side and claimed the actor admitted to him that his alcohol and drug abuse I have caused problems in previous relationships, but the father of two “doesn’t like the sober life”.
Mr. Wright enjoyed a friendship with the former couple until December 2015, when he cut contact with Mr. Depp but maintained a friendship with Mrs. Heard.
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Speaking via video link on Tuesday, Mr Wright accused Depp of becoming paranoid while on alcohol and drugs, but “wonderful, friendly and kind” when sober.
Mr Wright, a photographer, recalls developing a strong friendship with Mr Depp after meeting him in 2013 and at one point claimed he still “cares deeply” about his old friend. me.
Giving evidence via video link, Mr Wright recalled some of the conversations he allegedly had between himself and the Pirates of the Caribbean star.
‘She had no talent and when she started to sag and her face wrinkled, no one would care about her for anything,’ Mr Wright claimed Mr Depp had told him about her. his wife, Mrs. Heard at one point. throughout their relationship.
Mr Wright went on to claim that the actor had once told him how his drug and alcohol use was a problem in previous relationships – naming his former partners Depp is Winona Ryder, Kate Moss and Vanessa Paradis – but Mr Depp “didn’t like to be sober”.
He went on to claim that before marrying Mrs Heard in February 2015, Mr Depp was trying to “sober up” his ex-wife.
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“It’s really frustrating for him to be sober. Well, he doesn’t want to be,” Mr. Wright told the court on Tuesday.
Mr Wright also claimed that Mr Depp had managed to stay sober during his wedding day to Ms Heard but made the comment to him after deepening his relationship with the actress.
‘We got married and now I can punch her in the face and nobody can do anything,’ Mr Wright claims Depp told him after marrying Mrs Heard.
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Mr Wright also claimed how Mr Depp was convinced “Amber was romantically involved with every man she worked with and every woman she came in contact with” throughout their relationship.
Mr Depp has denied ever abusing Ms Heard.
The actor is suing Ms. Heard for alleged defamation over an article she wrote for The Washington Post in 2018 in which she claimed she was a victim of domestic abuse.
The article did not mention the actor’s name.
Ms Heard is protesting her ex-husband for $100m (£81m).
The trial continued.
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