Johnny Depp’s ex-friend says the actor will offend fans by calling them ‘lambfish’
Johnny Depp will insult his mother, his sisters, Amber Heard, his fan base and ‘pretty much everyone he feels has surpassed him,’ an old friend claims when giving evidence in court on Tuesday
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Johnny Depp, 58, would insult his fans and compare them to a lamprey that clings to a ship, puts a hole in it and then sinks it, eyewitness testimony says know.
Io Tillett Wright, a former close friend of both Mr Depp and Amber Heard, gave evidence via video link in Virginia’s Fairfax District Court on Tuesday and issued several statements regarding the couple’s relationship. old couple.
The actor’s defamation trial against Aquaman star Miss Heard, 36, resumed on Monday, after more than a week of hiatus.
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.
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During his testimony, Mr. Wright claimed that Mr. Depp would become paranoid when he drank alcohol and drugs.
‘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. in their relationship.
Mr Wright went on to say: “Johnny is incredibly smart, incredibly smart and witty, and he will point his jokes at people, Amber’s looks, her talent – her lack of talent. her, as he is aware, why he thinks she is really popular, which he always alludes to is because of her looks.”
The photographer also claimed that the actor would be making comments that would offend his fan base.
“He would insult his fans, he called them – I remember, he called them remorse, it’s a type of lamprey that attaches itself to the hull and puts a hole in it and then sinks. it,” Mr. Wright said. court via video link.
“He’ll go against his mother, his sister-sister. Pretty much anyone he feels has surpassed him or is going to surpass him. He turns out to be very bad.”
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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 alleges that before marrying Mrs Heard in February 2015, Mr Depp tried to “sober up” his ex-wife.
“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 alleged that actor Edward Scissorhands tried to stay sober during his wedding day to Ms Heard but made the comment to him after marrying the Aquaman star.
‘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 Depp has always denied the allegations of physical abuse.
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, but Mr Depp argued that he had lost his job and was financially affected by the work.
Ms Heard is protesting her ex-husband for $100m (£81m).
The trial continued.
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