Why Johnny Depp’s lawyers were happy, Amber heard Kate Moss say
To say that the lawsuit between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard has been complicated would be an understatement. The celebrities have made allegations about each other in court in recent weeks after Depp sued his ex-wife for defamation (via Vox† His complaints stem from a 2018 op-ed she published about her experiences with sexual and domestic violence. Although he is not mentioned in the article, the actor states that it has damaged his career.
“I never gave him a name, I wrote before about the price women pay to speak out against men in power,” Heard continued. Instagram prior to the trial. “I will continue to pay that price, but hopefully when this case is over I can move on and so can Johnny.” She herself filed a lawsuit against Depp.
During their testimony, both celebrities accused the other of abuse (via Weekly entertainment† Recently, the “Aquaman” actress made surprising comments that brought up Depp’s ex-girlfriend Kate Moss. In particular, she referred to the model and the alleged abuse she had endured at the hands of Depp as she spoke of an argument between Depp and her sister, Whitney. After recalling a story about “Kate Moss and the Stairs,” Heard claimed she became violent with her ex for fear he would push Whitney down a flight of stairs (via the Independent†
While her story may seem negative to Depp, his lawyers seemed visibly excited that Heard brought up Moss.
Kate Moss can now testify on behalf of Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp’s lawyers seemed happy that Amber Heard called Kate Moss in court. In fact, attorney Benjamin Chew pumped his fist after the “Aquaman” actress named the model, according to the New York Post† A source speculated to the outlet why that could be considered a positive development.
“Amber mentioned an ex of Johnny who she clearly felt did not support him, which is no less true,” they said. †[Moss] is reportedly still friends with Johnny and her testimony was not allowed to come in earlier because it was not that relevant,” added Mitra Ahouraian, a lawyer. “That is a mistake that [Heard] made, Kate Moss brought up, potentially opening the door to… [Depp’s team] bring [Moss] on as a deposition witness.”
According to Moss and Depp, they dated in the ’90s news week† The publication noted that Depp blamed themselves for their breakup in an interview with Hello! “I was difficult to deal with, I let my work get in the way and I didn’t give her the attention I should have,” he said in 1998. It’s unclear what kind of relationship they are in now.
Vulture noted that the case already has the potential for a large number of famous witnesses. The list included James Franco, Elon Musk and Paul Bettany. End of April Fox news reported that both Musk and Franco were not expected to speak again during the trial.
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