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Johnny Depp trial live: Amber Heard’s sister and actress Ellen Barkin to testify after court resumes

Tears, sex scenes and James Franco: the Depp v Heard trial continues

WARNING: This article contains allegations of physical and sexual abuse that some readers may find distressing.

The legal proceedings in the defamation lawsuit between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard will resume on Monday after a week-long hiatus. Judge Penney Azcarate informed both parties and the jury of the break at the start of the trial.

Heard is being sued by Depp for $50 million for suggesting he abused her in 2018 Washington Post editorial. Although she did not name him, he says her allegations have impacted his ability to work.

At the start of the break, both sides issued statements of confidence on how the proceedings would unfold.

Heard will continue to testify on May 16. She has already spoken extensively about her troubled relationship with Depp and detailed alleged physical fights. The court heard a harrowing account of an alleged sexual assault on Heard during a brutal and bloody altercation in Australia in 2015.

According to the report of Law and crime, Depp will also be recalled to the witness stand in connection with the Heard case. The jury will also hear from Whitney Henriquez, Heard’s sister, and actress Ellen Barkin, with whom Depp had a brief relationship in the 1990s.


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ICYMI: There was an almost awkward encounter in the courtroom

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard nearly ran into each other as the court paused shortly after he testified about Mr Depp’s alleged sexual assault.

Court security prevented Mr. Depp from leaving the courtroom at the break, allowing Ms. Heard to leave the witness box and return to her legal team on the other side of the room.

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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard released dueling statements sharing confidence in their respective legal teams holding their defamation lawsuits as Virginia court proceedings took a week-long hiatus.

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In talks with The Independent in the fourth week of proceedings, three lawyers underscored the high standard Depp must meet if he hopes to win his defamation case — the same standard Heard must also meet if she wants her countersuit against Depp to succeed. They also pointed to the ultra-public nature of the trial and the potential gap between the opinions of viewers following the online proceedings and those of jurors, who are prevented from reading the trial as it unfolds.

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Extremely divergent accounts of fighting in Australia

WARNING: This article contains allegations of physical and sexual abuse that some readers may find distressing.

Both Amber Heard and Johnny Depp have testified to what they believe happened in a violent incident in Australia in early 2015, when the latter actor cut his finger.

The alleged incident was a key point in the trial, with Ms Heard and Mr Depp each sharing their accounts. During the evening, Mr. Depp’s middle finger was cut off. Ms Heard said she was not awake when the injury occurred. Mr Depp alleged that his finger was injured when Ms Heard threw a bottle of vodka in his direction.

Ms Heard alleged that Mr Depp sexually assaulted her with a bottle of alcohol that night. Mr. Depp denied assaulting Ms. Heard.

Olivier O’ConnellMay 15, 2022 11:00 p.m.


Most Damning Things Amber Heard Said About Johnny Depp During Libel Trial

Mr. Depp was first heard as a witness, and Ms. Heard spoke on May 4. His testimony resumed on May 5 and will continue on Monday, May 16.

Here are the most damning parts of his testimony so far:

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Here’s a look at some of the most damning things Mr. Depp testified about Ms. Heard:

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Who will testify at the resumption of the trial?

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