Johnny Depp he takes his honor very seriously: the Hollywood star surprised everyone by appearing in a London court, where demanded by defamation to a tabloid newspaper that had been submitted as a husband violent.
The actor Pirates of the Caribbean accuses the journal The Sun and its owner, News Group Newspapers, published in April of 2018 an article that was presented as a proven fact that he hit his ex-wife, the american actress Amber Heard.
The couple divorced with a bang in 2016, a little over a year after getting married. The actress of 33 years, he then talked about “years” of physical and psychological violence”, what Depp denies.
Dressed in a suit of dark blue, the star of 56 years, sat behind his attorneys in a preliminary hearing, in which they described his former wife as “the aggressor”. His lawyer, David Sherborne, said that it would present evidence at trial, due to begin on 23 march and will last about 10 days.
“There is a great contrast between the version of the facts of the lady Heard and the lord’s Depp, “he said. “It is black-and-white. A person (…) is lying and the other is not.Obviously, we are saying that it is the lady Heard (who lies), mr. Depp is 100 percent clear on that.”
The lawyer referred to a recording which was recently published in the media in which the actress admits to have hit Johnny Depp.
“This demonstrates with his own voice that he was not a victim of domestic violence, but that was the aggressor,” according to the defense of the actor.
Sherborne said that also in the united States is continuing a defamation suit against the ex-wife of his client.
Depp and Heard they met on the set of Rhum Express (2011), while the actor still lived with French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis, mother of his children Lily-Rose and Jack.
After be disclosed the alleged assault of Depp against Heard, the star French publicly defended the actor, claiming that he had never been violent with her.