Today marks Day 8 of Depp v. Heard, the trial that sees Johny Depp suing his ex-wife Amber Heard for defamation (which prompted the Aquaman actress to countersue him for $100 million). We learned earlier today how big of an event this legal saga has been in Virginia, as the Fairfax County Courthouse where the trial is taking place is surrounded by spectators, though only 100 people are allowed to witness the proceedings firsthand. Well, now word’s come in that audio was played during the trial where Heard accused Depp of putting a cigarette on her.
As reported by TMZ, Amber Heard could be heard saying the following in the audio:
While there was no visual evidence to accompany the audio, Amber Heard’s lawyer pointed to Johnny Depp responding in the recording, “Shut up, fat-ass,” i.e. he didn’t deny burning her with a cigarette. During cross examination, Depp denied he’d ever put out a cigarette on his ex-wife or threw a cigarette at her, calling it a “grossly exaggerated moment by Ms. Heard.” Heard’s lawyer also played a separate audio clip where she said this to Depp:
More to come…