Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard trial updates: Kate Moss set to testify against Aquaman actor this week

Heard’s op-ed had virtually no impact on Johnny Depp’s career, expert says

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Amber Heard’s defense continues in the defamation lawsuit brought against her by her ex-husband Johnny Depp, with the Pirates of the Caribbean star should no longer be called to the stand by Heard’s team.

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. She is pursuing a $100 million counterclaim.

Supermodel and Depp-ex Kate Moss will testify on Wednesday as the actor’s rebuttal witness. She is able to appear following Heard’s mention of her during testimony referencing a rumor of an alleged altercation between the two when they were dating in the 1990s.

On Monday, the court heard from a hand surgeon who said he found Depp’s account of the fight with the severed fingers inconsistent with the injury and a psychiatrist who said the actor’s behavior was “consistent with an author.” of domestic violence”.

An entertainment industry expert testified that she found the op-ed had no impact on Depp’s career, but the surrounding scandal cost Heard up to $50 million in earnings.

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Kate Moss will testify for Johnny Depp

Ms Moss, 48, is expected to speak via video link on Wednesday, the New York Post and People reports the magazine.

Mr Depp’s legal team appeared to celebrate when Ms Heard mentioned Ms Moss earlier in the trial.

Olivier O’ConnellMay 24, 2022 10:00 a.m.

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Jason Momoa fought to keep Amber Heard in Aquaman, agent claims

A witness for Amber Heard said the actor Aquaman co-star Jason Momoa was “adamant” she would reprise her role in the film’s sequel.

Entertainment industry expert Kathryn Arnold was called to the stand on Monday (May 23) to testify on Heard’s behalf in the multi-million dollar libel lawsuit – brought against the actor by her ex-husband Johnny Depp – which is currently underway at Virginia’s Fairfax County Courthouse.

Maanya Sachdeva has the whole story.

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Watch: Surgeon challenges Johnny Depp’s account of fight with Amber Heard

Surgeon challenges Johnny Depp’s account of fight with Amber Heard

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Spectator kicked out of courtroom after yelling ‘this baby is yours’ at Johnny Depp

A spectator was reportedly kicked out of the Amber Heard libel lawsuit against Johnny Depp, after shouting at the Pirates of the Caribbean actor.

According to live reports from Law and crimeA woman with a baby has been kicked out of the courtroom after she shouted at Depp that they were kindred spirits and ‘that baby is yours’.

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Watch: Psychiatrist says Depp’s behavior is consistent with ‘intimate partner violence’

Psychiatrist says Depp’s behavior is consistent with ‘intimate partner violence’

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Johnny Depp’s attorney pushes back against expert comparison between Amber Heard and Jason Momoa, Gal Gadot and Zendaya

Johnny Depp’s attorney has pushed back against an expert’s assessment of Amber Heard’s career and her comparison to actors like Jason Momoa, Zendaya and Gal Gadot.

In the lawsuit where Mr Depp is suing his ex-wife for defamation, entertainment consultant Kathryn Arnold said Ms Heard could enjoy the same professional success as Gadot, Momoa and Zendaya were it not for the alleged “smear campaign of Team Depp against her.

the Pirates of the Caribbean The star’s team claimed Ms Arnold’s comparison between Ms Heard and the aforementioned actors was far from accurate, as all were either signed up to successful franchises or had higher-profile careers than Ms Heard in 2020 .

Read the full story below.

Peony HirwaniMay 24, 2022 6:15 a.m.

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Surgeon says Depp’s account of severed finger is ‘inconsistent’ with injury

Dr Richard Moore, an orthopedic surgeon from Wilmington, North Carolina, told the court on Monday that Mr Depp’s account of the fight in which he says his finger was severed when Ms Heard threw a bottle of vodka is “not consistent with what we see”. in the described injury pattern or clinical photographs”.

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Watch: Johnny Depp’s career was damaged by his own lawsuits, expert says

Johnny Depp’s career was damaged by his own lawsuits, expert says

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Courtney Love says Depp saved her life outside The Viper Room

Courtney Love claimed Johnny Depp once saved her life with CPR after she overdosed outside the Viper Room in Los Angeles in 1995.

In a series of videos shared by her friend Jessica Reed Kraus’ Instagram account, the “Mono” singer voiced her support for Depp in his defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard.

“I don’t really want to be judgmental publicly, but I just want to let you know that Johnny gave me CPR in 1995 when I overdosed outside the Viper Room with Sal,” Love said.

Olivier O’ConnellMay 24, 2022 4:15 a.m.

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Expert says Depp’s career was damaged more by his own lawsuits than Heard’s op-ed

Johnny Depp’s career has been damaged more by his own lawsuits than by Amber Heard’s op-ed, an expert has claimed.

On Monday, May 23, during Depp’s libel lawsuit against Heard, entertainment consultant Kathryn Arnold said Depp’s 2020 lawsuit against The sun has been “really difficult” in his career.

Depp lost his libel battle against the publisher of The sun newspaper about an article claiming he was a “wife beater”. The judge came to the conclusion that the allegation was “substantially true”.

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