Amber Heard and two buddies have been accused of ‘placing heads collectively’ to lie about Johnny Depp attacking her and smashing up their LA penthouse.
The Aquaman actress claims to have suffered bruising in an assault in Might 2016 the place her former husband Johnny Depp allegedly threw a cellphone at her.
Police have been known as to the scene with officers testifying that they noticed ‘no accidents’ to Heard or harm to the property.
34-year-old Heard gave proof in the present day as a part of Depp’s libel motion in opposition to the Solar Newspaper, after they described him as a ‘spouse beater’ in a 2018 article – claims he denies.
For day ten of the Excessive Court docket listening to, Eleanor Legal guidelines representing Mr Depp, instructed her consumer “did not trigger any harm in any way in that penthouse”.
Heard and her buddies Rocky Pennington and Josh Drew alleged Depp left a path of destruction and used a bottle of wine like a membership within the assault.
Ms Heard mentioned the actor “prompted harm to a number of residences and my face… he did a big quantity of injury to the property”.
Legal guidelines then mentioned: “After he (Mr Depp) left, you, Ms (Rocky) Pennington and Mr (Joshua) Drew have been fairly busy, weren’t you?”
“I do not know what you imply by that,” replied Heard.
Ms Legal guidelines mentioned: “Effectively, you known as your publicist and also you known as your lawyer, did not you?”
Ms Heard mentioned: “I imagine I known as each of them that night time.”
Ms Legal guidelines requested: “And that is earlier than the police arrive?”
Ms Heard replied: “I do not recall once I known as them.”
The actress mentioned the law enforcement officials indicated to her that she appeared “harm and upset” and mentioned they needed to verify across the condo, and he or she thought Josh Drew had proven them round.
Eleanor Legal guidelines put it to the actress that the account of the law enforcement officials was utterly totally different to her personal model of occasions, to which the actress mentioned: “I do not wanna name anybody a liar.”
Pressed additional, she added: “It seems to be that they contradict each other… I contradict them, they contradict me.”
The barrister mentioned: “You’ve got Josh Drew mendacity in your behalf… it’s a whole lie, is not it?” To which Ms Heard mentioned: “Completely not.”
Ms Legal guidelines instructed it will need to have been a “memorable occasion”, to which Ms Heard replied: “It was each memorable and extremely traumatic.”
Ms Legal guidelines mentioned: “And so you’d keep in mind that the feminine officer made eye contact with you within the hallway the place it was fairly a vibrant gentle.”
Ms Heard mentioned: “I do not keep in mind precisely the place we have been, I do not suppose she spoke to me apart from… if I used to be Ms Heard or the individual the decision was made about.”
Heard continued: “She (the feminine police officer, Melissa Saenz) requested if we might converse in personal, I requested if Raquel (Pennington) might include me – I used to be feeling very upset and unsafe.
“We went to penthouse three, into my condo, which is a significantly totally different lighting scenario, very darkish… then she saved asking me if I might give a press release and he or she indicated along with her hand and he or she gestured in the direction of me.”
She mentioned the officer informed her she needed her to be secure and mentioned she could not do something except she gave a press release.
Eleanor Legal guidelines QC mentioned: “Do you keep in mind this or are you simply making it up as you go alongside?” Ms Heard replied: “I keep in mind.”
The barrister requested: “That is all lies, is not it?” to which Ms Heard mentioned: “No.”
Ms Legal guidelines then instructed Ms Heard saved altering her story, and the actress mentioned: “I’ve by no means modified my story and I have never made something up, I have never wanted to.”
Ms Legal guidelines mentioned the officers “did a radical verify” within the penthouse and did not see any bottles, damaged glass, indicators of vandalism or accidents on Ms Heard.
The actress mentioned: “It undoubtedly contradicts what the fact was.”
She added: “I am not right here to name anybody a liar, I do not know their motivations.”
Amber Heard mentioned she believed the law enforcement officials had made their statements within the 2016 divorce proceedings, including: “I mentioned I think about why it will be essential for those who have been an officer to clear this up on the report, having not performed something.”
Ms Legal guidelines then requested her if she remembered texting folks together with nurse Erin Boerum, her father and mom, David and Paige Heard, and her buddy and former assistant Savannah McMillan, to which Ms Heard mentioned she didn’t keep in mind.
The barrister mentioned: “Why did not you need (Ms McMillan) texting Raquel (Pennington), you might be all buddies collectively, aren’t you?” Ms Heard replied: “Sure, in reality she was within the UK and I had tried to name her proper earlier than Johnny threw the cellphone at my face.”
Ms Legal guidelines mentioned: “Was it since you, Raquel and Josh Drew have been all getting your heads collectively and smashing up that condo, and placing make-up on to make you look injured?”
Ms Heard replied: “No, I’ve by no means performed that.”