Johnny Deppslander affairs in the UK concluded on the Tuesday after explosive for three weeks. The trial focused on the actor stormy five-year relationship with Amber Heardputting it claims of domestic violence back in the spotlight. Depp, who filed a lawsuit SunThe article, which called him a “beaten wife,” strongly denied it Hurd’s statement and went to London to clear his name. The defamation case against Johnny Depp in the UK ended on Tuesday after an explosive three weeks, with the trial focusing on the actor’s tumultuous five-year relationship with Amber Heard, her demands for domestic violence back in the spotlight. , who filed a lawsuit SunIn an article calling him a “wife-beater,” she firmly denied Howard’s accusations and went to London to clear her name.
GuardianDepp’s lawyer once again claimed that Hurd was the aggressor, emphasizing the record of the former couple, in which she allegedly refers to the beating of the actor. (She objected Depp’s allegations of abuse.) “data-reactid =” 25 “>” From big moments to small points, Ms. Hurd has proven to be a completely unreliable witness and, frankly, an obsessive liar, and I’m not saying that, “Depp’s lawyer, David, told the court. Sherborn GuardianDepp’s lawyer once again claimed that Hurd was the aggressor, emphasizing the record of the former couple, in which she allegedly refers to the beating of the actor. (She denied Depp’s allegations of abuse.)
“In essence, we are saying that this demonstrates that she is an offender, not Mr. Depp. He’s not a woman who beats a woman, “Sherborn told the judge.” If it was a man who said what Mrs. Hurd said and who confessed that she confessed, if it’s, for example, Mr. Depp, and it’s was on the contrary, can you imagine what destructiveness there would be? “
Sherborn called Hurd “a difficult person with a complicated history,” noting that she received a restraining order against Depp in 2016 in front of a “media barrier” to become a defender of victims of domestic violence. “She picked up her topic and ran with it. Over the years, new allegations of domestic violence have increased in this courtroom. It’s hard not to lag behind. “
“Why would Mr. Depp, this private man, as he explained, expose all the most intimate details of his private life,” Sherborn continued. Depp’s drug and alcohol problems were the focus of the trial, as Hurd claimed she was often abused when he was intoxicated. However, Sherborn said that Depp “never killed a woman in his life, period, complete stop, nada.”
NGN’s lawyer, Sasha Vass, said in his closing statement on Monday: “There is no doubt that Mr. Depp regularly and systematically abuses his wife.”
Hurd filed 14 allegations of abuse from 2013 to 2016 and was a key witness.
announced, calling the actor “a hopeless drug addict who has repeatedly lost self-control and all ability to control his anger.” “data-reactid =” 36 “>” The characterization that he is a wife is a malefactor completely true, “she said, calling the actor” a hopeless addict who has repeatedly lost self-control and all ability to control his anger. “
Vass added, “deep misogyny … underlies Mr. Depp’s anger.”
During the trial, Hurd appeared on the steps of the Royal Court of Justice in London.
“After receiving the restrictive order in 2016 and the final completion of the divorce, I just wanted to continue my life. I did not file this lawsuit, and despite its significance, I preferred not to be here in court, “said Hurd.” It is extremely painful to experience the rupture of my relationship, to doubt the motives and my truth, as well as the most traumatic and intimate details. my life with Johnny was shared in court and broadcast around the world. “
Hurd said she “stands out” in her testimony in court: “I now put my faith in British justice.”
“Although I have not filed this lawsuit, I know that valuable resources are being consumed by his lawsuit and I will be glad to see these resources redirected to the more important legal issues detained by the COVID-19 pandemic. I appreciate the dedication, hard work and support of the defense legal team, as well as my lawyers in the UK and the US, ”she added. (Depp is also suing for defamation allegations of abuse in the United States)
“I would also like to thank the very conscientious and kind staff of the court and the police, who are so sensitive in ensuring my safety and protection that I can testify in safety,” Hurd continued. “Finally, my sincere thanks for the huge outpouring of support and many messages. “I have given me so much strength, and I give it back to you.”
A decision in the UK is not expected in a few weeks.