Amber Heard says she met Elon Musk at the Met Gala in 2016 after Johnny Depp ‘stood her up’
Amber Heard testified about meeting ex-boyfriend Elon Musk on the Met Gala crimson carpet after Johnny Depp ‘stood her up’.
Heard instructed the courtroom that on May 2, 2016 she and Depp had been invited to the Met Gala by designer Ralph Lauren however Depp failed to show up for his becoming.
Heard stated that she went to the gala by herself as a result of Depp was a no-show.
‘I received out of the automobile and walked the crimson carpet on my own, with somebody from Ralph Lauren’s group,’ she stated. ‘Sat subsequent to an empty place setting for Johnny – he successfully stood me up on the carpet.’
Heard stated that she met a person named ‘Elon’ who she later realized was Tesla billionaire Elon Musk.
She stated: ‘I did not acknowledge him till we began speaking. He’d jogged my memory we would met as soon as earlier than. We spoke on the crimson carpet in the ready line. He appeared like an actual gentleman.’
Heard stated she grew to become mates with Musk after that. She started courting the Tesla founder quickly after and by August the following year they’d damaged up.
Amber Heard testified about meeting ex-boyfriend Elon Musk at the Met Gala in 2016. She dated him round the time of her cut up from Johnny Depp. Musk walked the crimson carpet together with his mom Maye at the 2022 Met Gala
Heard instructed the courtroom that on May 2, 2016 she went to the Met Gala with out Depp. The former couple had been invited by the designer Ralph Lauren however Depp failed to show up for his becoming, she stated. Heard stated that she glided by herself and that Depp was a no-show
Heard stated, ‘I received out of the automobile and walked the crimson carpet on my own, with somebody from Ralph Lauren’s group,’ she stated. ‘Sat subsequent to an empty place setting for Johnny – he successfully stood me up on the carpet’
Last month Depp’s former agent Christian Carino instructed the courtroom about emails despatched to him by Heard after she broke up with Elon Musk.
Heard started courting the Tesla founder round the time of her cut up with Depp in May 2016 and by August the following year they’d damaged up
Carino, a expertise agent with mega company CAA and Lady Gaga’s ex-fiance, stated that Heard started courting Musk ‘instantly after Johnny Depp.’
In an electronic mail on August 7, 2017, Heard instructed Carino: ‘Dealing with breakup. I hate when issues go public. See I’m so unhappy.’
Carino replied to Heard: ‘You weren’t in love with him. You instructed me 1,000 occasions you had been simply feeling space.’
Asked what he meant, Carino stated: ‘Why would you be unhappy when you weren’t in love with him to start with?’
Heard’s subsequent electronic mail learn: ‘I do know however I wished time to grieve and get better in my very own time.’
In one other electronic mail in the similar dialog she stated: ‘I hate that, but once more a person lets me fall on the spikes on my own.’
Carino stated: ‘How so?’
Heard emailed again: ‘They’re mad at me for leaving them and put issues like this on the market’, apparently referring to the story going public.
Carino responded: ‘You might keep away from all this when you cease courting uber well-known folks.’
Asked what he meant in the electronic mail, Carino instructed the courtroom he was attempting to inform Heard: ‘If you do not like being in the press about your personal life do not date folks which can be well-known.’
POOP IN THE BED – FEBRUARY 2016
Heard addressed the incident in February 2016 the place Depp claims that she pooped in their mattress at their Los Angeles penthouse after an argument the night time earlier than on her thirtieth birthday.
Depp’s chauffeur Starling Jenkins beforehand instructed the courtroom that Heard instructed him it was a ‘horrible sensible joke gone unsuitable.’
Heard recommended that it was considered one of their Yorkshire terriers, Boo, that did it, telling the courtroom that the animal had ‘eaten Johnny’s weed as a pet and had bowel management points for all times’
Heard stated that Boo and their different canine, Pistol, would sleep in their mattress so Boo would not must stand up in the night time and probably go to the lavatory on the flooring.
She stated that whereas packing to go away to the Coachella music pageant, Heard left Boo in the mattress, which seems to have been when the feces incident occurred.
Heard’s lawyer Elaine Bredehoft requested Heard: ‘Did you commit any sort of prank?’
Heard stated: ‘Absolutely not. First of all I do not assume that is humorous. I do not know what grown girl does.
‘I used to be not in a pranking temper. My life was falling aside. I used to be at a crossroads in my life and I’d simply been attacked on my thirtieth birthday by my violent husband with whom I used to be in love. It was
I do not assume that is humorous, interval. That’s disgusting’.
Heard added that it made no sense to do one thing like that as a result of every time she and Depp argued he would keep at his home in one other a part of Los Angeles, which means he would not even discover the poop.
Heard addressed the incident in February 2016 the place Depp claims that she pooped in their mattress at their Los Angeles penthouse after an argument the night time earlier than on her thirtieth birthday. Heard recommended that it was considered one of their Yorkshire terriers, Boo, that did it, telling the courtroom that the animal had ‘eaten Johnny’s weed as a pet and had bowel management points for all times’
She stated that whereas packing to go away to the Coachella music pageant, Heard left Boo in the mattress, which seems to have been when the feces incident occurred
FINAL ARGUMENT BEFORE DIVORCE – MAY 2016
Heard instructed the courtroom that she did not see Depp for a month after the argument on her thirtieth birthday in April 2016.
But after they noticed one another subsequent on May 21 – the date of their last argument earlier than she filed for divorce and a restraining order – he was nonetheless obsessive about the thought she had pooped in their mattress.
Depp referred to as her as his mom had died and he stated that he ‘wanted’ her.
Recounting the cellphone name, Heard stated: ‘He was occurring about scientists and DNA and feces. He’d had some scientific evaluation completed.
‘As quickly as I heard about this feces he thought was a prank, all the scientists he conferred with, I assumed he was out of his thoughts. Clearly the consuming and medicines will not be getting higher. Clearly the delusions will not be getting higher.’
Heard stated she was ‘actually affected’ by the indisputable fact that Depp’s mom had died and reluctantly agreed to let him come to her penthouse to speak.
Depp arrived and at first he was inebriated however ‘comparatively peaceable.’
Heard stated: ‘He wasn’t incoherent and he begins speaking about the feces once more this prank considered one of my mates he stated left for him in our mattress. I identified it did not make any sense and my mates would not try this. That’s not one thing a bunch of 30 year previous girls assume is humorous.’
Heard tried calling considered one of her mates who might show it did not occur they usually might transfer on.
She stated: ‘I assumed if I might get my good friend on the cellphone to show this did not occur we might transfer on and speak about the points we might speak about. Our marriage was over and falling aside in entrance of our eyes, his mom had simply handed. I could not consider he wished to speak about feces’.
When the good friend did not answer, Heard referred to as her good friend iO Tillet Wright who tried to clarify on speakerphone.
Heard stated: ‘It made Johnny madder, he received extra upset, grabbed the cellphone and began screaming at iO.
‘Started screaming at the high of his lungs, dyke bi**h, screaming expletives. Telling iO he can have me and f**okay off, screaming at him.
‘He tosses the cellphone down on the sofa and heads upstairs. I decide up the cellphone and attempt to apologize for the reality my husband at the time simply screamed at my mates on a chilly name. It sounded loopy.
‘iO stated one thing to me on speakerphone and jogged my memory I wasn’t protected. He stated Amber get out of the home, you are not protected, get out of that home.
‘Johnny hears this, he is on the stairs, circled, got here bolting down the stairs, grabbed the cellphone from my hand and actually began screaming. Lit into iO, referred to as iO each possible horrible title you may say to an LGBTQIA individual, simply screamed. Really nasty stuff
‘When he is completed he says you wish to have my bi**h, you are taking her, you may have her. Pulls his arm again with the cellphone and throws it at my face. Hit me in what felt like my eye.
‘I put my head in my arms and instantly began crying. I stated Johnny, you hit me. I’m sitting on the sofa. I did not have time to place my arms up, nonetheless sitting cross legged in my socks on the sofa, I have not seen him for a month.
‘He comes over to me as I’m crying and he does that taunting factor, he says oh I hit you yeah and he whacks me on high of my head, grabs me by the hair, yanks me off the sofa. I do not know if he was desiring to hit me in the face or seize my face however he was making this gesture to show my face, let me see your face, what if I pull your hair again. He yanks my hair again. I’m attempting to forestall him from touchdown blows on my face. I bear in mind this mocking taunt as he is yanking me round the room’.
Heard’s good friend Rocky Pennington got here in and received between the two of them, Heard instructed the courtroom.
Heard curled up on the sofa as Depp screamed 10 occasions: ‘Get the f**okay up! Amber get the f**okay up!’
Depp’s safety arrived and escorted him out and considered one of Heard’s mates referred to as the police to report a home violence incident.
But after they arrived Heard refused to cooperate with them, and struggled with her feelings as she sought to clarify why.
She stated: ‘I wished to guard Johnny. I did not need him to be arrested, I did not need the world to know. I did not need this to come back out. I did not need this to be…I wished to guard Johnny.’
Amber Heard was again on the stand Monday morning to testify towards ex-husband Johnny Depp
Heard started her testimony by saying that the first act of bodily violence occurred in 2012, not 2013 as she has beforehand claimed
‘I HAD THE DATE WRONG’ HEARD SAYS FIRST ACT OF VIOLENCE WAS 2012 – NOT 2013
Wearing a gray blazer, Heard started her testimony by saying that the first act of bodily violence occurred in 2012, not 2013 as she has beforehand claimed.
The incident was when Depp allegedly slapped Heard repeatedly when she laughed at his ‘Wino Forever’ tattoo, which he modified from ‘Winona Forever’ after breaking apart with Winona Ryder, his ex-girlfriend.
Heard stated: ‘You always remember it, that is how I bear in mind it. It modifications your life. You always remember the time somebody hits you want that. I simply had the date unsuitable.’
Asked how she might neglect the date, Heard stated: ‘I’m embarrassed to say I might have favored to have believed the time frame I needed to fall in love with Johnny and he was sober and he wasn’t violent to me lasted loads longer than it did.
‘I might have favored to have believed I wasn’t hit so early in the relationship.’
‘I’d allowed myself to neglect that the starting of that interval, 2012, earlier than he received sober, was actually violent and chaotic as nicely. I’m embarrassed to say that.’
Heard described how she needed to element each occasion of abuse throughout her practically 5 year relationship with Depp as a part of this case.
She stated she reviewed her therapists’ notes, calendars and different supplies for a listing of incidents that was ‘far too lengthy.’
Asked why she did not simply bear in mind this, Heard stated ‘that is not how your reminiscence or my reminiscence works.’
She stated: We had been collectively for 5 years nearly and it was a really violent, chaotic at occasions very loving emotional relationship. As anybody can think about there was loads occurring.
‘Unfortunately the violence grew to become nearly regular, particularly in the direction of the finish it was simply – it is onerous to say that now however the violence was nearly regular.
‘Your brain does with trauma what it does, put it away finest you may. Frankly I used to be shocked to see lots of the data introduced to me via my therapist’s notes.’
Heard stated that she and Depp used to make use of the phrase ‘sofa’ as a ‘protected phrase’ and that is why it cropped up loads in audio recordings.
She stated: ‘Like a phrase like truce the place you place down the proverbial weapons and say truce, we’re not preventing any extra. Couch was purported to be a phrase as a truce, I do not wish to combat any extra. Let’s cease this.’
Heard stated: ‘You always remember it, that is how I bear in mind it. It modifications your life. You always remember the time somebody hits you want that. I simply had the date unsuitable’
The courtroom heard an audio recording taken by Depp or Heard throughout an argument on March 26, 2015. In the recording Heard tells Depp he’s a ‘individual I acknowledge for a quick second and he disappears’
‘JUNKIE JOHNNY’ ARGUMENT – MARCH 2015
The courtroom was proven a collection of pictures of Heard at crimson carpet occasions with accidents she claimed she sustained throughout fights with Depp.
The courtroom heard an audio recording taken by Depp or Heard throughout an argument on March 26, 2015. In the recording Heard tells Depp he’s a ‘individual I acknowledge for a quick second and he disappears.’
She tells him he’s an ‘insecure scary model of him that lashes out, very totally different each time.’
Heard says on the recording: ‘Adderall junkie Johnny, he is abusive and he is imply, he is reactionary, something I do and say is trigger for violence. If I argue again then I’m abusive. If I do not say something then I’m dismissive. If I interact with him I’m a part of the downside. If I do not interact with him. If I look at him the unsuitable approach it is an issue. If I say the unsuitable factor I’m the downside.’
Asked in courtroom what she meant by that, Heard stated that the totally different variations of Depp ‘acted like impartial variations of this individual relying on what mixture of medication and alcohol he was on.’
Shortly after this Depp and Heard returned to Australia the place Depp lastly received sober.
Heard stated: ‘I assumed we had lastly completed it, he was going to be clear and sober for good. We had an exquisite interval, we fell deeper in love than earlier than. We had been speaking about having youngsters. When Johnny wasn’t utilizing it was so peaceable.
‘We went again to Australia, we had my dad and mom come and go to, we had been speaking about infants, a farm, shopping for a house in California. It was a lovely peaceable interval. It was fantastic’.
The courtroom was proven a collection of pictures of Heard at crimson carpet occasions with accidents she claimed she sustained throughout fights with Depp
Heard and Depp are pictured on their honeymoon in July 2015. ‘Johnny slapped me throughout the face and received a maintain of my neck and pushed me up towards the wall of the automobile. It was a small slender sleeper automobile,’ she claimed
HONEYMOON, JULY 2015
Heard claimed that her honeymoon with Depp was ‘peaceable’ till he began consuming ‘brown alcohol’.
‘The practice journey itself was peaceable up till Johnny would begin consuming brown alcohol. He’d already began consuming champagne when he wrapped on Pirates 5,’ Heard stated.
‘I wasn’t prepared to simply accept we would gone again to a sample at all. On the final night time on the practice after this was taken Johnny and I received into argument about him wanting me to conform to him consuming liquor. An argument adopted in our sleeping automobile.
‘Johnny slapped me throughout the face and received a maintain of my neck and pushed me up towards the wall of the automobile. It was a small slender sleeper automobile.
‘He was standing on the flooring. I used to be attempting to get his arms off my neck and he was squeezing my neck for what felt like a really very long time.
‘Every time he’d pull me away from the automobile he’d slam me up towards the wall. I bear in mind attempting to get his arms off my neck and bear in mind considering he couldn’t even imply to kill me
‘I bear in mind being scared he would not even imply to do it. Clawing at him, attempting to get his arms away from my neck. At one level he tripped the high of my shirt, I had a breast uncovered
‘I pull at the lapel of his shirt and he rips the shirt off of him and wraps it round my neck and that is how I wakened the subsequent morning, I wakened with it nonetheless round my neck and a large knot in the again of my head’.
The defamation case hinges on a December 2018 opinion piece Heard wrote in the Washington Post. The article by no means talked about Depp by title, however his lawyer instructed jurors it was clear Heard was referencing him.
The couple’s divorce was finalized in 2017 after lower than two years of marriage.
Depp, as soon as amongst Hollywood’s greatest stars, stated Heard’s allegations value him ‘every little thing.’ A brand new Pirates of the Caribbean film was placed on maintain, and Depp was changed in the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ movie franchise, a ‘Harry Potter’ spinoff.
Heard’s attorneys have argued that she instructed the reality and that her opinion was protected free speech below the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment.
A state courtroom decide in Virginia’s Fairfax County, outdoors the nation’s capital, is overseeing the trial, which is anticipated to final till late May.
Less than two years in the past, Depp lost a libel case towards the Sun, a British tabloid that labeled him a ‘spouse beater.’ A London High Court decide dominated he had repeatedly assaulted Heard.
Depp’s attorneys have stated they filed the U.S. case in Fairfax County as a result of the Washington Post is printed there. The newspaper shouldn’t be a defendant.
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s caustic relationship
February 3, 2015
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard marry in a personal civil ceremony at their LA dwelling, 4 years after they met as co-stars on the set of The Rum Diary. The couple have fun with a lavish reception on an idyllic non-public island in the Bahamas that Depp purchased in 2004 for $3.6 million.
April 21, 2015
Heard breaches Australia’s biosecurity legal guidelines when she and Depp fail to declare their two Yorkshire terriers after they arrive Down Under on a personal jet for the filming of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Heard admits falsifying quarantine paperwork and is positioned on a $1,000 one-month good conduct bond.
May 23, 2016
Heard recordsdata for divorce after 15 months of marriage, citing irreconcilable variations. Four days later a decide points a short lived restraining order towards Depp over home violence allegations. Pictures of Heard’s alleged accidents hit the tabloids however the LAPD finds no proof of a criminal offense.
August 16, 2016
Depp and Heard attain a $7 million divorce settlement which the actress guarantees to offer to charity. Their marriage was ‘intensely passionate and at occasions unstable, however at all times certain by love,’ the former lovers say in an announcement. ‘There was by no means any intent of bodily or emotional hurt’.
December 18, 2018
The Washington Post publishes an op-ed by Heard, an envoy for girls’s rights at for the American Civil Liberties Union, urging help for girls who are suffering home violence. ‘Two years in the past, I grew to become a public determine representing home abuse, and I felt the full drive of our tradition’s wrath for girls who communicate out,’ reads the headline.
March 1, 2019
Despite not being named in the article, Depp recordsdata a $50 million defamation swimsuit in Fairfax Circuit Court, Virginia saying it implied he was an abuser and received him fired from the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Depp dismisses Heard’s abuse allegations as a ‘hoax’ and claims he was truly the sufferer of her violence.
August 10, 2020
Heard countersues for $100 million, claiming vengeful Depp and his lawyer Adam Waldman focused her with a vicious smear marketing campaign, utilizing media allies and web trolls to amplify false tales about her and derail her performing career.
November 1, 2020
Depp faces an uphill battle to avoid wasting his popularity after he loses a libel battle with a British tabloid that labeled him a ‘spouse beater’. A decide in London’s guidelines that The Sun’s 2018 article was ‘considerably true’ and that the father-of-two had attacked Heard a dozen occasions, inflicting her to concern for her life on three events.
April 11, 2022
After prolonged delays on account of the Covid pandemic, the former flames lastly lock horns in Fairfax County, Virginia the place the Washington Post servers that revealed the disputed op-ed are primarily based. The trial is anticipated to final six to seven weeks and celebrities tipped to offer proof embody James Franco, Paul Bettany and Ellen Barkin.