The trial of Johnny Depp against Amber Heard captured the slander of people all over the world.
Depp sues Heard for $50m (£40.1m) for suggesting he abused her in 2018 Washington Post Editorial. Although she did not give his name, he claims that her allegations affected his ability to work.
Heard filed a counterclaim accusing Depp of orchestrating a “smear campaign” against her and described his lawsuit as a continuation of “abuse and harassment”.
Depp’s fans are much louder than Heard’s. At the time of writing, nearly 4.3 million people have signed the petition to remove hearing aids from Aquaman 2 Celebrities such as Winona Ryder and Javier Bardem have openly expressed their support for him. Chris Rock even joked on stage, “We should believe all women, not just Amber Heard” — causing a major backlash.
But who supports Heard? See below all the celebrities who spoke on her behalf…
Comedian Griffin was one of the first celebrities to come out to support Heard. She commented on the actress’ announcement that she would be taking a break from social media during the trial, saying, “Oh Dole. I’m thinking of you and sending all the love.”
While the veteran radio host has not expressed support for Heard specifically, he has spoken out against Depp. Speaking on his SiriusXM show in late April, he said, “He thought, ‘I’m going to put this on TV because I’m so persuasive and I’m so smart, and I’m a cool guy… I’m going to do magic pants from America on trial.'”
It’s not going well for you, not going well for her. It is not going well for anyone. It looks like you two kids are fighting. It’s just coming out really badly.” .
In court testimony recorded in 2019, actor Parkin claimed that a “jealous” Depp once threw a bottle of wine across a hotel room when they were dating in the early 1990s.
The jurors also heard Parkin testify that her ex-husband was “in control” during their short time together, and would ask her about where she was headed and what she was doing, telling her “Don’t do this, don’t do that.”
“Just a jealous man, controlling,” she said, remembering he was asking, “Where are you going? Who are you going with? What did you do last night?”
Parkin testified about one time where Depp was allegedly “extremely angry” and accused her of having sex with someone else because she had a slight scratch on her back.
Parkin’s testimony about the bottle incident was previously heard during Depp’s defamation case in the UK the sun On an article in which the newspaper described him as a “wife beater” – which was Pirates of the Caribbean The actor lost.
Depp denied the incident happened when Parkin’s claim came out, and testified that she called him abusive because she held a ” grudge” against him.
“It started with a sexual element with Mrs. Fear and disgust in Las VegasDeb said.
She wanted a good relationship with me and I didn’t. I did not feel her as well as I did, and I suppose she became very angry from that moment, and since then I have not spoken to Mrs. Barkin.”
Uncut Gemstones The star publicly supported Fox Heard. She commented on Instagram: “Did you hit him? Yes. Was it abuse? No. You need to have the strength to be able to abuse it. She was 25 years old. He has obviously always been more powerful including physically and financially.”
Actor Krumholtz, who starred with Heard in the NBC drama Playboy Club, a series of stories on Instagram support it. “Drugs and alcohol turn men into monsters,” he wrote. “I think Amber Heard.”
Since the trial began on April 11, Depp’s supporters have been posting their favorite moments from the courtroom on social media platforms. The hashtag #teamjohnnydepp has nearly 80 million views on TikTok, with some people criticizing the “memeifcation” of the issue.
Catch up on live updates to the experience here and find out who has expressed support for Depp here.
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