Johnny Depp's Libel Case: Amber Heard Tells Court She Feared Depp Would Kill Her

Movies | Associated Press | July 22, 2020, 11:31 am
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 Actress Amber Heard arrives at the High Court in London on July 21, 2020. She has accused ex-husband Johnny Depp of abusing her both physically and verbally while he was allegedly bingeing on alcohol and drugs, claiming that at various times during their tempestuous relationship she feared for her life. The court is examining Depp’s libel suit against The Sun newspaper over an April 2018 article that labelled him a 'wife-beater' for allegedly abusing Heard. (Image: AP)
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Actress Amber Heard arrives at the High Court in London on July 21, 2020. She has accused ex-husband Johnny Depp of abusing her both physically and verbally while he was allegedly bingeing on alcohol and drugs, claiming that at various times during their tempestuous relationship she feared for her life. The court is examining Depp’s libel suit against The Sun newspaper over an April 2018 article that labelled him a 'wife-beater' for allegedly abusing Heard. (Image: AP)

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 Actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. Johnny Depp, and told a British court that the first time she struck him after years of abuse was to defend her sister from being thrown down the stairs. (Image: AP)
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Actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. Johnny Depp, and told a British court that the first time she struck him after years of abuse was to defend her sister from being thrown down the stairs. (Image: AP)

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 Actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. Amber Heard started to give evidence at the High Court in London as part of Johnny Depp’s libel case against The Sun over allegations of domestic violence during the couple's relationship. (Image: AP)
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Actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. Amber Heard started to give evidence at the High Court in London as part of Johnny Depp’s libel case against The Sun over allegations of domestic violence during the couple's relationship. (Image: AP)

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 Actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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Actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 US actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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US actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 US actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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US actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 This handout photo provided by London High Court shows a photo used in evidence of Amber Heard with marks on her face that she says were inflicted by Johnny Depp, in May 2016. Johnny Depp is suing News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, and the paper’s executive editor over an April 2018 article that called the actor a “wife-beater.” He strongly denies abusing Heard. (London High Court via AP)
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This handout photo provided by London High Court shows a photo used in evidence of Amber Heard with marks on her face that she says were inflicted by Johnny Depp, in May 2016. Johnny Depp is suing News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, and the paper’s executive editor over an April 2018 article that called the actor a “wife-beater.” He strongly denies abusing Heard. (London High Court via AP)

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 Actor Johnny Depp with injuries allegedly sustained from Amber Heard during an incident in Los Angeles in March 2015, which was filed with the witness statement of Sean Bett, and has been referred to as an exhibit in the hearing of Depp's libel case at the High Court in London. Depp is suing News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, and the paper’s executive editor, Dan Wootton, over an April 2018 article that called him a “wife-beater.” The Sun’s defense relies on a total of 14 allegations by his ex-wife Amber Heard of Depp’s violence. He strongly denies all of them. (London High Court via AP)
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Actor Johnny Depp with injuries allegedly sustained from Amber Heard during an incident in Los Angeles in March 2015, which was filed with the witness statement of Sean Bett, and has been referred to as an exhibit in the hearing of Depp's libel case at the High Court in London. Depp is suing News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, and the paper’s executive editor, Dan Wootton, over an April 2018 article that called him a “wife-beater.” The Sun’s defense relies on a total of 14 allegations by his ex-wife Amber Heard of Depp’s violence. He strongly denies all of them. (London High Court via AP)

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 Johnny Depp with injuries allegedly sustained from Amber Heard during an incident in Los Angeles in March 2015, which was filed with the witness statement of Sean Bett, and has been referred to as an exhibit in the hearing of Depp's libel case at the High Court in London. (London High Court via AP)
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Johnny Depp with injuries allegedly sustained from Amber Heard during an incident in Los Angeles in March 2015, which was filed with the witness statement of Sean Bett, and has been referred to as an exhibit in the hearing of Depp's libel case at the High Court in London. (London High Court via AP)

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 American actor Johnny Depp gestures to the media as he arrives at the High Court in London. Depp is suing News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, and the paper’s executive editor, Dan Wootton, over an April 2018 article that called him a “wife-beater.” The Sun’s defense relies on a total of 14 allegations by Heard of Depp’s violence. He strongly denies all of them. (Image: AP
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American actor Johnny Depp gestures to the media as he arrives at the High Court in London. Depp is suing News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, and the paper’s executive editor, Dan Wootton, over an April 2018 article that called him a “wife-beater.” The Sun’s defense relies on a total of 14 allegations by Heard of Depp’s violence. He strongly denies all of them. (Image: AP

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 American actress Amber Heard waves at the media as she arrives at the High Court in London. Johnny Depp is suing News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, and the paper’s executive editor, Dan Wootton, over an April 2018 article that called him a “wife-beater.” The Sun’s defense relies on a total of 14 allegations by Heard of Depp’s violence. (Image: AP)
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American actress Amber Heard waves at the media as she arrives at the High Court in London. Johnny Depp is suing News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, and the paper’s executive editor, Dan Wootton, over an April 2018 article that called him a “wife-beater.” The Sun’s defense relies on a total of 14 allegations by Heard of Depp’s violence. (Image: AP)

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 American actor Johnny Depp gestures to the media as he arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP
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American actor Johnny Depp gestures to the media as he arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP

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 American actress Amber Heard arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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American actress Amber Heard arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 American actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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American actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 American actress Amber Heard arrives at the High Court in London, Tuesday, July 14, 2020.  (Image: AP)
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American actress Amber Heard arrives at the High Court in London, Tuesday, July 14, 2020.  (Image: AP)

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 American actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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American actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 American actress Amber Heard leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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American actress Amber Heard leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 Actor Johnny Depp leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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Actor Johnny Depp leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 American actress Amber Heard leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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American actress Amber Heard leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 American actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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American actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 American actress Amber Heard wears a red face covering as she leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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American actress Amber Heard wears a red face covering as she leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 American actor Johnny Depp waves at fans as he arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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American actor Johnny Depp waves at fans as he arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 Actor Johnny Depp leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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Actor Johnny Depp leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 American actor Johnny Depp is greeted by fans as he arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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American actor Johnny Depp is greeted by fans as he arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 American actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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American actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 American actor Johnny Depp waves at the media as he arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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American actor Johnny Depp waves at the media as he arrives at the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 US Actor Johnny Depp waves as he leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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US Actor Johnny Depp waves as he leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 US Actor Johnny Depp waves as he leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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US Actor Johnny Depp waves as he leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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 US Actor Johnny Depp hugs a woman who offered him flowers as he leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)
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US Actor Johnny Depp hugs a woman who offered him flowers as he leaves the High Court in London. (Image: AP)

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