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Amber Heard pushes back at Johnny Depp lawyer’s claim she failed to support sobriety

Amber Heard pushes back at Johnny Depp lawyer’s claim she failed to support sobriety
Amber Heard was questioned about why she drank wine and took drugs on two occasions in Johnny Depp’s presence

Johnny Depp-getuie is uit die hof ontslaan in Amber Heard-lasterverhoor has pushed back on claims made by Johnny Depp-getuie is uit die hof ontslaan in Amber Heard-lasterverhoor’s legal team that she failed to support her ex-husband’s sobriety by sometimes drinking and taking drugs in his company.

The court in Fairfax, Virginia, op Dinsdagoggend listened to an intense back and forth between the Aquaman actress and attorney Camille Vasquez as Mr Depp’s team sought to tear holes in Ms Heard’s testimony.

Ms Vasquez questioned why Ms Heard did not stop drinking wine or taking drugs in front of her husband who she has claimed was an addict.

“You’ve testified repeatedly that you were concerned ahout Mr Depp’s substance abuse during your relationship?” the attorney said.

When Ms Heard responded yes, Ms Vasquez scoffed: “But you weren’t concerned enough to stop using drugs and alcohol yourself.”

Ms Heard testified that she only took drugs twice in Mr Depp’s company early on in their relationship in 2013 and has already testified about that to the court.

“So you never changed your own behaviour to support Mr Depp aand support his sobriety?” Ms Vasquez continued.

Ms Heard said that she did not stop drinking wine around him but supported him in many other ways to try to help him with his sobriety.

“I did a lot of changing to support his sobriety. I tried everything I could possibly think of," sy het gese.

The court was shown a draft schedule for the couple’s wedding weekend in the Bahamas, which included a plan to have a party with drugs.

The draft read “7pm rehearsal dinner” followed by “after: dance party and drugs and music”.

“So you planned to have drugs at your wedding to someone who you characterised as a drug addict?” het die prokureur ondervra.

Ms Heard responded saying that “the schedule ended up changing”.

“So your original idea was to do drugs on an island after your rehearsal dinner to the drug-fueled monster that you were about to marry?” asked Ms Vasquez.

Ms Heard said that there was going to be weed on the island and that there had been magic mushrooms at her bridal party on the island before the wedding.

She admitted that she sometimes liked to take drugs on special occasions.

Mnr Depp dagvaar sy eksvrou vir naamskending oor a 2018 op-ed waarvoor sy geskryf het Die Washington Post waar sy haarself beskryf het as 'n "openbare figuur wat huishoudelike mishandeling verteenwoordig".

Die Pirates of the Caribbean akteur word nie in die artikel genoem nie, wat getiteld is “Ek het teen seksuele geweld gepraat – en het ons kultuur se toorn in die gesig gestaar. Dit moet verander".

Mnr Depp beweer egter dat dit valslik impliseer dat hy 'n huishoudelike misbruiker is - iets wat hy ten sterkste ontken - en dat dit hom laat sukkel het om rolle in Hollywood te kry.. Hy dagvaar vir $50 miljoen.

Me Heard is besig om teen $100 miljoen aan te kla, Mnr Depp daarvan beskuldig dat hy 'n "smeerveldtog" teen haar georkestreer het en sy regsgeding as 'n voortsetting van "misbruik en teistering" beskryf.