Amber Heard’s crew calling Ellen Barkin to testify in Johnny Depp case

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Amber Heard’s crew calling Ellen Barkin to testify in Johnny Depp case
Ellen Barkin and Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp dated Ellen Barkin within the 90s. Pic credit score: © Silbiger/CNP/AdMedia/Dennis Van Tine/StarMaxWorldwide

Actress Ellen Barkin will testify on behalf of Amber Heard when the defamation trial together with her ex-husband Johnny Depp resumes subsequent week.

The 68-year-old actress is a former girlfriend of Depp and can testify towards the Pirates of the Caribbean star by way of video hyperlink.

Barkin beforehand testified for Heard after Depp brought a libel lawsuit towards British tabloid The Solar for labeling him a ‘wife-beater.’

Depp is suing Heard for defamation, arguing that her 2018 article for The Washington Submit about her expertise with home violence tarnished his fame

Ellen Barkin joins the checklist of recent witnesses within the defamation trial

Amber Heard is but to complete her testimony and can return to the stand on Could 16.

Actress Ellen Barkin will be a part of Heard’s sister, Whitney Henriquez, to take the stand in her protection.

Barkin dated Depp whereas they filmed the 1998 film Concern and Loathing in Las Vegas.

Through the U.Ok. defamation case, she testified that Depp threw a wine bottle in her course throughout an argument in a resort room.

Depp denied the accusation, arguing that Barkin held a grudge towards him and he didn’t have an anger administration drawback, per Reuters.

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk and actor James Franco each seem on Heard’s witness checklist. Nevertheless, a supply advised The Independent neither will take the stand.

Amber Heard’s sister set to look in court docket

Heard’s sister, Whitney Henriquez, is scheduled to take the stand to assist the actress within the defamation trial.

The Aquaman star introduced up her sister whereas describing the primary time she claims she hit her ex-husband.

Throughout a heated argument in March 2015, Heard testified that Depp swung at her sister when she tried to get between the couple throughout an altercation.

“[Whitney’s] again was to the staircase, and Johnny swings at her,” she testified on the stand, persevering with, “And I swung at him. In all of my relationship so far with Johnny, I hadn’t landed a blow. And I, for the primary time, hit him — like, really hit him. Sq. within the face.” She added, “He didn’t push my sister down the steps.”

Through the libel case towards The Solar, Whitney claimed she had seen bruises on her sister’s face and had solely seen her violent towards Depp as soon as, in keeping with Page Six.

Depp’s legal professionals confirmed a video from a actuality TV collection that they are saying contradicts Henriquez’s testimony that Amber had by no means been violent and that she was not afraid of her.

Within the video, Whitney is seen being quizzed by different girls about bruises they are saying Amber inflicted on her after an argument.

Regardless of the video, Whitney denied that her sister was violent in direction of her.

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