Johnny Depp is noticed in Fairfax County Circuit Court docket on May perhaps 3, 2022.JIM WATSON/POOL/AFP through Getty Photographs
A buddy of Johnny Depp’s reported the actor recalled blacking out in front of his youngsters.
iO Tillett Wright, who was not existing through the incident, said his kids have been then “whisked away.”
He claimed his friendship with Amber Heard began just before, and lasted lengthier, than his with Depp.
Amber Heard’s friend iO Tillett Wright testified Tuesday that Johnny Depp disclosed a time when he’d blacked out on an island in the Bahamas.
“He informed me that he handed out experience down in the sand when his young ones had been there and that the employees had whisked his kids absent so that they did not see it,” Tillett Wright, a photographer, author, and producer, reported in a deposition that was recorded on March 10, 2022. Tillett Wright was not present in the course of the incident and did not explain if it occurred on Depp’s personal island.
The testimony was the hottest in the explosive $50 million defamation circumstance following Heard’s 2018 op-ed insinuating that she was a target of abuse. While Depp was not named all over the Washington Write-up piece, he claimed it ruined his career. Listened to has countersued for $100 million and claimed Depp physically or sexually assaulted her just before and during their 15-month relationship.
Tillett Wright explained he’d recognised Heard due to the fact 2011 and inevitably grew to become good friends with her.
Soon thereafter, he met Depp, grew to become near with the pair, and briefly lived with the couple for a 9-month interval in between August 2013 and June 2014.
Tillett Wright extra that Depp experienced a “misogynistic and cruel” facet when he was beneath the influence of medicine but that he under no circumstances witnessed Depp physically assault Listened to.
“Johnny when sober was attractive and magical and quite amusing,” Wright explained. “Johnny when sober was extremely lucid and imaginative and I felt a kindred relationship with him,” he ongoing.
Depp has two young children — Lily-Rose and Jack — with his previous spouse Vanessa Paradis. Listened to and Depp, whose marriage lasted from 2012 to 2016, do not have youngsters with each other, but Read welcomed a baby via surrogate in 2021.
Study the initial write-up on Insider