Extra of Ellen Barkin’s damning testimony has been launched, and it’s portray Johnny Depp as something however the “Southern gentleman” he described himself as throughout his defamation trial.
As you possible know, the Drop Lifeless Beautiful actress gave a video deposition within the actor’s defamation trial in opposition to ex-wife Amber Heard, throughout which she claimed he as soon as threw a wine bottle at her. Now, extra of the actress’ claims have been revealed in newly unsealed documents from the case, and it’s all simply as scathing.
In her depo, Barkin mentioned there was a “world of violence” surrounding Depp, whom she met in 1990 and stayed near for 10 years, together with starring collectively within the movie Concern and Loathing in Las Vegas. The 68-year-old performer additionally claimed the Oscar winner was verbally abusive — particularly to the individuals he thought have been beneath him — alleging he as soon as referred to as an assistant “pig.”
Later in her testimony, Barkin was requested if Depp may very well be “incredibly charming,” to which she replied, per DailyMail.com:
“Most abusers are.”
When requested to make clear, she mentioned:
“I meant the big umbrella term of abusers.”
As for the alleged incident the place Johnny threw a bottle of wine at her, Barkin mentioned she “wasn’t surprised” as a result of “there was always an air of violence around him,” including:
“He’s a yeller, he is verbally abusive. And those things you can see.”
Barkin went on to assert there was “just a lot of yelling” when she was with Depp. When requested who he yelled at, the actress mentioned:
“His assistant. People who would work on the film maybe in what he would view as a lower capacity than he functions at. There is just a world of violence.”
To not point out, a world of obvious drug use. Ellen alleged that the primary time the pair had intercourse, the actor:
“gave me a Quaalude and asked me if I wanted to f**k”
In her testimony performed to the jury in the course of the trial, Barkin mentioned she was “always aware” that Depp drank an excessive amount of, explaining:
“He was drunk all the, most, a lot of the time.”
She additionally claimed she noticed the Pirates of the Caribbean star use cocaine, marijuana, and hallucinogenic medicine. When requested what number of instances this went down, she mentioned:
“I couldn’t even tell you. He was always drinking or smoking a joint.”
The NYC native mentioned there was plenty of jealousy throughout their relationship on Johnny’s finish general, sharing:
“He’s just a jealous man, controlling, where are you going, who are you going with. What did you do last night. I had a scratch on my back once that got him very, very angry because he he insisted it came from having sex with a person who wasn’t him.”
The pair ended their relationship on a dramatic be aware, Ellen mentioned, after Johnny threw a bottle of wine at her in a Las Vegas resort room. She famous that after a “big goodbye,” she by no means heard from him once more.
The New Regular star was apparently handled so poorly that the ill-fated romance prompted irreparable harm between Johnny and her household. She claimed that when he bumped into them at a restaurant after their cut up, the actress’ brother refused to let him sit at their desk.
It’s fascinating the jury didn’t see these newly launched claims in the course of the trial, which ended with Depp being awarded a web $8.35 million for Amber defaming him after signing her identify on a 2018 op-ed within the Washington Submit. Do U assume it will have made a distinction?
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