Various details of Johnny Depp's defamation lawsuit against Amber Heard has come to light with the actor now accusing his ex-wife of numerous incidents of domestic abuse. The 'Pirates of Carribean' actor has filed a $50 million lawsuit against heard, due to an op-ed Heard penned in 2018, for the Washington Post. Although she did not specifically name Depp, the piece refers to the allegations of domestic abuse made by her back in 2016.
The couple divorced in 2017 after settling both their divorce and Heard's domestic abuse case against Depp the previous year. The lawsuit is now available online, with many papers claiming that the allegations made by Heard are an absolute "hoax".
The suit, which accuses Heard of being a “perpetrator” of domestic abuse, also alleges that Heard attacked Depp numerous times, including an incident where Heard “violently” threw a bottle of vodka at Depp which “severed [his] middle finger on his right hand and shattered the bones,” causing him to require surgery. Heard is also accused of punching Depp while he was in bed, kicking him on numerous occasions and staging attacks.
Previously, Johnny Depp had filed new legal documents supporting his claims he never laid a hand on ex-wife Amber Heard. The 55-year-old actor is also suing The Sun for defamation after an article in the UK-based newspaper referred to him as "wife-beater".