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Entertainment

Web Desk
July 29, 2020

Amber Heard bursts into tears after being called a ‘liar’ by Johnny Depp‘s lawyer

Entertainment

Web Desk
Wed, Jul 29, 2020

Amber Heard  broke down in tears as she addressed the media outside the London High Court on the last day of Johnny Depp’s ongoing libel case against the tabloid.

The actress was speaking to the press after being called a liar and abuser by Johnny’s lawyers in the court.

Speaking outside the High Court after the libel case hearing, Amber reportedly said: "I traveled here to the UK to testify as a witness to assist the court. After obtaining a restraining order in 2016 and finalising my divorce, I just wanted to move on with my life. I did not file this lawsuit and, despite its significance, I would have preferred not to be here in court."

She continued: "It has been incredibly painful to relive the break up of my relationship, have my motives and my truth questioned, and the most traumatic and intimate details of my life with Johnny shared in court and broadcast around the world."

The actress said: "I stand by my testimony and I now place my faith in British justice. Although I did not bring this lawsuit, I am aware of the precious resources being consumed by his litigation and will be glad to see those resources redirected to more important legal matters delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic."

"I appreciate the dedication, the hard work and support of the defence legal team, as well as my UK and US lawyers. I also wish to extend my thanks to the very diligent and kind court staff and the police, who have been so sensitive in ensuring my safety and protection so that I could testify in safety. And finally, my heartfelt thanks for the tremendous outpouring of support and the many messages I have received from around the world. You have given me so much strength and I send it back to you."

During closing arguments earlier in the day, Johnny‘s lawyer called Amber a liar for her  testimonies about the abuse she claimed she received from him during their marriage, which lasted from 2015 to 2017. “She is the liar, the abuser - not Mr Depp. He is no wife-beater,” his lawyer said.

Depp, 57, is suing News Group Newspapers (NGN) over a headline in the tabloid labelling him a "wife beater" over allegations he was physically abusive to his then-wife Heard.

Depp refuted the claims  and termed them "sick and completely untrue".

The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star has said that he was never abusive to his ex-wife and has claimed that she was the abusive one in their relationship.