Amber Heard has admitted to doing and saying “awful things” while in a relationship with Johnny Depp, adding that the trial was the most humiliating and horrible thing she had ever experienced.
Amber Heard said the defamation lawsuit was one of the most humiliating things she had ever been through.
Johnny Depp won the libel suit against his ex-wife Amber Heard on June 1. In her first interview since the verdict, Amber spoke about the trial, which lasted six weeks, and called it the most “horrific and humiliating thing”. The actress also said she stood by the testimony she gave during the trial, adding that she felt she was not fairly represented on social media.
AMBER SAID SHE DID HORRIBLE THINGS WHILE SHE WAS MARRIED TO DEPP
Speaking to NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie, Amber Heard said: “Until the day I die, I will stand by every word of my testimony. I have made many mistakes, but I have always told the truth. His lawyer did a better job of distracting the jury from the real issues. This is the most humiliating and horrible thing I have ever experienced. I have done and said horrible and regrettable things throughout my relationship . I behaved horribly, almost unrecognizable to myself. so many regrets.”
AMBER CALLS ‘PAID EMPLOYEE’ DEPP WITNESSES
In the first part of the interview, which aired Monday on NBC, Amber referred to Depp’s witnesses as “paid employees” and “hikes.” had sat in those seats and heard for three weeks relentless, relentless testimony from paid employees and towards the end of the trial, randos, as I say.”
ABOUT THE JOHNNY DEPP AND AMBER HEARD CASE
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard met on the sets of The Rum Diary in 2009 and started dating a few years later. In 2015, they got married. Meanwhile, Johnny Depp was in a long-term relationship with French actress Vanessa Paradis while Amber Heard was dating photographer Tasya Van Ree. Following the split with their respective former partners, the two began secretly dating in 2011. Johnny Depp and Amber Heard got engaged in 2014. The news became public when a photo emerged of the actress wearing engagement adorned. They finally tied the knot in 2015 in a very private ceremony on Depp’s private island in the Bahamas.
In 2016, Heard filed for divorce and alleged Depp physically assaulted her during their marriage while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Depp denied the charges and said Heard was “attempting to obtain a premature financial resolution by alleging abuse.” was finalized in 2017. Johnny Depp later sued Amber Heard for defamation over an op-ed she wrote in The Washington Post in 2018. In the op-ed, titled ‘I spoke out against sexual violence – and I faced the wrath of our culture. That has to change,” Heard said she was a survivor of domestic violence. However, she did not name Depp.