Actress Amber Heard has resumed testifying in a defamation case between her and her ex-husband Johnny Depp on Monday, May 16th.
The Aquaman The actress, who claims her ex for physical and sexual assault, told a Virginia court that Depp “often cut his hand” and “held a knife to his chest or took blood” during their explosive fights.
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The high-profile case resumed in the fifth week, and Hurd continued her testimony. The 36-year-old actress portrayed her 58-year-old ex-boyfriend as an abusive, jealous and narcotic partner.
On Monday, May 16, Hurd claimed that Depp often engaged in self-harm when they had fights, according to People magazine.
“He did it often … I almost called the 911 service in New York in 2014, in August 2014, I think because I thought he hurt himself. He often cut his hands in fights, held a knife to his chest or took blood, at first superficially. But later, as in 2016 – especially since our relationship is over. He also put out his cigarettes. He threw them at me and once or twice tried to hit me, but mostly he did it by yelling at me.
“One day he did it right in front of me, shouting in my face when he put a cigarette on his cheek,” Hurd told the court.
Earlier in the trial, audio was heard in which Depp threatened to cut himself with a knife when Hurd asked him to stop.
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Continuing his testimony, c London Fields The actress also claimed that Depp was physically assaulted while they were on their honeymoon. The former couple married in 2015, and less than two years later Hurd filed for divorce.
According to the BBC, Hurd told the jury she believes Depp would have killed her if she had not left him.
Speaking about the incident, which she claimed took place during their honeymoon, she said: “I was so scared that it would end very badly for me … I really didn’t want to leave him. I loved him so much, ”she quotes.
“He pressed my neck against the railroad car for a very long time. I remember I was afraid that he would not want to do it, ”she continued.