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Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard are currently in court in a $100 million defamation case.
Depp’s ex-girlfriend, Kate Moss, testified this week that the actor never hurt her during their relationship.
She is one of several Depp exes to speak out on the lawsuit.
Kate Moss testified in court that Depp never pushed her down the stairs, despite rumors during their relationship.
Earlier this month, Amber Heard mentioned an unconfirmed Johnny Depp rumor involving his ex-girlfriend Kate Moss while testifying that the 58-year-old actor abused her during their relationship.
According to Heard, she had heard a rumor that Moss, who dated Depp between 1994 and 1998, had been pushed down the stairs by the “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor.
Heard said that during a fight with her ex-husband Depp on a flight of stairs, she remembered the rumor and punched her in self-defense. Moss has never publicly accused Depp of misconduct, and people close to Depp previously told Insider the anecdote was untrue.
On Wednesday, Depp’s attorneys called Moss to the stand and she also disputed the rumor.
“He never pushed me, kicked me or threw me down any stairs,” Moss said via a live video feed from Gloucestershire, England.
Moss said Depp treated her after she slipped into a resort in Jamaica while they were dating.
“We were leaving the room and Johnny left the room before me,” she said. “And there had been a thunderstorm. And as I was leaving the room, I slipped down the stairs and hurt my back.”
She added: “I screamed because I didn’t know what had happened to me, and I was in pain. And he came running back to help me and carried me to my room and took me to my room. get treatment.”
Although the couple appeared to have had heated arguments during their relationship, Moss told Vanity Fair in 2012 that Depp was the only person who was able to take care of her.
On Wednesday, Depp testified that he had never heard of the rumor until Heard brought it up and suggested the “Aquaman” actress made it up.
Ellen Barkin, who dated Depp in 1994, testified that Depp was “controlling” and “jealous”.
Depp’s ex-girlfriend Ellen Barkin testified earlier this month that the actor was “jealous” and “controlling” during their relationship.
Barkin, who starred with Depp in the 1998 film ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’, said in her pre-recorded court deposition that she had a sexual relationship with the actor in 1994 when she moved to Hollywood .
She estimated they were together between three and six months before Depp broke up with her after he got angry that she was leaving him to go home for a few days.
“I went home, there was a big goodbye, crying, a lot of jealousy. ‘Don’t do this, don’t do that,'” she said. “And I never heard from him again after that.”
Barkin said Depp once got angry after seeing a scratch on her back and accused her of sleeping with someone else.
“He’s just a jealous, controlling man,” she added. “‘Where are you going? Who are you going with? What did you do last night?'”
Barkin also said he saw Depp throw a bottle of wine in her hotel room towards where she and others were gathered, although it did not hit her or anyone else.
Barkin said “a fight was going on” between Depp and his friends, but she doesn’t know why he threw the bottle.
Depp accused Barkin of resenting her because he didn’t want a serious relationship with her during the actor’s high-profile defamation case against British tabloid The Sun in 2020. Depp lost a court case. defamation after the newspaper called him a “woman”. drummer” following allegations of domestic violence.
Winona Ryder said in a witness statement that she was “shocked, confused and upset” after hearing Heard’s accusations against Depp.
While Depp’s ex Winona Ryder did not appear at trial, she provided a witness statement in 2020 to defend the actor’s character during her high-profile defamation case against The Sun.
Ryder dated Depp for four years from 1989 to 1993 and they were briefly engaged for a time before calling off the wedding.
Ryder began the statement by saying she considers Depp her “best friend” and “as close to me as her family.”
“I understand that it’s very important that I speak from my own experience, as I obviously wasn’t there when he married Amber, but, from my experience, which was so completely different, I was absolutely shocked. , confused and upset when I heard the charges against him,” the “Heathers” actress said.
She continued: “The idea that he’s an incredibly violent person is the furthest thing from the Johnny I’ve known and loved. I can’t understand these accusations. He was never violent towards me. He was never abusive at all to me. He was never violent or abusive to anyone I saw.
Ryder added, “I don’t want to call anyone a liar, but in my experience with Johnny, it’s impossible to believe such horrific allegations are true. I find it extremely upsetting, knowing him like me.”
Vanessa Paradis, who was in the longest relationship with Depp, provided a witness statement saying she always “knew Johnny as a kind, caring, generous and non-violent person and father.”
Vanessa Paradis, who had been in a relationship with Depp for 14 years, also provided a witness statement during the actor’s libel trial in 2020. The couple started dating in 1998 and have two children together.
Paradis said in her statement that she has always “known Johnny as a kind, caring, generous and non-violent person and father.”
Although she also acknowledged that she didn’t know what happened between Depp and Heard, Paradis wrote that Heard’s accusations “have nothing to do with the real Johnny I knew, and from my personal experience of many years, I can say that he was never violent or abusive towards me.”
She added: “I saw that these outrageous statements were truly heartbreaking and also caused damage to her career as unfortunately people continued to believe these false facts.”
Jennifer Gray did not support either side but told Entertainment Tonight the lawsuit “breaks my heart”.
Jennifer Grey, who was engaged to Depp for nine months in 1989, was not called to testify or provide a witness statement for any trial.
However, the ‘Dirty Dancing’ actress publicly commented on the lawsuit while promoting her memoir ‘Out of the Corner’.
Earlier this month, she told Extra: “These are people who are hurt and keep getting hurt. It breaks my heart.”
She also told Entertainment Tonight that she wanted the lawsuit between Depp and Heard to be “resolved” and wished “everyone well.”
In excerpts from his new memoir, published by The Independent earlier this month, Gray wrote about his relationship with Depp and said he was “crazy jealous and paranoid” while filming “21 Jump Street.”
“Johnny commuted weekly from Vancouver, but had started getting into trouble more and more regularly: bar fights, skirmishes with the cops,” she wrote, according to The Independent. “He had started missing his flights back to Los Angeles after oversleeping or when he got home he would be mad with jealousy and paranoid about what I had done while he was away.”
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