Amber Heard admits she ‘nonetheless loves’ Johnny Depp regardless of repeating abuse claims

Amber Heard has admitted that she ‘completely nonetheless loves’ her ex-husband Johnny Depp, regardless of as soon as once more talking out to accuse him of bodily abuse all the way through their dating – insisting that her loss of visual accidents does now not imply that her claims had been ‘faux’ or a ‘hoax’. 

The 36-year-old actress as soon as once more spoke out concerning the abuse she claims she suffered by the hands of her former partner all the way through a wide-ranging Today display interview with Savannah Guthrie – simply days after she was once discovered responsible of defaming Depp, 59, in a Washington Post op-ed during which she said she was once a survivor of ‘home abuse’. 

In the 3rd installment of the interview – which can air in complete on NBC’s Dateline on Friday – Heard additionally hit again at a number of moments all the way through the trial when she was once known as out for ‘mendacity’, together with claims that she ‘faked’ bruising on her face and allegations that she tipped off TMZ as to when she was once making plans to talk over with a courthouse with the intention to report a restraining order towards her ex-husband. 

She went directly to hit again on the livid complaint she confronted after it was once published that she had now not venerated the $3.5 million donation to the ACLU that she insisted she had passed over from her $7 million divorce agreement, claiming that she had simplest ever supposed to make that ‘pledge over the years’. 

Heard additionally addressed her plans for the longer term, revealing that she now plans to be a ‘full-time mother’ to her one-year-old daughter Oonagh Paige – hours after her staff was once power to disclaim rumors that the actress has been reduce from her $2 million function within the Aquaman sequel. 

Earlier this month, a jury dominated that Heard defamed her ex-husband via publishing a work about being a sexual attack survivor within the Washington Post. She was once ordered to pay Depp $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages, despite the fact that the second one fee was once diminished to $350,000 consistent with Virginia legislation via the pass judgement on. She was once awarded a slightly paltry $2 million in compensatory damages, which means that Depp walked clear of the case with Heard owing him $8.35 million. 

Wednesday’s broadcast marked the general installment of a three-part interview during which Heard has made a number of sensational claims, together with: 

  • Repeating her allegations that Depp bodily abused her all the way through their marriage, insisting that he ‘lied’ at the stand when he mentioned that he had ‘by no means hit her’ 
  • Accusing the jury of being swayed via ‘unfair social media illustration’ and her ex-husband’s ‘improbable appearing’ at the stand, in addition to his popularity as a ‘liked’ Hollywood famous person 
  • Stating that Depp’s criminal staff put ‘paid workers and randos’ at the stand with the intention to ‘distract the jury from the actual problems’
  • Claiming that audio recordings of alleged abuse that had been performed all the way through the trial had been ‘edited’ and simplest gave the jury a minutes-long model of the hours-long tapes
  • Hitting out at Depp’s glamorous attorney Camille Vasquez for serving to to persuade the jury imagine ‘a person who satisfied the sector he had scissors for palms’
  • Insisting that she is going to nonetheless honor her ‘pledge’ to donate $3.5 million from her $7 million divorce agreement to the ACLU – and claiming her being stuck out in a lie about handing it over ‘should not’ have affected her case
  • Blasting allegations that she ‘faked’ bruises – and claiming {that a} loss of visual accidents does not imply she wasn’t ‘abused’ via Depp 
  • Admitting she ‘did and mentioned terrible’ issues all the way through her ‘unsightly and lovely’ dating with Depp – however insisting she ‘by no means instigated [violence]’ and simplest ever ‘answered to it’ 

Amber Heard has admitted that she ‘completely nonetheless loves’ her ex-husband Johnny Depp, regardless of as soon as once more insisting that he did beat her all the way through their dating – days after she was once discovered responsible of defaming him within the former couple’s $8 million trial

When asked whether she still 'loves' her ex-husband, the 36-year-old actress (seen with Depp, 59, in 2015) replied: 'Yes. Yes. Absolutely, absolutely I love him... I have no bad feelings or ill will towards him at all'

When requested whether or not she nonetheless ‘loves’ her ex-husband, the 36-year-old actress (noticed with Depp, 59, in 2015) responded: ‘Yes. Yes. Absolutely, completely I really like him… I don’t have any unhealthy emotions or in poor health will against him in any respect’

She also hit back at the furious criticism she faced after it was revealed that she had not honored the $3.5 million donation to the ACLU that she insisted she had handed over from her $7 million divorce settlement

She also hit back at the furious criticism she faced after it was revealed that she had not honored the $3.5 million donation to the ACLU that she insisted she had handed over from her $7 million divorce settlement

She additionally hit again on the livid complaint she confronted after it was once published that she had now not venerated the $3.5 million donation to the ACLU that she insisted she had passed over from her $7 million divorce agreement

‘I ABSOLUTELY STILL LOVE HIM’: HEARD CLAIMS SHE HAS ‘NO ILL WILL’ TOWARDS DEPP, DESPITE REPEATING ALLEGATIONS THAT HE BEAT AND RAPED HER 

During the Today interview, Heard spoke out about her emotions for her ex-husband, telling Guthrie that she ‘completely nonetheless loves’ Depp – even supposing she refused to stroll again her allegations of abuse towards him, pronouncing that she is going to ‘stand via each and every phrase of her testimony… till the day she dies’. 

Heard said that she now plans to focus on being a 'full time mom' to her one-year-old daughter Oonagh Paige, who she welcomed via surrogate in April 2021

Heard mentioned that she now plans to concentrate on being a ‘complete time mother’ to her one-year-old daughter Oonagh Paige, who she welcomed by way of surrogate in April 2021

Despite a jury ruling overwhelmingly in her ex-husband’s want, discovering Heard responsible on 3 counts of defamation towards him, the actress refused to stroll again her claims of abuse towards him – as a substitute doubling down on her allegations that he was once bodily violent against her and accusing him of ‘mendacity’ at the stand when he mentioned that he ‘by no means hit her’.

‘He mentioned he by no means hit you. Is {that a} lie?’ Guthrie puzzled, to which Heard answered bluntly: ‘Yes it’s.’

She added: ‘To my death day, I can stand via each and every phrase of my testimony.’

When requested via Guthrie whether or not she stands via a prior remark that she ‘nonetheless loves’ her ex-husband, Heard answered: ‘Yes. Absolutely. Absolutely. I really like him. I cherished him with all my middle and I attempted the most productive I may just to make a deeply damaged dating paintings. And I could not. I don’t have any unhealthy emotions or in poor health will against him in any respect. I do know that may well be exhausting to know or it may well be in point of fact simple to know when you’ve ever cherished any person.’

However regardless of the actress admitting that she ‘nonetheless loves’ her former partner, she as soon as once more doubled down on her allegations that he bodily abused her all through their dating, hitting again at claims that she ‘faked’ bruising with the intention to incriminate him – insisting that she would were accused of mendacity whether or not or now not she had visual accidents. 

‘Again it’s that factor: you probably have bruising, you probably have accidents, it’s faux. If you have no, [then] you were not injured,’ she mentioned of claims made via Depp’s criminal staff that she faked bruises on her face and that she was once noticed more than one occasions in public within the hours and days after alleged circumstances of abuse with none visual accidents. 

When grilled via Guthrie about audio clips that had been performed all the way through the six-week trial during which the actress might be heard admitting to being bodily abusive against Depp, Heard insisted that she simplest ever ‘answered to [physical violence]’ however that she ‘by no means instigated it’. 

‘I by no means needed to instigate it, I answered to it,’ she claimed. ‘When you are dwelling in violence and it turns into standard – as I testified to – you must adapt.’

Heard added that, whilst she ‘has such a lot be apologetic about’ over the ‘terrible’ and ‘unsightly’ issues she did and mentioned to Depp, she was once simplest appearing as a ‘particular person in excessive emotional, mental, and bodily misery’ who felt that their ‘lifestyles was once in peril’.

‘I do know a lot has been made of those audio tapes,’ she mentioned. ‘They had been first leaked on-line after being edited. What you may pay attention in those clips [was] now not proof of what was once taking place, it was once proof of a negotiation, of the way to discuss that along with your abuser.’

She persisted: ‘As I testified at the stand about it. When your lifestyles is in peril, now not simplest will you’re taking the blame for issues that you should not take the blame for, however if you end up in an abusive dynamic – psychologically, emotionally, and bodily – you would not have the sources or the luxurious of claiming, “Hey that is black and white.”

‘Because it’s the rest however if you end up dwelling in it.’ 

On Tuesday, Heard publicly accused Depp of physical abuse again - days after she was found guilty of defaming him in an $8 million trial about an op-ed she published in the Washington Post in which she said she was a survivor of sexual assault

On Tuesday, Heard publicly accused Depp of bodily abuse once more – days after she was once discovered responsible of defaming him in an $8 million trial about an op-ed she revealed within the Washington Post during which she mentioned she was once a survivor of sexual attack  

The actress also spoke out about the verdict in the former couple's $8 million defamation trial, which she blasted as 'unfair', blaming biased 'social media representation'

The actress also spoke out about the verdict in the former couple's $8 million defamation trial, which she blasted as 'unfair', blaming biased 'social media representation'

The actress additionally spoke out concerning the verdict within the former couple’s $8 million defamation trial, which she blasted as ‘unfair’, whilst accusing the jury of being swayed via biased ‘social media illustration’ 

HEARD ACCUSES JURY OF BEING SWAYED BY ‘UNFAIR SOCIAL MEDIA REPRESENTATION’, AND SAYS JURORS WERE DUPED BY DEPP’S ‘FANTASTIC ACTING’ AND HIS REPUTATION AS A ‘BELOVED’ HOLLYWOOD STAR

During the sit-down interview – which was once pre-recorded on Thursday after the actress flew into New York on a non-public jet from Washington, D.C. – Heard accused the jurors within the trial of being duped via her ex-husband, branding him as not anything greater than a ‘improbable actor’ who ‘satisfied the sector he had scissors for palms’, in a peculiar connection with his efficiency as Edward Scissorhands in Tim Burton’s 1990 film. 

Heard briefly clapped again at Guthrie, 50, when requested what she thought of allegations made via Depp’s attorney Camille Vasquez – who shot to on-line reputation after her ferocious cross-examination of Heard at the stand – that she have been ‘appearing’ at the stand and that she had lied concerning the abuse she says she suffered by the hands of the actor.

Heard made a bizarre reference to Depp's performance in Tim Burton's 1990 movie Edward Scissorhands (pictured), questioning how his lawyer Camille Vasquez could say she had been 'performing on the stand' while defending a 'man who convinced the world he had scissors for fingers'

Heard made a peculiar connection with Depp’s efficiency in Tim Burton’s 1990 film Edward Scissorhands (pictured), wondering how his attorney Camille Vasquez may just say she have been ‘appearing at the stand’ whilst protecting a ‘guy who satisfied the sector he had scissors for palms’

‘Says the attorney for the person who satisfied the sector he had scissors for palms,’ Heard hit again. ‘I’m the performer? I had listened to weeks of testimony insinuating, or pronouncing moderately without delay, that I’m a horrible actress. So I’m somewhat perplexed how I might be each.’

Heard additionally took purpose on the witnesses who testified on Depp’s behalf all the way through the trial, branding them ‘paid workers and randos’ and accusing them of ‘submitting rank’ and ‘supporting the individual they rely on’. 

She accused Depp’s attorneys, Vasquez and her affiliate Benjamin Chew, of the usage of those witnesses to ‘distract the jury from the actual problems’ all the way through the trial, conceding that they’d ‘carried out a greater activity of that’ than her personal criminal staff.

Heard additionally insisted to Guthrie – who remaining week interviewed Depp’s criminal staff at the display and whose husband Michael Feldman in reality consulted for them all the way through the trial – that the jury’s choice was once influenced via what she known as ‘unfair social media illustration’ and via her husband calling on ‘paid workers and randos’ to testify on his behalf. 

‘I’ll put it this fashion, how may just they make a judgment, how may just they now not come to that conclusion [that I couldn’t be believed]?’ she mentioned. ‘They had mentioned in the ones seats and heard over 3 weeks of nonstop, relentless testimony from paid workers and against the tip of the trial, randos, as I say.

‘I do not blame them, I do not blame them, I in reality perceive, he is a liked personality and folks really feel that they know him. He’s an implausible actor.

‘Again, how may just they after taking note of 3 and a part weeks of testimony about how I used to be an uncredible particular person and to not imagine a phrase that got here out of my mouth.’

During the marathon six-week trial in Fairfax, Virginia, which began on April 11 and concluded on June 1, Depp known as 38 witnesses whilst Heard’s staff known as 24.

Both Depp and Heard gave proof for 4 days every, together with a forensic move exam from the opposition attorneys – then each returned to the witness stand to testify a 2d time.

The jury noticed dozens of texts, footage, movies, clinical data or even pages from the previous couple’s ‘Love Journal’ they hand wrote to one another.

The libel case was once so sophisticated that the decision sheet had 42 questions the jury had to respond to sooner than turning in the decision: 24 questions for Depp’s claims and 18 for Heard’s counterclaim.

The court docket heard clips of recordings that Depp and Heard made all the way through their arguments, a few of their maximum intimate moments that had been performed again for the sector years later in probably the most public atmosphere possible.

Throughout the trial, social media was once flooded with posts concerning the criminal complaints – with the bulk being shared in enhance of Depp below the hashtag #JusticeForJohnnyDepp. As of June 13, the hashtag had greater than 20.6 billion perspectives on TikTook, whilst the #JusticeForAmberHeard tag had a slightly low 92.4 million perspectives.

Heard, who says she was once subjected to ‘hate and vitriol’ on-line all through the trial and within the wake of the decision, doubled down on claims prior to now made via her attorney that the trial was once biased via social media campaigns, with the Aquaman actress branding the general verdict ‘unfair’.

‘Even anyone who is bound I’m deserving of all this hate and vitriol, although you assume that I’m mendacity, you continue to could not glance me within the eye that you simply assume on social media there is been an excellent illustration,’ she mentioned. ‘You can’t inform me that you simply assume that this has been truthful.’

But regardless of insisting that social media performed a key function within the result of the trial, Heard claimed that she is not taking any detrimental public critiques about her ‘in my view’, insisting that she ‘does not care what any person thinks about her’.

‘I do not care what any person thinks about me or what judgments you wish to have to make about what came about within the privateness of my own residence in my marriage at the back of closed doorways,’ she instructed Guthrie. ‘I do not presume the typical particular person must know the ones issues so I do not take it in my view.’

‘THE PLEDGE WILL BE MADE OVER TIME’: ACTRESS SAYS SHE WILL HONOR $3.5 MILLION ACLU DONATION – BUT INSISTS BEING CAUGHT OUT IN LIE THAT IT WAS PAID SHOULDN’T HAVE AFFECTED HER CREDIBILITY 

When grilled via Guthrie concerning the $3.5 million donation she mentioned she had made to the ACLU from her $7 million divorce agreement from Depp, Heard insisted that she nonetheless plans to ‘honor’ that fee, however that she had by no means supposed to make it appear as despite the fact that it had already been made, regardless of her pointing out to the British prime court docket all the way through a prior court docket case that she ‘had donated’ the cash. 

‘I made a pledge and that pledge is made over the years via its nature,’ she mentioned, sooner than faltering moderately when requested if she idea the jury felt she have been stuck out in a lie. 

‘I do not know… I believe like such a lot of the trial was once supposed to forged dispersions on who I’m as an individual, my credibility, to name me a liar in each and every method you’ll.’

She additionally sensationally claimed that – regardless of attesting in her UK trial that she had donated the cash sooner than being pressured to expose that was once now not if truth be told the case – that false narrative wouldn’t have impacted her testimony at the stand, or the jury’s opinion of her. 

‘This is some other one of the most examples the place when you pull again and also you consider it, I wouldn’t have to have donated it so to be believed. I wouldn’t have needed to earmark the whole thing of it,’ she mentioned. 

Heard was once pressured to confess all the way through the previous couple’s defamation trial that she had now not finished her $3.5 million donation to the ACLU, regardless of having prior to now said on a number of events, together with below oath in 2020 all the way through her and Depp’s libel case in the United Kingdom, that she’d made the contribution. 

The actress seemed on Dutch communicate display RTL Late Night in 2018 the place she mentioned, ‘$7million in general was once donated – I cut up it between the ACLU and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. I sought after not anything.’

However, all the way through the defamation trial – which concluded on June 1 – Heard confessed that she in reality has but to make the entire donation ‘as a result of Johnny sued me for $50million in March of 2019.

Heard mentioned, ‘I absolutely intend to honor all of my pledges. I would like for him to prevent suing me so I will be able to.’

Terence Dougherty, the ACLU Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, testified previous within the case and mentioned that up to now just a general of $1.3million has both been donated via Heard or on her behalf.

Of that cash, Heard contributed $350,000 without delay in December 2018 and he or she has now not paid any cash since. $100,000 was once paid via Depp and some other $350,000 got here from a fund at Fidelity, an funding corporate.

Another $500,000 fee got here from an account at funding company Vanguard, which Dougherty mentioned he ‘believed it was once a fund arrange via Elon Musk.’

Heard’s attorney Elaine Bredehoft requested why Heard approved a $7million agreement from Depp.

Heard mentioned: ‘I did not care concerning the cash. I used to be instructed if I did not comply with a bunch it might be overturned, we’d by no means settle. I took a ways lower than what they had been providing and what I used to be entitled to.’

Heard mentioned she donated the cash to charity as a result of she was once ‘by no means occupied with Johnny’s cash.’

She mentioned ‘I simply sought after my protection and my long term and he compromised that….I sought after him to go away me by myself. I’ve been pronouncing that since 2016.’

Heard appeared to take aim at 37-year-old Vasquez for defending Depp (seen on June 3)

Heard appeared to take aim at 37-year-old Vasquez (seen earlier this month) for defending Depp

Heard looked as if it would take purpose at 37-year-old Vasquez (noticed proper previous this month) for protecting Depp (noticed left on June 3)

When asked whether Depp had 'lied' when he said on the stand that he had 'never hit her', Heard insisted that he had, while hitting out at the actor's lawyer Vasquez (pictured together in court) for accusing her of 'performing' on the stand

When requested whether or not Depp had ‘lied’ when he mentioned at the stand that he had ‘by no means hit her’, Heard insisted that he had, whilst hitting out on the actor’s attorney Vasquez (pictured in combination in court docket) for accusing her of ‘appearing’ at the stand  

The interview marks the first time that Heard has publicly addressed the verdict - which she previously blasted as a 'setback for other women' in a statement published minutes after the ruling was read out in court

The interview marks the first time that Heard has publicly addressed the verdict - which she previously blasted as a 'setback for other women' in a statement published minutes after the ruling was read out in court

The interview marks the primary time that Heard has publicly addressed the decision – which she prior to now blasted as a ‘setback for different girls’ in a remark revealed mins after the ruling was once learn out in court docket

HEARD CLAIMS HER WASHINGTON POST OP-ED WAS NOT MEANT TO ‘CANCEL’ DEPP – AND ADMITS SHE IS ‘SCARED’ HE COULD SUE HER AGAIN FOR CONTINUING TO PUBLICLY ACCUSE HIM OF ABUSE 

Heard went directly to insist that the op-ed she penned about surviving home abuse was once by no means supposed to ‘cancel’ him or ruin his profession. 

‘The op-ed wasn’t about my dating with Johnny,’ she claimed, insisting that her choice to submit the piece was once simplest ever supposed to offer enhance to others concerned within the #MeToo motion. ‘You know what, the op-ed was once about me loaning my voice to a larger cultural dialog that we had been having on the time.

‘Of route [I didn’t want for Johnny to be canceled]. It wasn’t about him.’ 

She added that she’d had a ‘staff of attorneys’ glance over the op-ed, which didn’t point out Depp via title, sooner than it was once revealed with the intention to make sure that she could not be accused of ‘defaming’ her former partner, pronouncing: ‘I clearly knew it was once essential for me to not make it about him.’ 

Heard additionally addressed issues that she might be sued via Depp as soon as once more for repeating her abuse claims on TV – regardless of being discovered responsible of defamation – admitting that she feels as despite the fact that the couple’s court docket case was once supposed to ‘silence her’, however insisting she is going to proceed to ‘stand via’ her testimony and her ‘reality’. 

‘I’m scared that it doesn’t matter what I do, it doesn’t matter what I say or how I say it, each and every step that I take will provide some other alternative for this kind of silencing,’ she mentioned. ‘Which is what I suppose a defamation lawsuit is supposed to do. It’s supposed to take your voice.

‘I feel it doesn’t matter what, [my story] will imply one thing. I did the correct factor. I did the whole lot I may just to rise up for myself and the reality.’

She persisted: ‘I took without any consideration what I thought was once my proper to talk.’  

Last week, Depp's lawyers Camille Vasquez  and Benjamin Chew sat down with Guthrie, 50, to discuss the trial - and they slammed any suggestion that social media played a part in the jury's verdict as 'utterly false'

Last week, Depp’s attorneys Camille Vasquez  and Benjamin Chew sat down with Guthrie, 50, to talk about the trial – they usually slammed any advice that social media performed a component within the jury’s verdict as ‘totally false’

‘She’s sunk to a brand new low’: Heard faces FURIOUS backlash on-line for REPEATING abuse allegations towards Depp in Today interview 

BY LILLIAN GISSEN FOR DAILYMAIL.COM 

Twitter customers unleashed a livid tirade on Amber Heard after she sat down for an explosive interview with the Today display during which she mentioned the ‘unfair’ verdict in her defamation trial towards ex-husband Johnny Depp, calling the interview ‘painful to look at’ and claiming that they have got ‘heard sufficient of her sickening lies.’

During the surprising new interview, the actress insisted that she will ‘stand via each and every phrase of her testimony till the day she dies,’ lower than two weeks after she was once discovered responsible of defaming her ex via claiming that he abused her all the way through their marriage.

The 36-year-old blasted Depp, 59, as a ‘liar’ and reiterated her claims that he beat her all the way through their marriage, whilst talking to Today host Savannah Guthrie.

Now, the Aquaman famous person is going through fierce backlash from social media customers – with one

accusing her of ‘appearing’ all through the semblance and some other pronouncing it made them ‘unwell to their abdomen’ to hear her ‘bull s**t.’

‘I’ve heard sufficient of her sickening lies,’ one particular person wrote on Twitter after the interview aired.

‘She is this type of liar this is simply painful to look at,’ added some other, whilst any person else mentioned, ‘And the Oscar is going to…’

A fourth tweet learn, ‘Contrived efficiency another time.’

Other audience tweeted, ‘She wishes skilled assist,’ and, ‘What a tragic human being.’

‘I’m unwell of taking note of her BS. Listening to her made me unwell to my abdomen. She contradicts herself repeatedly. her quarter-hour of reputation is over,’ wrote a distinct Twitter consumer.

Another particular person slammed the Today display for ‘enabling an abuser,’ whilst any person else mentioned the community has ‘sunk to a brand new low,’ and a 3rd bashed them for ‘giving credit score to a manipulative piece of s**t like Heard.’

‘Nobody believes her Savannah. Give it up and forestall interviewing abusers,’ answered one disgruntled Twitter consumer.

 

‘Shame on you. Women do inform lies, they don’t seem to be all the time fair, and this witch were given stuck. Her popularity is finished.’

Another wrote, ‘Quit enabling this abuser and forestall giving her air time. She mentioned she sought after to transport on, so why is she now not?’

‘Nice to peer information [organizations] nonetheless giving credit score to a manipulative piece of s**t like Amber Heard,’ agreed any person else.

‘If this trial had long past the opposite direction, no likelihood in Hell we might see any information org even contact Johnny Depp. But that is the information this present day – wishes audience, clicks, and cash.’ 

‘As if she was once now not given an opportunity to turn out her facet within the court docket?’ requested a distinct consumer. ‘Now NBC has given [her] that chance? I hate [NBC] to the core.’

‘So unhappy. The Today display has sunk to a brand new low,’ learn some other tweet.

‘Enough already – those two celebrities have got extra court docket time and TV time than essential issues. Stop protecting this poisonous slurry dating… Please!’ begged a distinct particular person.

‘She’s a liar. Why would she be given a platform to proceed to lie?’ tweeted one viewer, whilst some other known as it a ‘general waste of broadcast time.’

‘NBC provides home abusers the highlight. Shame on NBC,’ wrote some other consumer.

Someone else mentioned, ‘Interview the abuser and advertise her lies, in the meantime, forget about the sufferer.’

‘Why the Hell are you critically permitting this abuser a platform? It’s shameful, it in point of fact is. Stop enabling her,’ learn a distinct tweet.

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