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Amber Heard’s sister testifies that ‘shiny and lovely’ Amber became emaciated with Johnny Depp 

Amber Heard’s sister Whitney Henriquez took the stand Wednesday and testified that when she first met Depp round 2012 he was ‘shiny and lovely and pretty and form and beneficiant.’

Henriquez stated: ‘Frankly all of us fell in love with him, at first’.

She stated that her sister and Depp had been ‘extremely in love,’ and that ‘to this present day I’ve by no means seen my sister fall so madly for any individual.’

But if Depp was consuming or utilizing medication there was ‘virtually at all times a combat.’

Henriquez stated: ‘It appeared to oscillate fairly shortly. He’d be sober for a bit then fall off the wagon and it could return and forth.’

Asked to element the change in her sister throughout the relationship, Henriquez stated: ‘At first Amber was Amber, she was loud, enjoyable, humorous, she laughed loads, was this pleased, shiny, enjoyable, loving factor surrounded by buddies. A development took over such an extended time frame. It was like watching a gradual movement gunshot.

‘She stopped sleeping, not as loud, not as gregarious.’

Heard’s weight dropped to ‘100lbs soaking moist’ and she was ’emaciated, not sleeping, she developed a coronary heart situation, her eyes had been sunken in’.

Henriquez stated that Depp became controlling over Heard’s clothes and, as that they had the identical stylist, he was ‘primarily controlling what she wore’ to occasions.

Depp complained about Heard doing motion pictures particularly if that they had intercourse scenes and was ‘vehemently in opposition to her working in any respect’.

Depp on medication was ‘virtually unrecognizable’ from him when he was sober, Henriquez stated.

He would forbid her to have a password on her cellphone, or pressure her to have a quite simple one he might memorize.

Amber Heard's sister Whitney Henriquez took the stand Wednesday and testified about their relationship

Amber Heard’s sister Whitney Henriquez took the stand Wednesday and testified about their relationship

Amber started having panic attacks randomly, she was not sleeping. She periodically broke into tears. She was super anxious, she couldn't relax, she couldn't sit still, Henriquez said

Amber began having panic assaults randomly, she was not sleeping. She periodically broke into tears. She was tremendous anxious, she could not loosen up, she could not sit nonetheless, Henriquez stated

She said when she first met Depp around 2012 he was 'bright and beautiful and lovely and kind and generous'. But if Depp was drinking or using drugs there was 'almost always a fight'

She said when she first met Depp around 2012 he was 'bright and beautiful and lovely and kind and generous'. But if Depp was drinking or using drugs there was 'almost always a fight'

She stated when she first met Depp round 2012 he was ‘shiny and lovely and pretty and form and beneficiant’. But if Depp was consuming or utilizing medication there was ‘virtually at all times a combat’

Asked to detail the change in her sister during the relationship, Henriquez said: 'At first Amber was Amber, she was loud, fun, funny, she laughed a lot, was this happy, bright, fun, loving thing surrounded by friends. A progression took over such a long period of time. It was like watching a slow motion gunshot'

Asked to element the change in her sister throughout the relationship, Henriquez stated: ‘At first Amber was Amber, she was loud, enjoyable, humorous, she laughed loads, was this pleased, shiny, enjoyable, loving factor surrounded by buddies. A development took over such an extended time frame. It was like watching a gradual movement gunshot’

Henriquez stated: ‘When he was consuming he’d get very indignant and say actually nasty unkind issues, often about Amber. Horrible, horrible, horrible issues’.

When requested for instance, she stated: ‘Pardon my language, f**king cu**, f**king used up trash bag, slimy wh**e, saggy wh**e. F**king cunt was thrown out a bunch. Horrible issues like that.’

One time whereas driving in a automobile with Depp and Heard, Henriquez stated that she regarded round and was shocked to see him holding one among his canine out the window.

She stated: ‘Johnny is holding the canine out the window. I froze, I’m scared. I knew how inebriated he was. If she (the canine) twitched she was going to exit the window.

‘He introduced the canine again into the automobile and was simply laughing this actually scary, loud virtually like a cackle. Then he made some joke about placing her within the microwave. That was the joke, placing her within the microwave.’

Henriquez stated that she was woken up at Los Angeles penthouse – she lived in the identical constructing as Heard and Depp – one evening in March 2015.

Heard stated she had discovered some texts between Depp and one other girl and stated ‘are you able to consider he is dishonest on me?’

Henriquez stated she went to speak to Depp who stated the girl was ‘meaningless’ however quickly started accountable Heard, who got here into the room and a combat ensued.

According to Henriquez, Depp threw a can of Red Bull and hit Debbie Lloyd, his personal nurse who was within the room.

Henriquez stated: ‘Johnny runs up the steps. I’m dealing with Amber, he comes up behind me, strikes me within the again. I hear Amber shout do not hit my f****** sister.

‘She smacks him, lands one. That’s when Travis (Depp’s safety guard) runs up the steps

‘Johnny had already grabbed Amber by the hair with one hand and was whacking her with the opposite’.

Depp was saying ‘you f****** whores’ and ‘f****** c***’ earlier than going into Heard’s closet which he ‘fully destroyed.’

The court was shown photos of the aftermath including a clothing rack thrown down the stairs, shoe racks pushed over and broken glass in the kitchen

The court was shown photos of the aftermath including a clothing rack thrown down the stairs, shoe racks pushed over and broken glass in the kitchen

The courtroom was proven images of the aftermath of a March 2015 argument the place Heard allegedly punched Depp, together with a clothes rack thrown down the steps, shoe racks pushed over and damaged glass within the kitchen 

Henriquez stated that after that incident Depp left a non disclosure settlement on her kitchen desk – an settlement to not communicate publicly about what occurred

Broken glass can be seen on the kitchen floor after the couples blow out March 2015 argument

Broken glass could be seen on the kitchen ground after the {couples} blow out March 2015 argument 

According to Henriquez, Depp threw a can of Red Bull and hit Debbie Lloyd, his personal nurse who was in the room

According to Henriquez, Depp threw a can of Red Bull and hit Debbie Lloyd, his personal nurse who was within the room

The courtroom was proven images of the aftermath of a March 2015 argument the place Heard allegedly punched Depp,  together with a clothes rack thrown down the steps, shoe racks pushed over and damaged glass within the kitchen.

Henriquez stated that after that incident Depp left a non disclosure settlement on her kitchen desk – an settlement to not communicate publicly about what occurred.

She refused to take action and quickly after Depp accused her of promoting tales to the media and she moved out.

Henriquez stated that over dinner at her sister’s thirtieth birthday within the penthouse, Depp shocked her closest buddies with an anecdote.

She stated: ‘Johnny confirmed up very, very late and he was drunk when he confirmed. We all went across the desk and stated our favourite issues about Amber, humorous recollections.

‘For Johnny’s flip he informed this story about how they first met for the Rum Diary.

‘This story about how she got here in, sat on the sofa, her good a** left an ideal imprint on the sofa and he would not let anybody sit there that day. Everyone was sort of embarrassed.’

Henriquez stated that the statements by Depp’s former lawyer Adam Waldman throughout 2020 that her claims had been a ‘hoax’ left her ‘devastated’.

She stated: ‘We’d simply buried our mom. Amber began having panic assaults randomly, she was not sleeping. She periodically broke into tears. She was tremendous anxious, she could not loosen up, she could not sit nonetheless.

‘It launched her again into this area the place she was so bodily unwell. She cried loads.’

Under cross examination Henriquez stated she did joke with Depp about him hitting Heard however that was solely as a result of she did not know concerning the bodily violence by that level.

She stated: ‘I’d by no means have stated that figuring out what I do know now.’

Henriquez stated that Depp and Heard had a nickname for her as she was concerned of their fights a lot: ‘Marriage counselor.’

Melanie Inglessias, Amber Heard’s make-up artist, talked about how she coated up her bruises for an look on the James Corden present on Dec. 16, 2015.

Inglessias stated Heard had two bruises on her eyes the place it ‘regarded like any individual headbutted her evenly.’

Heard confirmed her and her hairdresser the ‘gap’ the place the hair was lacking from her head.

She stated: ‘I did make-up however just a little heavier. We coated the discoloration (from the) bruises with barely heavier concealer, with a peach undertone. Peach cancels blue.

‘I did that beneath the eyes.

‘Amber at all times had crimson lipstick – it was her signature look – I bear in mind we had no different possibility than to make use of a crimson blood, actually crimson lipstick to cover up the accidents on her lip.’

Amber Heard's former best friend Rocky Pennington gave testimony via pre-taped video deposition

Amber Heard’s former finest good friend Rocky Pennington gave testimony through pre-taped video deposition

Pennington wiped the tears from her eyes as she walked through photos of Heard's injuries including her swollen nose, her bloody lip and her bruised eyes

Pennington wiped the tears from her eyes as she walked by way of images of Heard’s accidents together with her swollen nostril, her bloody lip and her bruised eyes

Heard’s former finest good friend Rocky Pennington gave testimony through pre-taped video deposition and spoke about seeing the actress’ accidents. 

Pennington was questioned on an incident in December 2015 when Heard claims that Depp headbutted her and repeatedly punched her within the head so exhausting that the mattress body she was mendacity on broke. Heard additionally alleged that Depp dragged her by her hair and pulled chunks out.

Pennington stated that within the aftermath she noticed blood in Heard’s hair and a piece of it had been ‘ripped out.’

She stated: ‘It wasn’t dripping down her head nevertheless it was uncooked and crimson.’

Asked by one among Depp’s legal professionals how she might inform that Heard’s hair had been ripped out, Pennington gave an exasperated smile. She stated: ‘There was a bloody patch with hair lacking.’

Pennington stated that Heard’s ‘complete face’ was crimson and that the higher bridge of her nostril was swollen – she conceded the redness might have been from crying. Heard additionally had a minimize to her backside lip.

Pennington stated: ‘There had been many occasions I noticed accidents on her.’

The following day Heard was as a result of go on the James Corden TV present and Pennington stated that she was there when Heard confirmed her accidents to her make-up artist and stylist who needed to cover them up. 

Pennington rejected the concept that Heard or her make-up staff might have drawn on bruises to her face.

She stated: ‘Because I noticed accidents on her physique from the time instantly after they occurred, the subsequent day and as they continued to heal.’

Heard’s lawyer Benjamin Rotternborn requested: ‘Have you ever identified Miss Heard to color on bruises or use make-up to make it appear to be she had a bruise when she did not?’

Pennington stated: ‘No, the alternative. She typically needed to cover bruises and accidents on her face with make-up.’

Pennington said that in the aftermath she saw blood in Heard's hair and a chunk of it had been 'ripped out'

Pennington said that in the aftermath she saw blood in Heard's hair and a chunk of it had been 'ripped out'

The questioning moved on to an incident in December 2015 when Heard claims that Depp headbutted her and repeatedly punched her within the head so exhausting that the mattress body she was mendacity on broke. Pennington stated that within the aftermath she noticed blood in Heard’s hair and a piece of it had been ‘ripped out’

Heard also alleged that Depp dragged her by her hair and pulled chunks out during a 2015 bust up the night before her appearance on James Corden

Heard additionally alleged that Depp dragged her by her hair and pulled chunks out throughout a 2015 bust up the evening earlier than her look on James Corden 

Pennington said that Depp came over to talk with Heard at her penthouse in Los Angeles even though Pennington thought it was a ¿really bad idea¿

Pennington stated that Depp came visiting to speak with Heard at her penthouse in Los Angeles despite the fact that Pennington thought it was a ‘actually dangerous concept’

Pennington wiped the tears from her eyes as she walked by way of images of Heard’s accidents together with her swollen nostril, her bloody lip and her bruised eyes.

Another photograph confirmed Pennington holding again Heard’s hair line so they may see the injury to it.

Other images confirmed Heard’s ‘hair pulled again to indicate abrasion on the scalp the place hair has been eliminated,’ Pennington stated.

Heard’s lawyer Benjamin Rotternborn stated: ‘I’m sorry that is so exhausting Miss Pennington, we simply must get by way of it.’

The court was shown photos of Heard with visible bruises on her face

The courtroom was proven images of Heard with seen bruises on her face 

Heard herself started to cry too and was handed tissues by her legal professionals to wipe her eyes.

Pennington stated: ‘She was very upset, her face was crimson, swollen. The hair had been ripped out of her head. I do not suppose I even slept that evening, simply watching her to ensure she did not….’

Rottenborn requested: ‘You had been frightened she had a concussion?’

That was appropriate, responded Pennington.

The courtroom was proven images of clumps of hair across the penthouses and Pennington confirmed they had been Heard’s.

Asked if she had ever identified Heard to tug her personal hair out, Pennington stated no.

Pennington stated that Depp came visiting to speak with Heard at her penthouse in Los Angeles despite the fact that Pennington thought it was a ‘actually dangerous concept.’

At some level Heard texted Pennington to come back over and she might hear Depp yelling.

As Pennignton entered the condo, Heard was ‘calling for assist and that by no means occurred earlier than, saying assist me, assist me.’

Pennington stated: ‘I went as much as him. I put my arms up on his chest and stated cease, simply cease.

‘He hit my arms away and so I went straight over to Amber. She sat down on the sofa. I simply put my physique over her.

‘He got here nearer to us and was yelling at her to stand up, stop crying or stand up. It was actually loud and he was getting nearer and nearer.

‘There was this large orange ceramic ashtray on the espresso desk and I used to be considering if he will get any nearer I’m going to choose up that ashtray and hit him with it. He was so shut over us. At that level (Depp’s safety) got here in and had been like boss, boss, come on, let’s get out of right here.’

Depp stormed off, smashing issues with a big bottle of wine in his hand.

The jury had been proven images of damaged glass, a damaged lampshade and different injury that Depp supposedly prompted.

Pennington stated she feared Depp would hurt Heard and stated his temper was ‘irate’.

She stated that Depp saved screaming at Heard to ‘get the f**ok up!’

Pennington said that she saw Heard after she got back from Australia in March 2015 after the 'three day hostage situation' where Depp's fingertip got sliced off. Pennington said: 'She (Heard) had these deep cuts on the back of her forearms. They were very very deep long cuts on the backs of her forearms'

Pennington stated that she noticed Heard after she bought again from Australia in March 2015 after the ‘three day hostage state of affairs’ the place Depp’s fingertip bought sliced off. Pennington stated: ‘She (Heard) had these deep cuts on the again of her forearms. They had been very very deep lengthy cuts on the backs of her forearms’

Pennington said that she went to the bedroom to check on the couple and saw that a full bottle of wine had hit a piece of art that 'Amber really loved' and broken it

Pennington stated that she went to the bed room to test on the couple and noticed that a full bottle of wine had hit a chunk of artwork that ‘Amber actually cherished’ and damaged it 

Pennington said that Depp was 'acting as if nothing happened' after an 'abusive' episode

Pennington stated that Depp was ‘performing as if nothing occurred’ after an ‘abusive’ episode 

Pennington stated that she noticed Heard after she bought again from Australia in March 2015 after the ‘three day hostage state of affairs’ the place Depp’s fingertip bought sliced off.

Pennington stated: ‘She (Heard) had these deep cuts on the again of her forearms. They had been very very deep lengthy cuts on the backs of her forearms.’

She was requested a couple of Thanksgiving 2015 dinner at Depp and Heard’s penthouse in Los Angeles.

The courtroom has beforehand heard that among the many visitors was Depp’s son Jack and rocker Marilyn Manson.

Heard claimed she and Depp bought into an argument of their bed room and that he threw a glass decanter at her which smashed all over the place.

Pennington stated that she went to the bed room to test on the couple and noticed that a full bottle of wine had hit a chunk of artwork that ‘Amber actually cherished’ and damaged it.

She stated: ‘There’s additionally loads of glasses round with wine in them that might have been a part of that. There was glass all over the place.’

Pennington stated that Depp was ‘performing as if nothing occurred.’

She stated: ‘I could not inform what he was feeling. I did not know what was occurring.’

Pennington was requested if Heard ever stated that she would ‘acquire financially’ from going public about her ultimate row with Depp in May 2016.

She stated no.

Pennington was proven a photograph of Heard in courtroom whereas getting her restraining order in May 2016.

She stated she took it and it confirmed Heard trying like a ‘skeleton’ with a bruise on her cheekbone.

Rottenborn stated: ‘Is there any reality to the allegation that Amber did this as a result of she’s a ‘gold digger?’

Pennington stated: ‘No.’

Depp’s former lawyer Adam Waldman has claimed that Heard and her buddies staged the injury they declare that Depp prompted.

Rotternborn requested Pennington if she ‘staged the crime scene to show abuse allegations in opposition to Johnny Depp?’

She stated no.

Asked if she staged something that evening, Pennington stated no.

Josh Drew, a former friend of Heard¿s said that one of the officers said they had enough evidence to ¿go pick him up¿, referring to Depp

Josh Drew, a former good friend of Heard’s stated that one of many officers stated that they had sufficient proof to ‘go choose him up’, referring to Depp

One of the cops who attended Johnny Depp’s ultimate combat with Amber Heard stated there was sufficient proof to arrest him, the trial heard.

Josh Drew, a former good friend of Heard’s stated that one of many officers stated that they had sufficient proof to ‘go choose him up’, referring to Depp.

Drew is the ex-husband of Heard’s former finest good friend Rocky Pennington.

He informed the courtroom that on May 21, 2016 after Depp and Heard had a violent argument there was a ‘gigantic wine stain within the hallway’ which he confirmed to police who attended.

There was a dent within the door ‘formed like a bottle of wine’ that he confirmed the cops, Drew stated.

He additionally confirmed them damaged glass and smashed jewellery.

One of the officers, a girl, went to talk to Heard on her personal whereas the male officer spoke with Drew.

He informed the courtroom that the cop informed him that there was ‘injury in these flats, her face is crimson’, referring to Head.

The cop supposedly stated that they had sufficient proof to ‘go choose him up’, referring to Depp.

Drew’s testimony contradicts with the 2 officers who earlier gave proof and stated that they did not see any injury or accidents to Heard’s face.

According to Drew, Heard ‘was rattling close to catatonic’ after the combat with Depp.

One of Heard’s legal professionals informed Drew that she ‘hates to return to the poop incident’, referring to the excrement present in Depp and Heard’s mattress in April 2016.

Heard has denied that she had any half in it – Depp’s chauffeur claimed she informed him it was a ‘prank’.

Drew stated that he noticed ‘in perpetuity’ poop or canine pee within the condo.

He stated it was ‘just about fixed’ and that he had ‘cleaned up my truthful share of it’

Drew confirmed that Depp and Heard’s canine – two Yorkshire terriers known as Boo and Pistol – weren’t skilled in any respect.

He stated: ‘At some level there was pee and poop on all the things, couches, sofas, the mattress, you title it’.

Drew later stated that one of many canine was too small to climb up the steps of the condo or get onto the mattress, however the different might.

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s caustic relationship 

February 3, 2015

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard marry in a personal civil ceremony at their LA dwelling, 4 years after they met as co-stars on the set of The Rum Diary. The couple rejoice with a lavish reception on an idyllic personal island within the Bahamas that Depp purchased in 2004 for $3.6 million.

April 21, 2015

Heard breaches Australia’s biosecurity legal guidelines when she and Depp fail to declare their two Yorkshire terriers once they arrive Down Under on a personal jet for the filming of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Heard admits falsifying quarantine paperwork and is positioned on a $1,000 one-month good habits bond.

May 23, 2016

Heard information for divorce after 15 months of marriage, citing irreconcilable variations. Four days later a choose points a short lived restraining order in opposition to Depp over home violence allegations. Pictures of Heard’s alleged accidents hit the tabloids however the LAPD finds no proof of against the law.

August 16, 2016

Depp and Heard attain a $7 million divorce settlement which the actress guarantees to offer to charity. Their marriage was ‘intensely passionate and at occasions unstable, however at all times certain by love,’ the previous lovers say in an announcement. ‘There was by no means any intent of bodily or emotional hurt’.

December 18, 2018

The Washington Post publishes an op-ed by Heard, an envoy for ladies’s rights at for the American Civil Liberties Union, urging assist for ladies who are suffering home violence. ‘Two years in the past, I became a public determine representing home abuse, and I felt the complete pressure of our tradition’s wrath for ladies who communicate out,’ reads the headline.

March 1, 2019

Despite not being named within the article, Depp information a $50 million defamation go well with in Fairfax Circuit Court, Virginia saying it implied he was an abuser and bought him fired from the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Depp dismisses Heard’s abuse allegations as a ‘hoax’ and claims he was really the sufferer of her violence.

August 10, 2020

Heard countersues for $100 million, claiming vengeful Depp and his lawyer Adam Waldman focused her with a vicious smear marketing campaign, utilizing media allies and web trolls to amplify false tales about her and derail her performing career.

November 1, 2020

Depp faces an uphill battle to avoid wasting his status after he loses a libel battle with a British tabloid that labeled him a ‘spouse beater’. A choose in London’s guidelines that The Sun’s 2018 article was ‘considerably true’ and that the father-of-two had attacked Heard a dozen occasions, inflicting her to concern for her life on three events.

April 11, 2022

After prolonged delays because of the Covid pandemic, the previous flames lastly lock horns in Fairfax County, Virginia the place the Washington Post servers that revealed the disputed op-ed are primarily based. The trial is anticipated to final six to seven weeks and celebrities tipped to offer proof embody James Franco, Paul Bettany and Ellen Barkin.

 

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