Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are currently in a disputable defamation trial in a Virginia court, Both Heard and Depp, who met in 2009 and were hitched from 2015-2016, blame each other for physical abuse and violence while denying one another’s statement. Although the couple after parting their ways through divorce released a joint statement of giving mutual consent over the separation and that they had a relationship bound with love. With Depp’s filing a defamation case against Heard the case has once again made it to the headlines.
Amber Laura Heard was born on April 22, 1986 to Patricia Paige , an internet researcher, and David Clinton Heard the owner of a construction company. She was raised in Austin, Texas. Whitney, her younger sister, is her only sibling.
Cameos in Kenny Chesney's "There Goes My Life" and Eisley's "I Wasn't Prepared" music videos are among Heard's early acting credits. In 2004, she made her cinematic debut in the sports drama Friday Night Lights, in which she had a minor role. In 2007, he played as the love interest of the main character in The CW's adolescent drama Hidden Palms.
Heard joined the DC Extended Universe cast as Mera, Aquaman's Atlantean queen, in the superhero film Justice League in 2017.
Heard is an ambassador for the American Civil Liberties Union and a Human Rights Advocate for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner.
Around the end of 2011 or the beginning of 2012. they started dating. It was also the time when after 14 years of dating, Depp and long-time partner Vanessa Paradis formally announced their separation in 2012.
Heard filed for divorce from Depp on May 23, 2016, and also secured a temporary restraining order against him. She said Depp had physically abused her during their relationship, and that it happened most often while he was high on drugs or alcohol. After which a financial settlement reached to her and she withdrew the case the couple also released a joint statement on their divorce. Later it was reported by People that the actress donated the settlement money to the charity.
Later Heard penned an op-ed for The Washington Post in which she discussed how women in domestic abuse cases are treated. "As a public person representing domestic abuse, I experienced the full power of our culture's fury towards women who speak out."
To which Depp sued Heard for $50 million in defamation in 2019.