Cut finger, insulting text messages, humiliating photos: the six weeks of debates during the trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard gave rise to a great unpacking on the private life of the actor couple, between honeymoon and violent disputes against a backdrop of alcohol and drugs. Here are the highlights, as the jury at the court in Fairfax, near Washington, retired to deliberate Friday on the actor’s libel suit against his ex-wife. time, an argument followed by a rape in March 2015, during the couple’s stay in Australia where Johnny Depp was filming the fifth episode of the Pirates of the Caribbean saga. The actor had the tip of his right middle finger severed and was hospitalized. Johnny Depp claims that it was the splinter of a vodka bottle thrown by Amber Heard, which broke near his hand, which injured him. The actress assures that he injured himself, perhaps by smashing a wall telephone. He then used his blood to inscribe insulting messages on the walls, mirrors and lampshades of their rental home. As in a previous trial in the UK, other bizarre details emerged, including when Johnny Depp said he saw a photo of “human faeces” on the couple’s bed after an argument with his wife, who was celebrating her 30th birthday in April 2016. Amber Heard denied being behind the scene, claiming that it was the actor’s Yorkshire Terrier who had defecated. ultimately not called to the stand. British supermodel Kate Moss has denied an old rumor that the actor pushed her down the stairs when they were a couple in the 1990s. American actress Ellen Barkin, another former partner of Depp in the late 1990s claimed he was jealous, possessive and “drunk almost all the time”. He also, according to her, threw a bottle of wine in her direction, without aiming at her, during a fit of anger. The jury also heard from security guards, talent agents, financial advisers and experts, psychiatrists , doctors, relatives of the two actors, as well as the doorman of the luxurious building where the couple lived in Los Angeles. Alejandro Romero probably summed up the sentiment of many witnesses by saying, “I’m too stressed, I don’t want to get involved in this anymore.” Evidence Photos, audio and video recordings, and text messages were shown to the jury. In a video, filmed in secret by Amber Heard, Johnny Depp angrily bangs the glass door of a kitchen cupboard and pours himself a huge glass of wine. The two actors produced photos showing, according to them, their swollen faces after arguments. Amber Heard also photographed her boyfriend in humiliating positions when he was allegedly knocked out by drugs and alcohol. Heard, that the actor was prone to violence. But, for his attorneys, Johnny Depp has an inventive way of writing, akin to the style of journalist Hunter S. Thompson, whom he admired. , near Washington, in an attempt to gain access to the courtroom. Despite a partisan public, the serenity of the debates was disturbed only once, during the second testimony of Amber Heard. Judge Penney Azcarate then threatened to have the room evacuated and to continue the trial behind closed doors. On social networks, Johnny Depp also had the advantage with the #JusticeForJohnnyDepp campaign. Amber Heard said she received “thousands” of death threat messages during the trial. Careers Both actors said their Hollywood careers were ruined by the case. Despite the worldwide success of Aquaman, Amber Heard says she had to fight to find her role in the second episode, accusing Johnny Depp of having plotted to oust her from the production. According to her attorneys, she lost $40 million to $50 million in fees and promotional campaigns. Johnny Depp also claimed to have lost nearly $50 million in fees after he was ‘erased from Hollywood’ because of the charges, according to his attorneys. , of which almost half for the sixth installment of Pirates of the Caribbean. But, for his former agent, Tracey Jacobs, there had been no official agreement for him to return to his role. According to her, the actor’s “star” has been withered since 2010 due to drugs and alcohol, and his “unprofessional attitude” on film sets.