Actor Johnny Depp on Monday played down the cruelty of his messages insulting Amber Heard, his ex-wife, whom he has also accused of domestic violence, as part of the defamation lawsuit he is bringing against her. Did you respond when Mrs. Heard said, ‘Tell the world Johnny! Tell them: I, Johnny Depp, am a victim of domestic violence’?” Asked Jessica Meyers, one of the actor’s lawyers, after the broadcast of an audio message in which we hear the couple arguing. “I answered that yes, I am”, launched Johnny Depp, ending with these words his testimony which was spread over four days of hearing in court in Fairfax, near the American capital. A sign of the toxicity of their marriage, the 58-year-old actor had previously explained that they had, each on their own, got into the habit of recording their altercations. In another audio extract, presented this time by the lawyers of ‘Amber Heard, the 36-year-old actress is heard accusing her partner of “thrashing” her. Johnny Depp, for his part, denied ever hitting Ms. Heard or any other woman during his life. American news channels. In messages sent to friends in 2013, the actor wrote that he wanted to “burn Amber” and “afterward kiss her burnt corpse, for [s]’sure she was dead’. reference to Monty Python”, he added to justify himself. The eighth day of hearing of the trial was the occasion of long passes of arms between lawyers. private messages, exchanged between the actor and his relatives, which the defense tried to add as evidence in the file. The Pirates of the Caribbean star’s alcohol abuse why Johnny Depp had waited for the publication of the forum signed by his ex-wife to file a complaint. In a weary tone, the star replied that she was tired of noticing that “her relentlessness against [lui] didn’t stop.” In the text, published in 2018 by the Washington Post, Amber Heard did not name Johnny Depp, but she did discuss the domestic violence charges she had brought against her husband in 2016. Last week , the actor had assured to have “everything” lost because of the accusations of violence of his ex-wife.