The 14 times Johnny Depp was accused of attacking Amber Heard
As we reported last week, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s relationship is quite literally sh*#ing the bed. The court case continues to march forward as new testimony is giving us a better picture of the troubled relationship between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.
1. Early 2013: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have their first big fight
Johnny Depp was sober until early 2013. This is when Amber Heard claims Depp allegedly hit her for the first time while they were in Los Angeles. Heard claims Depp later cried and apologized, telling her that he sometimes turns into ‘the monster’ when he snaps.
2. March 8, 2013: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard duke it out over a painting
Amber Heard claims Johnny Depp was angry she hung up a painting by her ex-partner near her bed in her LA home. Depp allegedly tried to set the painting on fire and hit her ‘so hard that blood from her lip ended up on the wall. Depp, says he merely asked Heard to move the painting from the bedroom and that she responded in an extreme manner.
3. June 2013: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have a drug-fueled brawl
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp were in Hicksville, US with a group that included Heard’s sister Whitney and Depp’s assistant Nathan Holmes. Heard says Depp, who was taking drugs at the time, became enraged and jealous at one of her friends when they touched her. Depp allegedly then threw glasses at her, ripped her dress, and damaged the cabin they were staying in.
Johnny Depp says he drank and took magic mushrooms, along with the other people on the trip. Depp claims Amber Heard’s friend touched her in an extremely sexual manner and that he only spoke to her to ask her to stop.
4. May 24, 2014: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard fight in mid air
Amber Heard claims that she and Johnny Depp took a private plane from Boston to LA. Heard says that during the flight Depp, who had been drinking heavily, threw objects at her, pushed a chair at her, slapped her, and kicked her in the back before passing out in the toilet.
Johnny Depp says Amber Heard began to “harangue him” while he was sketching in a notebook. Depp tried to “playfully tap her on the bottom with his foot” when Heard took offence and started to verbally berate him.
5. August 17, 2014: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard fight during rehab
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp went to the Bahamas so that Depp could cure his dependence on painkillers. Heard says that Depp had several manic episodes and his private doctor even had to be flown over for help. She alleges that he slapped, kicked, and grabbed by the hair during an attack.
Depp claims Heard had stopped a nurse from giving him treatment while he was going through withdrawal.
6. December 17, 2014: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard fight in LA
Amber Heard says Johnny Depp was violent towards her in LA, and later texted calling himself a “f&*%!@# savage” and a “lunatic”. Depp denies any allegation of violence and says Heard has “failed to provide any particulars of the alleged violence.”
7. January 25, 2015: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard fightin’ round the world
While Amber Heard and Johnny Depp were in Tokyo, Japan, Heard claims that Depp shoved, slapped, and grabbed her by the hair. After this Heard claims that Depp was standing over her and shouting while she was on the floor. Depp denies this allegation.
8. Around March 3-5, 2015: Johnny Depp and Amber in the outback
Johnny Depp is said to have repeatedly assaulted Amber Heard after an argument over his alleged use of MDMA during a three-day trip to Australia. Heard says Depp stayed up all night, taking pills and drinking, and attacked her the next morning.
Heard says the following night Depp pushed her into a table tennis table, tore off her nightgown, and attacked her, before smashing a telephone into a wall which severed the top of his middle finger.
Amber Heard also claims Johnny Depp had written messages to her around the house in a mixture of paint and blood from his finger, which Depp admits doing while “in shock”. Heard also claims that Depp “urinated all over the house in an attempt to write messages”, which Depp denies.
9. March 2015: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard fight in front of Heard’s sister
Amber Heard says Johnny Depp became enraged when they were staying with Heard’s sister in LA. Depp began destroying things in the house before hitting Heard “hard and repeatedly”. Heard also claims Depp tried to push her sister down the stairs before hitting Heard again. Depp, says that Heard was “berating him in a rage” as he tried to leave and that she threw a can of Red Bull at him, then punched him in the face before he finally left.
10. August 2015: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard pick fights with each other in Asia
While Amber Heard and Johnny Depp were on a trip in south east Asia, Heard alleges Depp picked a fight with her. Heard alleges that Depp hit her and pushed her against a wall by the throat, causing her to fear for her life. Depp denies the allegation.
11. November 26, 2015: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard fight for thanksgiving
While in LA, Heard claims Johnny Depp ripped her shirt and threw her around the room. Heard also claims Depps threw a wine glass and a heavy glass decanter at her, and also pushed her over a chair and caused her to bang her head against a wall. Depp says they were in LA for Thanksgiving, but denies any allegation of abuse.
12. December 15, 2015: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard lose hair over a fight
Amber Heard claims Johnny Depp threw a decanter at her in their penthouse in LA. Depp then proceeded to slap her and drag her through the apartment by her hair, allegedly pulling large chunks of hair from Heard’s scalp.
Amber Heard says Johnny Depp followed her upstairs and pushed her to the floor while shouting “you think you’re a f*$&%^g tough guy” before headbutting her. Heard says that when she told Depp she wanted to leave him he grabbed her and screamed: ‘I f*$&%^g will kill you – I’ll f*$&%^g kill you, you hear me?’
Johnny Depp says Amber Heard fabricated the alleged violence, falsely claiming that blonde hair on the floor was her hair. Depp also claims that the only violence committed on that date was by Ms. Heard, who allegedly violently attacked him.
13. April 21, 2016: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard fight on Heard’s birthday
Amber Heard says Johnny Depp arrived at her birthday party at their LA home late, drunk, and high on drugs. The two had an argument after the guests had left, where she claims Depp threw a bottle of champagne at her and shoved her to the floor several times before leaving a note that read “Happy F*$&%^g Birthday”.
Johnny Depp says he arrived at the party around two hours late following a meeting with his new business manager and accountants. Depp claims he was not on drugs but “shocked from what he had learnt at the meeting about his business affairs”. Depp further claims that Heard had been drinking heavily and attacked him while he was reading in bed, punching him in the face four times before he grabbed her arms to stop her.
Johnny Depp says the next day Amber Heard or one of her friends defecated in the couple’s bed, and that Heard later told the building manager that it was “just a harmless prank”. This was the point where Depp finally decided to divorce Ms. Heard.
14. May 21, 2016: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard fought but nobody saw it
Johnny Depp arrived at their LA apartment, allegedly drunk and high while Heard was there with friends. Heard said Depp became very angry, throwing her phone at her and hitting her in the eye before smashing ‘everything he could’ with a magnum of champagne.
He says he went to the apartment with two security guards to collect his belongings after Heard and her sister repeatedly tried to contact him. Depp claims his two security guards entered the room when they heard Heard shouting and saw her repeatedly screaming “stop hitting me, Johnny” while he was 20 feet away in the kitchen. Depp also says that two police officers who came to the apartment after the incident saw no injuries or bruising or swelling.
After such a turbulent journey, you would think Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have enough material to write their own rum diary. The court case is scheduled to continue over the coming weeks, and we’re sure there’ll be plenty of new drama to report on.