Family feud. Johnny Depp unveiled that his daughter Lily-Rose Depp did not go to his 2015 wedding ceremony to Amber Read — and he promises her absence was owing to conflict allegedly caused by his ex-spouse.
“My daughter Lily-Rose did not appear to the marriage,” the Pirates of the Caribbean actor, 58, stated of his now-22-yr-aged daughter although testifying in court docket on Wednesday, April 20. “She and Ms. Listened to had been not on significantly great phrases, for various explanations.”
The actor is suing Listened to, 35, for defamation in Fairfax, Virginia, more than a 2018 op-ed she wrote for the Washington Submit. She discussed surviving many circumstances of abuse throughout her lifetime, although she by no means named her ex-spouse. Nevertheless, the Golden Globe winner statements he misplaced his careers with significant franchises, which includes Great Beasts and Where by to Come across Them, thanks to her claims of abuse.
Johnny has accused Heard of lying about suffering domestic violence during their relationship. The pair achieved on the established of The Rum Diary in 2009 and married in 2015. Johnny recalled their wedding ceremony for the duration of the testimony, saying that prescription drugs have been being handed all-around at the Texas native’s request.
“[Heard] was usually very fond of MDMA, which is ecstasy, and mushrooms. She experienced some medications she was on presently,” he alleged in court. He went on to assert that their whole wedding ceremony program was “dinner, dancing and medications.” The Edward Scissorhands star stated he smoked marijuana to rejoice.
Johnny also alleged that the Aquaman star monopolized his time, driving a wedge among him and his little ones. He shares Lily-Rose and Jack, now 20, with ex Vanessa Paradis, who he dated from 1998 to 2012. “[Amber] experienced to have me there at all occasions for her individual needs,” he reported.
He also alleged that Listened to “would convey to me what a poor father I was and that I had no thought how to mother or father.”
Amid Heard’s initial allegations that Depp abused her, Lily-Rose defended her father by using Instagram in May perhaps 2016. “My dad is the sweetest, most loving human being I know, he’s been nothing at all but a excellent father to my minor brother and I, and anyone who understands him would say the same,” she posted along with a image with her father taken many years previously.
Paradis, now 49, also supported her ex. “In all the a long time I have regarded Johnny, he has never been physically abusive with me and this appears to be like absolutely nothing like the guy that I lived with for 14 excellent several years,” she wrote in a May well 2016 letter defending Johnny’s character.
Read and Depp’s divorce achieved a settlement in 2016, and their divorce was finalized in early 2017.