KEY POINTS

  • Johnny Depp submitted 87 videos of ex-wife Amber Heard attacking him
  • Amber Heard's audio tape admitting that she hit Johnny Depp leaked
  • Twitter users want Amber Heard to be removed from the "Aquaman" franchise

Johnny Depp has submitted a lot of evidence against Amber Heard for abusing him.

Depp and Heard separated in 2016. The “Aquaman” actress alleged that she suffered domestic abuse when they were still married. However, a recording of Heard admitting that she hit her then-husband has resurfaced recently. The actress even taunted Depp to inform the world that she was abusing him adding that no one would believe him. Heard sounded confident that the public’s sympathy would be with her and she was right until the recording leaked.

Due to the recent scandal, Depp and Heard’s controversial split made headlines again. According to Tom Wood, Depp actually submitted 87 surveillance footage to support his defamation case against Heard. He even sued his ex-wife for $50 million after she wrote an op-ed for Washington Post in 2018.

“The op-ed depended on the central premise that Ms. Heard was a domestic abuse victim and that Mr. Depp perpetrated domestic violence against her,” Depp’s complaints to the court read. Depp added that Heard’s allegations “have been conclusively refuted by two separate responding police officers, a litany of neutral third-party witnesses, and 87 newly obtained surveillance camera videos.”

Heard wrote the op-ed in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Depp believed that his ex-wife used the scandal to promote her career.

“Ms. Heard also knew that her elaborate hoax worked: As a result of her false allegations against Mr. Depp, Ms. Heard became a darling of the #MeToo movement, was the first actress named a Human Rights Champion of the United Nations Human Rights Office, was appointed ambassador on women's rights at the American Civil Liberties Union, and was hired by L'Oréal Paris as its global spokesperson,” the court document read.

Depp also also claimed that Heard just faked her bruises. Depp’s attorney, Adam Waldman said that they wanted James Franco and Elon Musk as fact witnesses because they saw Heard’s face in the days and nights between when she claimed that the “Dark Shadows” actor smashed her in the face on May 21 and when she showed up with bruises on the court. 

“I have denied Ms Heard’s allegations vehemently since she first made them in May 2016 when she walked into court to obtain a temporary restraining order with painted-on bruises that witnesses and surveillance footage show she did not possess each day of the preceding week … I will continue to deny them for the rest of my life,” Depp said in a declaration.

Meanwhile, several online users already petitioned for Heard to be removed from the movie “Aquaman.” Many are convinced that Depp was removed from the successful “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise due to Heard’s allegations. And so they said that it is only fitting for Heard to also lose her job because she ruined Depp’s career.