In 2016, a horrific picture of Johnny Depp’s cut finger went viral, with the actor saying that his former wife Amber Heard had caused it by hurling a bottle of liquor at him. A doctor can be seen holding Depp’s finger in the horrific photo. Heard, on the other hand, claims Depp’s injuries were self-inflicted. Finally, the two will go to trial to prove which statement is correct. After many delays since Depp submitted the defamation claim in March 2019, his trial against Heard will proceed on April 11.
What Depp’s bodyguard had to say:
Since sufferers typically seek to shield their abusers, Johnny Depp’s bodyguard claims the actor cooked up an excuse after his wife reportedly severed his finger during a dispute. “She’s just cut my finger off,” Depp muttered to his security as they stopped outside a rental house before rushing to the hospital, according to the bodyguard. “The usual victim pattern is to protect the abuser for some reason, you know the psychological bullying … they fit the same criteria, they never come forward with the information,” he added.
Amber Heard’s take on the same:
Heard stated that during their visit to a villa, Depp became highly intoxicated and stoned, cutting the tip of his finger off after destroying bottles and windows in a fit of anger, and then dipping the injured finger in dark blue paint. Following that, Depp is said to have scrawled “Billy Bob” and “Easy Amber” on a mirror. In 2015, Heard co-starred in a movie with Billy Bob Thornton, and she alleges Depp suspected her of sleeping with Billy Bob while they were shooting.
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have been in a nasty legal battle for nearly seven years. Amber recently sent a touching statement to her supporters, appreciating them for their continued support in the fight.
She wrote, “I’m going to go offline for the next several weeks. As you may know, I’ll be in Virginia where I face my ex-husband Johnny Depp in court. Johnny is suing me for an op-ed I wrote in the Washington Post, in which I recounted my experience of violence and domestic abuse. I never named him, rather I wrote about the price women pay for speaking against men in power. I continue to pay that price, but hopefully, when this case concludes, I can move on and so can Johnny.”