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Johnny Depp’s Former friend- Joshua Drew Backs Amber Heard ‘s Head Injury Claims In James Corden Show

Many revelations have been made in the last trial of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. This Defamation trial is made against Amber Heard by Johnny Depp after Amber Heard made claims about facing abuse by the actor. Recently, Joshua Drew who is a former friend of Depp testified in court. Drew backed up Amber’s injury, he saw marks on her cheekbone and eyebrow and swelling on her face before her appearance on ”The Late Late Show” were real.

Joshua Drew testing in Amber Heard and Johnny Depp trial
Joshua Drew testing in Amber Heard and Johnny Depp trial

‘She had significant bruising on both eye sockets and her forehead was red,’ Drew said.

Joshua Drew is Raquel ‘Rocky’ Pennington’s ex-husband who lived in Johnny’s Los Angeles penthouse. Drew with his ex-wife went to check on the couple when they found their house thrashed back in 2015. He said, ‘You walk into someone’s house and you find it vandalized…it’s never anything good,’ He also added seeing something written on the kitchen counter ‘Why be a fraud, all are such bulls**t’. Former friend Drew recognised Depp’s writing. Drew added Depp thrashed his own penthouse.

officers at Depp's penthouse for domestic violence
officers at Depp’s penthouse for domestic violence
Joshua Drew and ‘Rocky’ Pennington said Amber was ‘Catatonic’ after the alleged assault by her husband in 2016.

Joshua said he guided the police through Depp’s penthouse when they were called back in 2016 One of the officers said,

‘There’s damage in these apartments, her face is read, if she files a report, we have enough here to go pick him up.’

Drew and his ex-wife described Amber as ‘Catatonic’ and she failed to file a report that time. He said she had marks on her cheekbone and eyebrow and swelling on her face.

Raquel testifying during Amber and Johnny's defamation trial
Raquel testifying during Amber and Johnny’s defamation trial

Drew’s ex-wife Raquel ‘Rocky’ Pennington who was a long time close friend of Amber added that she and Amber just drifted apart. Drew and Pennington both claimed never to witness Johnny abuse his ex-wife Amber. Pennington was living in one of Johnny’s penthouses and was later joined by Drew. They say, they offered to pay rent but ‘generous’ Johnny refused.

Johnny Depp and Amber in courtroom during trial
Johnny Depp and Amber in courtroom during trial

Depp is suing Amber for $50m for the 2018 op-ed she wrote in the Washington Post alleging she was a victim of domestic violence. Heard is countersuing for $100m. The court is yet to give a verdict.

Written by Samreen Kaur