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“People Want to Put My Baby in the Microwave” – Amber Heard Breaks Down in Court After Online Threats

During testifying in court, Amber Heard reveals that people threaten her online and her baby with harm. The actor is currently in a defamation lawsuit against her ex-husband Johnny Depp. Amber Heard expressed that people threaten her and say that they ‘want to put my baby in the microwave’. During the trial, Amber’s lawyer, Ben Rottenborn, talked about how she has suffered publicly as a result of the mentioned statements.

Amber Heard reveals that she gets death threats
Amber Heard reveals that she gets death threats

The jury is scheduled to hear the closing statements on Friday in Johnny’s vs Amber. Each side will be given 2 hours to explain their case in a trial, that is on for six weeks.

Amber Heard Breaks Down Saying People ‘Want to Put Her Baby in Microwave’

Amber Heard details death threats as testimony ends
Amber Heard details death threats as testimony ends

Amber told the jury that:

“I am harassed, humiliated, threatened, every single day. Even just walking into this courtroom. Sitting here in front of the world, having the worst parts of my life, things that I have lived through, used to humiliate me. People want to kill me and they tell me so every day. People want to put my baby in the microwave, and they tell me that.”

She also expressed:

“I live my life with these sets of rules I’ve to follow, my friends have to follow for me not to have a panic attack or a triggering event or I relive the trauma, even from training to do. In my movie, for instance, for training for Aquaman, a combat scene and a trigger happen. I have a meltdown and have to deal with that, the crew I work with has to deal with that, because of the damage I walk around with every single day. I am not sitting in this courtroom snickering. I’m not sitting in this courtroom laughing, smiling, or making snide jokes. I’m not. This is horrible.”

Amber Heard expresses online mockery
Amber Heard expresses herself on online mockery

Johnny Depp is charging Amber $50 million in Virginia’s Fairfax County Circuit Court. This matter is over an op-ed published in December 2018. Heard wrote in The Washington Post describing herself as a victim of domestic abuse. Depp’s lawyers claimed that he was defamed by the article even though it never mentioned his name. Amber Heard also filed a $100 million charge against her ex-husband, Johnny Depp, after his lawyer stated her allegations were a hoax. Johnny said he never attacked Amber and that she composed the abuse allegations to gain a benefit in divorce proceedings. Not only this, but she also alleged Johnny about many more episodes of physical and sexual assault.

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Written by Shreeparna Das