The defamation trial between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp will resume on May 16. One of the major witnesses that would be coming forward next week is Ellen Barkin. She, along with Heard’s sister, would be testifying for Amber Heard. A number of Johnny Depp’s exes have spoken about the trial between the two actors. Most of them were in favor of Depp, including the actress Jennifer Grey. But it is quite strange that Ellen Barkin would be against the actor. She is the only ex-girlfriend of Johnny Depp who is against him and with Amber Heard. This testimony would widely affect the final judgment of the trial.
The reason why Ellen Barkin is against Johnny Depp
Ellen Barkin is one of Johnny Depp’s exes. The two dated for a short while during the filming of Fear and Loathing. According to Depp, she wanted something serious out of it but he refused. This was in 1998 in Las Vegas. The actress is famously known for her role in Ocean’s Thirteen and The Animal Kingdom.
Previously, the actress had testified against the actor during the Sun trial. The newspaper was sued by Johnny Depp for calling him a “wife-beater.” She testified that the actor was verbally abusive towards her, but added that he never physically hurt her. Also, she accused him of throwing a wine bottle at her. The Pirates of the Caribbean star said it is because she holds grudges against him.
What will happen once the trial resumes?
Once the trial of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard resumes next Monday, May 16, Amber Heard will be back on the stand. So far, she has accused the actor of some severe acts of violence. Photos of her injured face are going viral but the Depp’s team claims them to be fabricated. The judge also refused Amber Heard to use the bloody lip photo as evidence.
Apart from that, due to his huge following, Johnny Depp is receiving a lot of support. Many celebrities have also spoken in his favor. The actor has sued his ex for $50 million over an article she wrote. Now, the people are waiting to see who the final judgment is going to be in favor of.