The Pirates of the Caribbean actor has now submitted a lengthy declaration to a Virginia courthouse in support for his defamation lawsuit against the Aquaman actress, USA Today reports.
Depp and Heard married in 2015, but by 2016, Heard had taken out a restraining order against her husband, alleging verbal and physical abuse.
"I will continue to deny them for the rest of my life". While the estranged couple settled their divorce in 2016, they continue to engage in a war of words. While she never mentions Depp by name in the piece, the actor is still suing for compensatory damages as a result of the op-ed, as well as punitive damages for the "willfulness and maliciousness that Ms".
"After years of asserting my innocence, I am finally in a position to prove it by dismantling each element of her hoax". "While mixing prescription amphetamines and non-prescription drugs with alcohol, Ms. Heard committed innumerable acts of domestic violence against me, often in the presence of a third-party witness, which in some instances caused me serious bodily harm".
He continued, "Throughout our relationship, Ms". Heard also committed domestic violence against me.
"She was the perpetrator, and I was the victim", he later alleges.
He claimed that, shortly after their marriage in 2015, Heard attacked him because she was asked to sign a post-nuptial agreement.
Throughout the declaration, Johnny goes over the incidents cited by Amber and refutes all of them.
He explains, "After I removed myself from Ms". He recalled a certain incident when Amber or one of her friend allegedly "defecated" in his bed as "some sort of a sick prank". "Heard, the self-appointed leader of the #metoo movement despite a prior arrest and incarceration for violent domestic abuse, now faces a growing mountain of evidence including new female victims coming forward, a fraudulent letter to Homeland Security, scheming in writing with her lawyer to suborn witness perjury, and her infamous hoax getting obliterated by 24 sworn eyewitnesses, 2 police officers, 87 video surveillance tapes, audio tape, and her own sworn confessions of violence".
"She and they have falsely accused me of violence, although interestingly none of her "witnesses" say they ever witnessed any violence".
"The increasingly desperate attempts by Mr. Depp and his enablers to revive his career by initiating baseless litigation against so many people once close to him - his former lawyers, former managers, and his former spouse - are not fooling anyone". In a statement to People magazine, Eric George said: "The evidence in this case is clear: Johnny Depp repeatedly beat Amber Heard".