A attorney for Johnny Depp told a British have interaction on Wednesday that the celebrity’s ex-predominant other Amber Heard lied when she accused him of home abuse.
Depp denies the abuse allegations, and attended the High Court docket in London for a preliminary hearing in his libel trail well with in opposition to British tabloid newspaper The Solar.
The Hollywood celebrity is suing The Solar’s guardian company, News Team Newspapers, and the newspaper’s govt editor, Dan Wootton, over a 2018 article alleging he had been abusive to Heard.
The “Pirates of the Caribbean” celebrity sat within the again of his lawful group in court docket as his attorney David Sherborne said the case would feature “diametrically antagonistic” variations of events from Depp and Heard.
“One individual, one aspect, is mendacity, and one is no longer,” he said. „Obviously, we’re asserting that it is a long way Ms. Heard (who’s mendacity), Mr. Depp is 100% certain about that.“
The attorney said that Heard turn out to be no longer a victim however the “aggressor” within the couple’s relationship. Depp and Heard divorced in 2017.
The fat hearing is due to the open up on March 23.
Depp is additionally suing Heard for libel in america.