Lawyers Claim ‘Wealth of Evidence’ Against Johnny Depp as Closing Arguments Unfold
Johnny Depp did not appear at London’s Royal Courts of Justice on Monday, as his libel case against Rupert Murdoch’s U.K.
tabloid The Sun and executive editor Dan Wootton entered its penultimate day of hearings.
His ex-wife, “Aquaman” actress Amber Heard, was present and in good spirits.Delivering the defense’s final submission, The Sun attorney Sasha Wass described the “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor as “a hopeless addict who repeatedly lost his self-control and all ability to restrain his anger.”Depp is suing News Group Newspapers and Wootton for an article on The Sun’s website that described him as a “wife beater.” Depp denies that he was ever violent toward Heard, to whom he was married from 2015 to 2017.Wass said allegations of violence by Heard against Depp during one night in December 2015 is backed by a “wealth of evidence.”Wass displayed a picture of the
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