What a pair of sh*ts! Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s scat-alogue ...

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What a pair of sh*ts! Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s scat-alogue of violence

London court the scene of conflicting allegations over domestic violence, alcohol and a faecal ‘prank’

Patrick Sawer

Johnny Depp referred to the jealous and controlling side of his character as “the monster”, blaming “illness” for the violence and abuse he inflicted on his former wife, it is claimed in court documents.

The Hollywood star is accused of subjecting actress Amber Heard to a catalogue of violence during their marriage in which he allegedly punched, kicked and slapped her, dragged her by the hair and threatened to kill her.

The claims from even before they married in February 2015 emerged at the opening of a libel case brought by Depp against NGN, the publisher of The Sun newspaper. He accuses the paper of harming his reputation by stating in an online story in April 2018 that he was a violently abusive “wife beater”...

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