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Amber Heard, James Franco Together Before Johnny Depp Divorce Filing

A 3rd wheel? Amber Heard took warmth on the stand throughout her ex-husband Johnny Depp’s ongoing defamation trial towards her, this time over her relationship with James Franco.

The Aquaman actress, 36, was cross-examined on Tuesday, Might 17, in regards to the occasions that led to Franco, 44, coming into her house the evening earlier than she filed for divorce towards the Sweeney Todd star, 58.

Whereas Heard initially claimed that she did “not know when James came to visit,” the Drive Offended actress later confirmed the occasion, explaining why she felt snug having the 127 Hours actor in her house.

“He was my good friend. And he lived subsequent door, fairly actually subsequent door,” she instructed Depp’s lawyer Camille Vasquez throughout the trial. “And I, frankly, had exhausted my help community with my regular pals and was comfortable to welcome as a lot friendship at the moment as I may presumably get.”

In her testimony, the Texas native revealed that she had turn out to be “shut pals” with the Freaks and Geeks alum after the pair filmed a number of films collectively. Heard went on to say that Depp would normally get jealous and accuse her of getting affairs together with her costars.

“[Johnny] was mad at me for taking the job with James Franco,” the Danish Lady star alleged throughout her Might 5 testimony. “He hated James Franco and was already accusing me of sort of secretly having a factor with him in my previous, since we had accomplished Pineapple Specific collectively.”

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Heard beforehand claimed that her marriage with the Kentucky native took a flip for the more serious after she was forged in The Adderall Diaries with Franco in 2015 whereas Depp was off filming Black Mass in Boston.

“He had already been upset with me and accused me in lots of arguments about not telling him about scenes that I had, if I had a kissing scene,” she mentioned throughout her Might 5 questioning. “Any kind of romantic scene, and [if] I wasn’t specific about what I used to be going to do, then I used to be accused of getting withheld data and hiding it from him. So I didn’t need the battle, after all, I didn’t need the argument, however I needed to sort of eggshell tiptoe round find out how to inform him once I had any kind of scene like that.”

Heard added that she tried to not “interact” throughout heated conversations with the Concern and Loathing in Las Vegas actor however he would allegedly strain her to inform him if Franco “slipped her the tongue” throughout kissing scenes. In response to Heard, Depp would additionally allegedly say “actually disgusting issues about my physique.”

Depp, for his half, confirmed that he believed Heard was having an affair with the Spring Breakers star throughout his April 21 testimony.

The actor is suing Heard for defamation over a 2018 op-ed piece she wrote for The Washington Put up through which she detailed her survival as an alleged home abuse sufferer. Whereas the actress didn’t title Depp within the piece, his authorized staff has argued that primarily based on her earlier allegations of abuse, individuals affiliate him with the op-ed and it has slandered his status within the business.

“By no means did I personally attain the purpose of sticking Ms. Heard in any method, nor have I ever struck any girl in my life,” the Corpse Bride star mentioned throughout his April 19 testimony. “It’s been six years of attempting occasions. It’s fairly unusual when sooner or later you’re Cinderella, so to talk, after which 0.6 seconds later you’re Quasimodo. I didn’t deserve that, nor did my kids, nor did the individuals who have believed in me for all these years.”

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