The notorious Australian home the place Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s two Yorkshire terriers, Pistol and Boo, had been held hostage after they had been illegally smuggled into the nation is now making information for different causes.
On Monday, Depp’s home supervisor, Ben King, testified about discovering the actor’s severed finger inside the house when Amber Heard allegedly threw a bottle of Vodka at him.
The testimony comes as Depp, 58, is suing Heard for $70 million, claiming she defamed him in a 2018 Washington Submit opinion piece through which she claimed she was a home and sexual violence survivor.
The five-week trial started on April 11, with Heard anticipated to testify within the coming days.
Situated within the oceanside metropolis of Gold Coast within the Australian state of Queensland, Depp and Heard rented the house from MotoGP world champion Mick Doohan in 2015 whereas the actor filmed the fifth installment of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise.
King claimed he arrived on the residence on the afternoon of March 8, 2015, the place he may hear “hysterical sobbing” from Heard, 36. That was when he witnessed Depp’s private physician David Kipper had been “rummaging via a bin” within the kitchen to search for Depp’s fingertip.
King stated he finally found the fingertip “instantly under the bar,” the place he observed a paper towel with “plenty of blood round it” on the ground.
“[They] had been eager to get it to the hospital rapidly to see if it might be reattached,” King testified.
The home supervisor then detailed that the pair had left the home in full disarray with as much as $50,000 in important injury following their explosive battle.
A “huge chunk had been taken out of the marble staircase,” there was a “collapsed” ping pong desk, “remnants of a espresso cup was embedded” in a wall-mounted TV and the partitions across the room had additionally been broken, King added.
“Nothing was actually intact,” King added, claiming he additionally noticed a damaged vodka bottle.
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Depp testified final week, claiming he was compelled to cover from Heard within the residence to flee her alleged violent tirades.
“The home they’d rented for me in Australia was fairly a big place. I feel I ended up locking myself in a minimum of 9 bedrooms, loos that day as she was banging on the doorways and streaming obscenities and eager to have a bodily altercation,” Depp stated.
Situated on the Coomera River, the property boasts 40 acres with shoreline views. Based on a earlier itemizing description, the home has a timber staircase, polished marble flooring, and sandstone and limestone fixtures.
The primary bed room of the house comes with a built-in cinema. Different facilities embrace an outside kitchen, a luxurious pool, tennis courts, elevators, go karts and dust bikes.
The property additionally has its personal helicopter hangar.
The property was additionally a short lived residence to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, after they resided within the mansion in the course of the filming of Jolie’s movie “Unbroken” in 2013.
Singer Pink and her Motocross-racer husband Carey Hart have additionally reportedly stayed on the property.