The lawsuit between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard continues.
After Heard accused Depp of beating her to the point of giving her two black eyes, the actor has summoned Heard’s stylist as a witness.
According to Samantha McMillen, the stylist in question, the story does not quite add up.
The exact timing of the incident has been called under question, as McMillen claims that Heard did not have her injuries at the time she said she did.
The specific claims brought forward by Heard have also been documented in court paperwork, and it remains to be seen if there is any contradiction to the testimonies that will be delivered by McMillen and other witnesses.
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McMillen has expressed doubt that Heard did indeed have her injuries at the initially specified times.
According to court documents: “On December 16, 2015, I spent much of the day and evening with Amber Heard, preparing her to appear on the James Corden show. I saw her throughout the day of December 16, 2015, in good light, at close range, wearing no makeup. Throughout the day of December 16, 2015, I could see clearly that Amber Heard did not have any visible marks, bruises, cuts, or injuries to her face or any other part of her body. She appeared as a guest on the James Corden show that day.”
She continued: “After the show, Ms. Heard said to me ‘can you believe I just did that show with two black eyes?’ Ms. Heard did not have any black eyes, and had been visibly uninjured throughout the day and at that moment. I later learned that Ms. Heard had accused Johnny Depp, in court filings and the media, of violently abusing her the previous night, December 15, 2015.”
The story is still unfolding, and a large portion of it has been kept under wraps due to the sensitive nature of the ongoing lawsuit.
It does look like Depp is planning to fight this with all he has though, which some have seen as an indication that the actor might indeed be innocent.
Others have pointed out that it is hard to tell in the world of celebrities, as some people have a very uncanny ability to present themselves as victims in cases where they are not.
Depp has been relatively quiet on the public front and has not offered any comments on the situation so far, although he has stepped up his legal defense in recent times.
Some of his supporters continue to call Heard an abuser on social media.