Ireland Baldwin publicly supported Johnny Depp amid the actor’s defamation case in opposition to his ex-wife Amber Heard.
During the continuing trial in Fairfax, Virginia, over a 2018 op-ed by which Heard wrote about surviving home abuse, an audio clip of the “Aquaman” actress admitting to hitting Depp was performed throughout court docket.
Baldwin commented on the trial by way of Instagram Stories and shared a screenshot of a tweet that includes a video of Depp sitting on the stand whereas listening to the audio clip being performed.
In her accompanying message, the 26-year-old mannequin and daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger slammed Heard as an “absolute disaster of a human being” and accused the actress of utilizing her “womanhood” to show the world in opposition to Depp.
“The thing is, I know women who are exactly like this,” Baldwin wrote within the since-expired publish, in keeping with a screenshot obtained by Daily Mail. “They are manipulative and cold and they use their very womanhood to play victim and turn the world against the man because we live in a society where it’s cool to say men are all the worst and blah blah f–kity blah.”
She went on to precise assist for Depp, saying, “Men can experience abuse too, and this absolute disaster of a human being Amber Heard is a terrible person, and I hope Johnny gets his reputation and his life back. And I hope he’s in like 5 ‘Pirates’ movies.”
More and extra celebrities have come ahead to point out assist for Depp amid the defamation trial between him and Heard. Some have been on Depp’s facet even earlier than he took the stand this week, akin to his “Pirates of the Caribbean” co-star Greg Ellis and J.Ok. Rowling.
“The way Johnny has been conducting himself, in private and public, with his usual class and manners, is a testament to his strength of character. Those of us who’ve known and worked with him for decades are proud to stand beside him,” Ellis stated of his pal.
On Thursday, Heard’s lawyer Ben Rottenborn confirmed in court docket message exchanges between Depp and Paul Bettany, together with one by which the 2 as soon as joked about killing Heard.
“Let’s drown her before we burn her!!! I will f— her burnt corpse afterward to make sure she is dead,” Depp wrote in texts from June 2013.
“My thoughts entirely! Lets (sic) be CERTAIN before we pronounce her a witch,” Bettany replied.
Bettany stated he was “embarrassed” when his textual content messages with Depp had been made public. He defined that he had identified Depp earlier than however claimed they hadn’t spoken in years and had been not involved throughout the “Fantastic Beasts” actor’s marriage to Heard.
“We live in a world without context,” Bettany stated.
Depp is suing Heard for $50 million, alleging she defamed him in a 2018 Washington Post op-ed by which she wrote about being a sufferer of home violence. Heard didn’t point out him by identify, however the actor insisted that the piece was “obviously referring to our relationship and to me.”
Depp claimed that the op-ed destroyed his fame and ruined his profession. He was dropped from the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise simply 4 days after it ran.
Heard and Depp broke up in May 2016, when the previous sought a home violence restraining order in opposition to him, accusing him of abusing her. Depp denied the claims, and the previous couple settled their divorce out of court docket in August 2016.
The Depp vs. Heard trial continues.