Depp’s security guard says Heard described stool in bed as a ‘false joke’ 2022-04-29 10:03:58


Johnny Depp security guard says Amber Heard He called the stool found in the couple’s bed “a practical joke that went wrong,” the court heard.

A multi-million dollar Virginia defamation trial heard Depp describe how he saw a picture of faces in his bed days after he quarreled with the actress.

Depp told a jury that in 2016, while Ms. Heard was away, he wanted to visit the penthouse in Los Angeles where she was staying to collect some personal items.

He said he was shown a picture of “our bed and on either side of the bed were human excrement, so I understood why it wasn’t a good time to go down there.”

Depp said his “initial response” was “laughter.”

“It was so outside, it was so weird and weird that I couldn’t help but laugh,” he added.

On Thursday, Depp’s security guard and driver, Starling Jenkins, provided evidence of the high-profile trial via video link.

Mr. Jenkins said in his testimony that he found Mrs. Heard “nice” and “friendly”.

He described how he pushed Mrs. Heard to Coachella after her fight with Mr. Depp, during which, he said, she told him that human faces in bed were a “practical joke that went wrong”.

“We had a conversation regarding the surprise she left in her boss’s bed, before leaving the apartment,” said Mr. Jenkins.

When asked what he meant, he replied: “Defecating.”

When asked what Mrs. Heard had told him about it, he replied: “A shocking practical joke that has failed.”

Mr. Jenkins also testified that at Coachella, Mrs. Heard fell ill from a mixture of magic mushrooms and red wine on an empty stomach.

Ms. Heard’s lawyer noted that Whitney, Mrs. Heard’s then-pregnant sister, was ill at Coachella despite being sober.

When asked about the redirect, Mr. Jenkins insisted he knew the difference between the two sisters, saying: “One is the president’s wife and the other is his sister’s sister.”

The defamation trial between Mr. Depp and Ms. Heard began Monday, April 11, in Fairfax, Virginia, following the lawsuit Depp brought against his ex-wife in March 2019. Washington Post Titled “I spoke out against sexual violence – and faced the wrath of our culture. That must change.”

While Mr. Depp’s name is not mentioned in the article, his legal team argues that it contains “a clear implied indication that Depp is a domestic abuser”, which they say is “categorically and clearly false”.

Depp is seeking damages of “not less than $50 million”. Heard has filed a $100 million counterclaim against Depp for inconvenience and immunity from his allegations.