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‘Avengers’ Star Paul Bettany No Longer Witness In Johnny Depp-Amber Heard Trial

Avengers star Paul Bettany is now not testifying within the ongoing Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial.

The highly-publicized trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard for defamation continues to be underway in Virginia. On Monday, Depp defined to the court docket a textual content alternate he had back in 2013 with Avengers star Paul Bettany.

The dialog about Amber Heard notably featured Johnny Depp texting Paul Bettany, “Let’s drown her earlier than we burn her!!! will f— her burnt corpse afterward to verify she’s useless.” Right here’s what Depp stated on the stand about these texts:

“It’s straight from Monty Python in a sketch about burning witches and drowning witches. This can be a movie we had all watched after we had been 10. It’s simply irreverent and summary humor. That’s what we had been referring to in these texts.” 

Johnny Depp added that nobody else noticed these texts between him and Paul Bettany. Deadline has discovered that Bettany will now not must testify within the trial. The 58-year-old actor then recalled a trip he and Amber Heard had with Bettany’s household:

 “Ms. Heard despised Mr. Bettany primarily as a result of we had turn into such shut mates and for her, he was a menace and would take me away from her with regard to…if Paul Bettany was getting the eye from me. That was a present stopper. It might trigger every kind of unpleasantries to the purpose after we had been on the island with Mr. Bettany, his spouse [Jennifer Connelly] and his 4 youngsters. Ms. Heard and Mr. Bettany received into some debate over lunch. And I simply bear in mind every time Mr. Bettany tried to make some extent, she would speak over him…she received imply. and she or he received loud. after which his 18-year-old boy…he entered the dialog as a result of it had one thing to do with what he studied at college…he voiced his opinion. Ms. Heard demeaned this younger man to the purpose the place he burst into tears and walked away. It was at that time that I had spoken to Ms. Heard and stated ‘that’s unacceptable. that conduct is unacceptable…you can not all the time be proper.’”

The present lawsuit follows Johnny Depp’s earlier try and sue The Solar, a British tabloid that referred to Depp as a “wife-beater.” Amber Heard testified within the case, which Depp misplaced.

The defamation trial is being broadcast dwell on Court TV. The trial can also be being live-streamed on Court TV’s website, although it’s not out there on every other on-line or streaming platforms. The trial is going down in Fairfax, Virginia, and is anticipated to final a number of weeks.

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Supply: Deadline

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