Kate Moss anticipated to be referred to as by Johnny Depp’s authorized staff as a witness | CNN

2022-05-24 03:31:17


Kate Moss, who dated Johnny Depp within the Nineteen Nineties, is predicted to be referred to as to testify as a rebuttal witness by his authorized staff within the ongoing trial between Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard, a supply near Depp tells CNN.

A supply near Depp confirmed that Moss and Depp stay near today.

Depp has sued Heard for $50 million alleging {that a} 2018 op-ed she wrote within the Washington Submit defamed him, alleging the piece – which didn’t point out him by identify – falsely painted him as an abuser.

Heard has countersued Depp for $100 million, saying statements his legal professional made calling her abuse claims a “hoax” had been defamatory.

Heard has testified on stand that she instantly considered rumors associated to Moss on the time Heard and her sister had been in an alleged altercation with Depp.

“He swung at Whitney, and I’d heard a rumor, a obscure rumor, about that,” Heard testified on Might 17.

In a 1998 Rolling Stone article, Depp is quoted as saying that, in conversations with writer Hunter S. Thompson, “I used to be with Kate, and I feel he went straight for the romance jugular, s*** like whether or not I beat her sufficient. I in all probability instructed him, ‘Yeah, she will get a extreme beating.’”

Depp’s staff had no touch upon the 1998 Rolling Stone quote.

Throughout trial proceedings on Monday, Heard’s staff introduced a number of knowledgeable witnesses, together with two physicians.

Dr. Richard Moore, an orthopedic surgeon who focuses on hand surgical procedures, testified as an knowledgeable that the accidents Depp sustained to his finger after an incident in Australia weren’t constant along with his allegation that Heard slammed his hand with a glass vodka bottle.

Dr. David Spiegel, a psychiatrist who’s an knowledgeable in intimate companion violence, testified that he believes Depp confirmed behaviors which are in step with each somebody who has a substance use dysfunction in addition to constant behaviors of somebody who’s a perpetrator of intimate companion violence. Neither Moore nor Spiegel have ever examined or spoken with Depp. Each reviewed medical information and testimony related to the case.

Leisure trade knowledgeable Kathryn Arnold additionally testified about her evaluation of Depp and Heard’s respective careers.

Arnold testified that she believes Heard’s op-ed didn’t have a lot of an influence on Depp’s profession.

“Little or no,” Arnold testified. “Hardly anyone even knew the op-ed existed earlier than he filed go well with. If anyone that I do know however definitely not Disney.”

Arnold believes that Heard, then again, has misplaced as much as $50 million in doable earnings over the subsequent 5 years attributable to Depp’s legal professional’s statements calling Heard’s claims a hoax.

Attorneys for each side are anticipated to present closing statements within the case on Friday.

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