Los Angeles: Actress Amber Heard says ex-husband Johnny Depp assaulted her on a cross-country flight in 2014 over her alleged affair with fellow actor James Franco.
As BBC.com reports, Heard took a stand on the second day as part of the multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit, describing Depp as “depressed with jealousy and drugs.”
Depp is suing Heard for $50 million for an article According to the report of BBC.com, in which she said that she is a victim of abuse.
She is countersuing for $100 million.
On Thursday, Heard reportedly said that much of her ex-husband’s anger was due to her belief that she was seeing James Franco, which she called Depp “hated.” Franco starred with Hurd in ‘Pineapple Express’ and ‘The Adderall Diaries’.
She claimed that jealousy prompted Depp to repeatedly interrogate her on a flight from Boston to Los Angeles, in which he allegedly kicked her.
“He kicked me in the back. I fell to the floor,” she said.
“Nobody said anything. Nobody did anything. It sounds like you can hear a pin drop on that plane.”
The court also heard a recording of Depp allegedly in flight, which Heard said showed him “laughing” while suffering the effects of drug use.
After the incident, Heard said that he had met her in New York to apologize and prove that he was calm and committed to change.
The jurors have repeatedly heard about the in-flight incident. In his testimony, Depp said that he took oxycodone pills and slept to avoid it.
During his testimony, Depp could sometimes be seen closing his eyes or wearing sunglasses. At one point, he shook his head quietly.
Heard alleged that he had a fight with Depp after an argument about his daughter, Lily-Rose, who was about 14 at the time.
“She was very young,” said Hurd. “I felt protective.”