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Amber Heard Claims Johnny Depp Paid 'Hush Money' To Witnesses Of His Alleged Abuse

Amber Heard Claims Johnny Depp Paid 'Hush Money' To Witnesses Of His Alleged Abuse

Amber Heard and her team are seeking records of "payments on Depp’s behalf to conceal acts of violence, payments to witnesses who observed Depp’s violence and/or helped cover it up, and incidents of violence by Depp.”

Amber Heard has reportedly been granted permission to look into the allegation where Johnny Depp might have allegedly abused his former partner. After this news broke, Depp was asked to turn over his medical records last week. Heard has now hired attorney Roberta Kaplan to defend her from a $50 million lawsuit that is filed by her ex-husband Johnny Depp. 



 

 

Kaplan also serves as the co-founder of the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund and she has represented two other women who were sued after bringing into light the abuse they experienced from other two other high-profile celebrities.



 

 

The recent development in the Amber Heard-Johnny Depp's case that has come to light is the Aquaman star has now accused her ex-husband of paying millions of dollars to bribe the witnesses who knew about his allged abuse, reported The Blast.

She called Depp's business management firm The Mandel Group and asked for records from the group regarding any payments made to possible witnesses. She has also asked the management company for additional records. 



 

 

But she was not successful and her request was turned down. The outlet also reported that Amber and her team offered them $5,575 in order to retrieve and produce all the documents. Keeping in accordance with legal documents, Amber Heard and her team are seeking records of "payments on Mr. Depp’s behalf to conceal acts of violence, payments to witnesses who observed Mr. Depp’s violence and/or helped cover it up, and incidents of violence by Mr. Depp.”



 

 

Heard and her lawyers have made a claim that TMG firm has records on his business and personal dealings and additionally, the outlet also reported that the management company’s boss Joel Mandel got to know through his house staff and security that Depp was 'extremely volatile' and “sometimes resorted to physical violence” with Amber.

The filing also added, "Of particular relevance here, by its own account, TMG was aware that Mr. Depp had violently abused Ms. Heard and that he had pressured his employees to make false public statements denying this fact.”



 

 

Heard's lawyer told the news outlet that TMG and Depp parted ways in 2016, following a bitter dispute and has also claimed that the firm was aware of the abuse Amber Heard went through while she was married to Depp.



 

 

She added, "TMG also paid millions of dollars to various members of Mr. Depp’s staff, many of whom are witnesses in Mr. Depp’s lawsuit against Ms. Heard.” Heard's lawyer noted that the group needs to produce the documents since the trial is scheduled early February.

Depp has already agreed to submit his drug and alcohol medical records to the judge. He is also suing Heard for defamation and has claimed that his ex-wife has defamed him by writing an op-ed in 2016 about domestic violence.



 

Even though he did not include his name, according to Depp, it was heavily implicated that it was about him and it damaged his reputation. 

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