Amber Heard: Biography, acting career and relationship with Johnny Depp
Future Hollywood star was born on the 22nd of April in 1986 in Austin. Her mother was an internet researcher and her father worked as a contractor. Amber has a younger sister, Whitney. The future actress attended St. Michael’s Catholic Academy in Austin, and actively participated in all school performances, she also took part in political and advertising campaigns and starred in commercials.
Amber never received a high school diploma. When she was 16 years old her best friend was killed in a car accident. This incident so strongly affected Hurd that she gave up religion, declared herself an atheist and dropped out of school. A year later, 17-year-old Amber went to New York and got a job at one of the modelling agencies. After New York, she moved to the city of her dreams – Los Angeles, eager to become an actress.
In Los Angeles Heard played in many films including “The Mountain”, “Lonely Hearts”, “Here and Now”, and “Jack and Bobby”. In 2006, Amber Heard starred in the horror film “All the Guys Love Mandy Lane”, which premiered at the 2006 Toronto Film Festival. In 2008, and 2009, the actress played in “Never Give Up”, “Pineapple Express”, “Question River” and “Stepfather”. And soon she starred in “The Rum Diary”.
Relationship with Johnny Depp
The story of the relationship between the actors began brightly and romantically. For the first time, the pair met on the set of “The Rum Diary” in 2011. The actors came together later, on the promotional tour of the film. As it turned out, Amber and Johnny had common interests, such as their passion for the blues.
The actors began dating a few months after the end of filming. Both Depp and Heard broke up with their previous partners. In January 2014, Amber Heard and Johnny Depp officially announced their engagement. In February 2015, Heard married actor Johnny Depp, but the following May, Amber filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.
Scandal with Johnny Depp
The initiative to break up in 2016 belonged to Heard. She accused Depp of domestic violence and obtained a protective order, which prohibited the newfound abuser from approaching the actress. A trial later took place, as a result of which the actress withdrew her lawsuit. Depp paid his ex-wife seven million dollars, which she promised to donate to a children’s charity.
In 2018, the young actress published an article in the Washington Post in which, without naming Depp, she accused her spouse of domestic violence. In 2022, the actor sued his ex-wife, demanding $50 million for defamation. Heard counterclaimed for $100 million. The trial lasted six weeks and looked scandalous. Thousands of people around the world watched the former spouses testify with avidity instead of watching the show or playing games lightning-roulette-india.com, it was like a Hollywood film.
The final arguments were heard on May 27. The jury then retired for sentencing. After the hearing, one side asked for Johnny Depp’s good name to be restored, while the other side asked that they not be complicit with the “monstrous tyrant.” The jury’s verdict reads that Heard’s statements proved false, and she was found guilty on all counts. True, on one count on the part of the actress, Depp was also found guilty. The compensation to be paid by the actress to “Captain Jack Sparrow” was fifteen million dollars. At the same time, Depp will also have to pay his ex-wife two million dollars.
In the end, the lawyer confirmed Heard’s desire to appeal the court’s decision. According to her, the actress has a good reason for the appeal: she plans to draw attention to the fact that in 2020, Depp lost a trial against the tabloid The Sun, which wrote that the actor caused violence to his ex-wife.