Eire Baldwin publicly supported Johnny Depp amid the actor’s defamation case in opposition to his ex-wife Amber Heard.
In the course of the ongoing trial in Fairfax, Virginia, over a 2018 op-ed by which Heard wrote about surviving home abuse, an audio clip of the “Aquaman” actress admitting to hitting Depp was performed throughout court docket.
Baldwin commented on the trial by way of Instagram Tales and shared a screenshot of a tweet that includes a video of Depp sitting on the stand whereas listening to the audio clip being performed.
In her accompanying message, the 26-year-old mannequin and daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger slammed Heard as an “absolute catastrophe of a human being” and accused the actress of utilizing her “womanhood” to show the world in opposition to Depp.
“The factor is, I do know girls who’re precisely like this,” Baldwin wrote within the since-expired publish, in response to a screenshot obtained by Each day Mail. “They’re manipulative and chilly and so they use their very womanhood to play sufferer and switch the world in opposition to the person as a result of we stay in a society the place it’s cool to say males are all of the worst and blah blah f–kity blah.”
She went on to precise help for Depp, saying, “Males can expertise abuse too, and this absolute catastrophe of a human being Amber Heard is a horrible particular person, and I hope Johnny will get his popularity and his life again. And I hope he’s in like 5 ‘Pirates’ films.”
Increasingly more celebrities have come ahead to point out help for Depp amid the defamation trial between him and Heard. Some have been on Depp’s aspect even earlier than he took the stand this week, equivalent to his “Pirates of the Caribbean” co-star Greg Ellis and J.Okay. Rowling.
“The way in which Johnny has been conducting himself, in personal and public, along with his typical class and manners, is a testomony to his energy of character. These of us who’ve recognized and labored with him for many years are proud to face beside him,” Ellis said of his buddy.
On Thursday, Heard’s lawyer Ben Rottenborn confirmed in court docket message exchanges between Depp and Paul Bettany, together with one by which the 2 as soon as joked about killing Heard.
“Let’s drown her earlier than we burn her!!! I’ll f— her burnt corpse afterward to verify she is useless,” Depp wrote in texts from June 2013.
“My ideas fully! Lets (sic) be CERTAIN earlier than we pronounce her a witch,” Bettany replied.
Bettany stated he was “embarrassed” when his textual content messages with Depp have been made public. He defined that he had recognized Depp earlier than however claimed they hadn’t spoken in years and have been not in touch through the “Unbelievable Beasts” actor’s marriage to Heard.
“We stay in a world with out context,” Bettany stated.
Depp is suing Heard for $50 million, alleging she defamed him in a 2018 Washington Publish op-ed by which she wrote about being a sufferer of home violence. Heard didn’t point out him by title, however the actor insisted that the piece was “clearly referring to our relationship and to me.”
Depp claimed that the op-ed destroyed his popularity and ruined his profession. He was dropped from the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise simply 4 days after it ran.
Heard and Depp broke up in Might 2016, when the previous sought a home violence restraining order in opposition to him, accusing him of abusing her. Depp denied the claims, and the previous couple settled their divorce out of court docket in August 2016.
The Depp vs. Heard trial continues.