A assertion from the actress’ attorney in response to the Depp piece, claimed: “It is outrageous that GQ never spoke to any of the many witnesses to Mr. Depp’s bodily abuse of Ms. Read prior to publishing its article. If GQ experienced done even a basic investigation into Mr. Depp’s claims, it would have speedily understood that his statements are totally untrue. Mr. Depp has blatantly disregarded the parties’ confidentiality agreement and nevertheless has refused to permit Ms. Read to respond to his baseless allegations, irrespective of repeated requests that she be authorized to do so.”
The statement added, “Mr. Depp is shamefully continuing his psychological abuse of Ms. Heard, who has tried to place a incredibly unpleasant aspect of her existence firmly in her earlier. One particular require only seem at the bodily evidence to draw the proper summary.”
In the British GQ piece, Depp said that the allegations towards him have turned him from “Cinderella to Quasimodo” in Hollywood.
“The detail that harm me is staying introduced as a thing that you are actually as much away from as you could quite possibly get,” the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star instructed the mag for its November version. “To damage a person you appreciate? No, it didn’t, it couldn’t even audio like me. So, to begin with, I just stored my mouth shut, you know?… I ain’t likely to get into a pi–ing contest with somebody about it. Spit out what you need to spit out and, you know, my attorneys will just take treatment of the rest. I hardly ever went out and spoke about the s–t.”
The couple settled their divorce in 2017, with Depp agreeing to spend all around $7 million — which Heard donated to charity. In 2016, Heard’s friend iO Tillett Wright wrote a write-up for Refinery29 about abuse, not naming Read or Depp. TMZ posted leaked video of Deppallegedly throwing a wine glass, in addition a report that bundled a photograph of Read with a bruised facial area and the allegation that Depp strike her with an Iphone — which his side denied.