10:23 AM PT — A source close to Depp tells us, “Johnny Depp is a victim of abuse. He has been since Ms. Heard made her very first false allegation in 2016, and has continued to be subject to abuse ever since, as outlined in his testimony. Today’s cross-examination by Ms. Heard’s attorney has proven to be no exception.”
They continue, “Mr. Rottenborn’s aggressive and, coincidentally, “jack-hammer” approach toward a man who has suffered extensively over the last six years proves that the mistreatment of Johnny goes well beyond Ms. Heard’s grievous behavior. Colorful texts, which Johnny has already apologized for, do not equate to physical actions and Mr. Rottenborn still has not been able to connect the two, nor will he ever be able to.”
10:05 AM PT — Depp was asked about a fight he and Heard had on a plane in 2014. He said the argument stemmed from a scene she had to do with James Franco in an upcoming project. He said he believed Franco and Heard were having an affair.
Johnny Depp is getting grilled on the stand, with Amber Heard‘s lawyer showing the court text messages from Depp that say he’d do unspeakable things to Heard’s corpse just to prove she was dead.
The actor’s testimony continued on for the third day, and a string of texts between him and “WandaVision” actor Paul Bettany were presented during cross-examination … talking about burning Heard’s body, and what Depp would do to her after she died.
At one point in the texts, Depp says they should drown her before burning her body. Then, he writes, “I will f*** her burnt corpse afterwards to make sure she is dead.”
A source close to JD tells us the drowning line was in reference to the “She’s a witch” scene from “Monty Python” — one of Depp’s favorite movies. However, it still doesn’t explain the whole having sex with a corpse thing.
As the texts continue, Depp talks about being mentally messed up, talking about drinking bottles of alcohol and taking pills. Bettany is also…