Vanessa Paradis and Winona Ryder defend Johnny Depp towards home violence allegations - Music Information

Johnny Depp's ex-partners Vanessa Paradis and Winona Ryder have submitted statements supporting him in his libel motion towards The Solar newspaper over home violence allegations.

Depp is suing Dan Wootton, the British tabloid's government editor, and its writer Information Group Newspapers (NGN) over a 2018 article that referred to him as a "wife-beater" in relation to allegations made by his ex-wife Amber Heard - claims he has denied.

In response to U.Ok. newspaper The Occasions, in a witness assertion submitted as a part of a distant listening to at Britain's Excessive Court docket on Wednesday, Paradis, who shares two kids with the Pirates of the Caribbean star, stated he had by no means been abusive in direction of her.

"I've recognized Johnny for greater than 25 years. We have been companions for 14 years and we raised our two kids collectively," her submission states. "Via all these years I've recognized Johnny to be a form, attentive, beneficiant and non-violent particular person and father...he was by no means violent or abusive to me."

Ryder, who dated Depp within the 1990s, claimed in her personal assertion: "I can not wrap my head round (the) accusations. He was by no means, by no means violent in direction of me. He was by no means, by no means abusive in any respect in direction of me."

NGN's attorneys haven't opposed the applying to submit witness statements from the ladies, that means each may give proof when the case reaches trial on 7 July.

The presiding decide Mr Justice Nicol has dominated that elements of Heard's proof, regarding allegations of sexual violence, will probably be heard in personal.

She and Depp married in February 2015, however in Could the next 12 months, the Aquaman actress filed for divorce and obtained a restraining order citing abuse allegations, which he denied. They settled the divorce out of court docket in 2017.
He's suing her within the U.S. over a 2019 Washington Put up article which he claims referenced her accusations.

On Wednesday, Depp's U.S. legal professional Adam Waldman additionally confirmed to WENN that he'll pursue one other authorized case towards NGN and The Solar, regarding alleged telephone hacking he claims passed off between 1996 and 2010.

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