Just as we imagined, Amber Heard had much more to say within the second a part of her explosive interview with Todays Savannah Guthrie!
Airing on Wednesday morning, the speak present host GRILLED the actress on her intentions when writing the notorious Washington Post op-ed on the coronary heart of the defamation case and on her emotions towards her ex-husband Johnny Depp now. And her solutions had been stunning AF!
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Savannah started by mentioning a textual content the Pirates of the Caribbean star as soon as wrote to Amber by which he promised her world humiliation. On if he was profitable, Amber mused:
“I know he promised it. I testified to this. I’m not a good victim, I get it. I’m not a likable victim, I’m not a perfect victim. But when I testified I asked the jury to see me as human and to hear his own words, which is a promise to do this. It feels as though he has.”
She went on to confess that shes nervous to talk so brazenly concerning the alleged abuse she skilled now that she misplaced her defamation trial:
I took with no consideration what I assumed was my proper to talk.
Shes additionally anxious she may very well be sued once more by the actor, including:
I’m scared that it doesn’t matter what I do, it doesn’t matter what I say or how I say it, each step that I take will current one other alternative for the form of silencing which is what a defamation lawsuit is supposed to do; it’s meant to take your voice.”
And but it hasnt completely stripped her of her voice. After all, on Tuesdays phase of the interview, she claimed Johnny had lied in his testimony about by no means bodily assaulting her. A fairly large accusation to make in mild of every little thing!
EXCLUSIVE: Amber Heard tells @SavannahGuthrie that she fears continued “silencing.”
AH: “No matter what I say, or how I say it – every step that I take will present another opportunity for this sort of silencing, which is what, I guess, a defamation lawsuit is meant to do.” pic.twitter.com/mnl93lpQTu
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) June 15, 2022
This interview comes whereas Amber owes Johnny $10.35 million in damages, per the jurys choice on June 1 by which they largely sided with the Fantastic Beasts alum. Amber did win $2 million, however shes nonetheless out of a LOT of cash — that of which her legal professional claims she cant afford!
Speaking of, Savannah additionally questioned the actress concerning the $7 million donation to charityshe claimed she had donated following her divorce settlement. In courtroom, it was found that she had not accomplished her pledge regardless of making it sound like she had already handed over all of the funds. She tried to clarify this subject away, saying:
I made a pledge and that pledge is remodeled time by its nature.
Savannah shortly clapped again at that excuse, arguing that maybe Ambers deceptive use of phrases made her appear much less credible to the jury as soon as it was revealed that she hadnt donated all the cash but. Amber dug her heels in, responding:
So a lot of the trial was meant to solid aspersions on who I’m as a human, my credibility, to name me a liar in each approach you’ll be able to.
This is one other one of many examples the place when you pull again, I shouldnt have needed to have donated it in an effort to be believed.
Sure, however not after you claimed you already did! Right?
EXCLUSIVE: @SavannahGuthrie asks Amber Heard about her pledge to donate $7 million of her divorce settlement and if her statements concerning the cash “raised questions of [Heard’s] credibility with the jury.” pic.twitter.com/3V2aBGxyAI
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) June 15, 2022
Interestingly, regardless of supposedly being broke from years of authorized charges, Amber nonetheless plans to satisfy her $7 million pledge. But, um, the place is she going to give you a grand sum of $17.35 million now??
As viewers can ponder that, the dialog then turned to the Washington Post op-ed and Amber’s intentions whereas writing it. While the Zombieland star by no means named the 59-yr-outdated by identify, it got here two years after they settled their divorce. Amber insists that was by no means what the piece was about, saying:
Because the op-ed wasnt about my relationship with Johnny.
What the op-ed was about was me loaning my voice to an even bigger cultural dialog that we had been having on the time.
Interestingly, she additionally had a whole lot of attorneys take a look at the op-ed earlier than she revealed it — so she was slightly anxious she is perhaps saying one thing she shouldn’t have! Heard continued:
I clearly knew it was necessary for me to not make it about him or to do something like defame him. I had attorneys groups of attorneys evaluation all of the drafts of this.
Amber then insisted she by no means deliberate or desired to get Johnny fired because of the issues she wrote in her article — regardless of it being the peak of the #MeToo motion on the time when droves of males had been getting canceled. She reiterated:
Of course not. Of course not. It wasnt about him.
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Later, Amber insisted she did NOT name TMZ forward of submitting for a restraining order in 2016, regardless of what a former worker testified. In truth, she claimed she needed to maintain the entire thing as non-public as potential (although she shortly realized that wasnt potential given the authorized matter). The mother of 1 famous:
This was a hoax in keeping with his staff. Why didnt I cooperate with the police? As Ive testified earlier than and I’ll stand by till my dying day, I didnt need to cooperate with them. I didnt need this to be out. I didnt need this to be identified. I didnt need to cooperate with them as a result of I didnt need to get him in hassle. If it was a hoax, I might have achieved that.
Five days later, I made the choice to face up for myself and shield myself. You cant get a restraining order in non-public, which after all I didnt perceive the evening when the cops had been referred to as.
On the subject of bruises (which the Depp staff introduced up usually to query the situations of violence Amber testified to), she defined:
Again, its that factor, when you have bruising, when you have accidents, its pretend. If you dont have any, then you definitely werent injured.
And for the largest shocker of all, the 36-yr-outdated straight up stated she STILL loves Johnny — even after every little thing?! She urged:
Absolutely. I like him. I liked him with all my coronary heart.
Whoa! Hear the complete new interview clip (beneath) and prepare for extra in an hour-lengthy chat on Fridays Dateline.
Watch all of half two of @SavannahGuthrie‘s unique interview with Amber Heard, by which Heard discusses her future, fears about new defamation lawsuits and whether or not she nonetheless has love for Johnny Depp: pic.twitter.com/xr3EX9se6K
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) June 15, 2022
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