As the latest installment of Johnny Depp’s defamation lawsuit opens, actress Ellen Barkin will testify against the actor, whom she dated in 1997.
As the Depp-Heard trial resumes Monday, May 16 for a seven-day home stretch, the end of the truce could be rough for Johnny Depp. At the bar of the Fairfax court, where the trial has been taking place since April 11, in Virginia, a former companion of the star of Pirates of the Caribbean should testify. According to PeopleThis is’Ellen Barkinex-partner of Johnny Depp in the film Las Vegas Paranoid (1998) by Terry Gilliam. The 68-year-old actress had a brief affair with the star in 1997, following her split from then-husband Gabriel Byrne.
And the one who shared the poster for the cult film with Tim Burton’s favorite actor should not be tender with her ex-lover. Indeed, Ellen Barkin is close toAmber Heard and it is in his favor that she will testify on video, just as she had done during the previous trial of the ex-spouses in the United Kingdom. During the story she had delivered in London in 2020, Ellen Barkin had remembereda bottle of wine that would have thrown at him Johnny Depp,”jealous“ and aggressive, corroborating Amber Heard’s version.
Johnny Depp: ‘I didn’t feel the same’
Asked in turn about this relationship, Johnny Depp had been clear. The latter, quoted in DailyMailhad specified that he knew Ellen Barkin “since many years“, before they started an affair more sexual than sentimental on the sidelines of the filming of Las Vegas Paranoid. An idyll that the actress did not perceive like him: “I didn’t feel the same for her as she felt for me“, had explained the actor. A divergence which according to the interpreter of Jack Sparrow would have nourished resentment at Ellen Barkin: “She wanted more than an affair, she wanted a real relationship with me, which I did not want.“, and to add that it would have made it”very angry“. The former friends would no longer be spoken. Ellen Barkin will testify in parallel to Whitney Henriquezthe sister of Amber Heard.
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