Amber Heard is taking a social media break as she prepares to face off in opposition to her ex-husband Johnny Depp in court docket throughout a defamation trial, and is hoping they each finally put the previous behind them.
In a uncommon assertion on Instagram, posted Saturday, April 9, the 35-year-old Aquaman actress wrote, “I’ll go offline for the following a number of weeks. As chances are you’ll know, I will be in Virginia, the place I face my ex-husband Johnny Depp in court docket.”
In a 2018 Washington Publish op-ed, printed two years after she filed for divorce from Depp, Heard wrote that “two years in the past, I turned a public determine representing home abuse, and I felt the complete pressure of our tradition’s wrath for ladies who converse out.” In March 2019, Depp filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit over the article, which makes no point out of the actor.
“Johnny is suing me for an op-ed I wrote within the Washington Publish, through which I recounted my expertise of violence and home abuse,” Heard wrote in her Instagram put up. “I by no means named him, somewhat I wrote concerning the worth girls pay for talking out in opposition to males in energy. I proceed to pay that worth, however hopefully when this case concludes, I can transfer on and so can Johnny.”