The beginning of Amber Heard’s testimony in the court of Fairfax, Virginia, where the defamation case against Johnny Depp is resolved, has just written another chapter about the relationship he had with the protagonist of Sweeney Todd. The actress began by saying that reliving her marriage was the “most painful and difficult” thing she has ever experienced, and continued to speak through tears of the physical and sexual assaults she would have suffered, according to her story, at the hands of the actor, statements that Depp has denied. The litigation began 6 years ago and they contradict what their former partners have said in recent months. And it is that Heard’s accusations have brought to light Johnny’s love history, especially his past with Winona Ryder and Vanessa Paradis, who deny that an actor is a violent person.
Johnny Depp’s first wife
Before rising to stardom, Johnny Depp walked down the aisle in December 1983 with Lori Anne Allison, a Los Angeles makeup artist; he was 20 years old and she was 25, two years later they signed the divorce. His first wife played a key role in his early career, as she introduced him to Nicolas Cage, who was responsible for Depp following his acting aspirations.
Lori Anne claimed her ex is incapable of assaulting a woman, TMZ reported in May 2016, the year Amber Heard’s article was published in The Washington Post in which she described herself as a “public figure representing abuse.” domestic” and that gave rise to the legal battle that has rocked Hollywood.
Johnny Depp exchanged glances with Sherilyn Fenn -known for her participation in the series Twins Peaks- in 1985 during the filming of the film Dummies. They were together for almost three years, a period in which engagement rumors surfaced, which were never confirmed. “We dated when we were just starting out in the business, he was very sweet. It was my first love,” the actress told The Big Issue in 2017
Johnny Depp exchanged glances with Sherilyn Fenn -known for her participation in the series Twins Peaks- in 1985 during the filming of the film Dummies. They were together for almost three years, a period in which engagement rumors surfaced, which were never confirmed.
Fenn mentioned that her love and connection with Depp “were strong enough” since they were walking the same path at that time, in addition to interacting with her most human part. Those dreams they shared began to take different directions and they ended their courtship amicably.
Following his breakup with Fenn, Johnny Depp had a brief affair with Jennifer Grey, who rose to fame after starring in Dirty Dancer with Patrick Swayze. In the wake of headlines resurfacing with Amber Heard’s abuse allegations, the actress clarified in an interview with Good Morning America that “there was never anything violent” during her 9-month courtship with Depp.
In 1990, the actor premiered Scissorhands, a film in which his love story with Winona Ryder was conceived. At the height of their relationship, they got engaged and lived together for a while. Their breakup came three years later after media pressure became unbearable for both of them.
Ryder assured them that the actor was not aggressive with her: “he has never been violent or abusive with anyone. I only know him, honestly and sincerely, as a very good man, an incredibly caring and extremely caring guy.
The doors of love opened again for Johnny Depp in 1994 when he met Kate Moss, who was 10 years his junior, at a New York bistro. The couple separated in 1998.
Paris witnessed the idyll of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis. The actor was filming the tape The Ninth Door (1999), by director Roman Polanski, in the so-called City of Love, where the crush between the actors took place. They have two children together: Lily-Rose Melody and John Christopher. Although there were wedding plans, they never reached the altar and after 14 years of relationship they announced their separation on good terms
The Pirates of the Caribbean actor and Amber Heard confirmed their relationship in 2013, although they had already worked together years ago in Diary of a Seducer (2009). In February 2015, they sealed their commitment in an intimate ceremony held on a Caribbean island. Fifteen months into their union, Heard filed for divorce and a restraining order against Depp. After a millionaire agreement, the couple signed the divorce at the beginning of 2017.