Amber Heard’s rep slams British GQ & Johnny Depp for that awful interview

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Yesterday, I covered Johnny Depp’s British GQ cover profile. It left me disgusted and unsettled. The writer/interviewer was clearly a Depp fan-boy, and the editors at the magazine truly allowed that exhaustive mess go through, even though there were huge chunks (pages, really) of dumb sh-t from Depp, where he’s just endlessly rambling and pontificating about his own super-brave choices in building the Jack Sparrow character, because I guess the time machine worked and we’re in 2003. The most problematic parts of the profile were the parts where Depp is given free rein to slander his ex-wife Amber Heard and accuse her of lying about how he abused her. He questions Amber’s motives, he second-guesses everything about her reactions to how he abused her, and he sounds like a bitter liar and an incoherent gaslighter. I’m still appalled that British GQ greenlighted that whole thing. As it turns out, Amber Heard is also appalled.

A rep for Amber Heard is fighting back after her ex, Johnny Depp, denied physically abusing Heard in a new British GQ interview.

A statement from the actress’ attorney in response to the Depp piece claimed: “It is outrageous that GQ never spoke to any of the multiple witnesses to Mr. Depp’s physical abuse of Ms. Heard prior to publishing its article. If GQ had done even a basic investigation into Mr. Depp’s claims, it would have quickly realized that his statements are entirely untrue. Mr. Depp has blatantly disregarded the parties’ confidentiality agreement and yet has refused to allow Ms. Heard to respond to his baseless allegations, despite repeated requests that she be allowed to do so.”

The statement added, “Mr. Depp is shamefully continuing his psychological abuse of Ms. Heard, who has attempted to put a very painful part of her life firmly in her past. One need only look at the physical evidence to draw the proper conclusion.”

[From Page Six]

I’ve been wondering about their confidentiality agreement for some time, because if their agreement applied to both of them – and how would it not? – then Depp has been in breach for months. Depp repeatedly lied about the abuse in his Rolling Stone interview and some other public statements, but this British GQ piece was the most blatant he’s been since the divorce. What are the penalties he could face for breaching confidentiality? How many times does he have to denigrate, malign and publicly gaslight Amber to be penalized for it?

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  1. Denicah says:

    Who is worse, Depp, Pitt, Affleck or Cruise?

    • karen says:

      why does any need to be better or worse? they can all be awful selfish human beings. don’t abuse people, participate in slavery, or step outside your marriage agreements. not super hard lines, in my opinion.

      • Zee says:

        I wouldn’t put Affleck in that group tho. Cheating on your wife is horrible but it’s a far cry from physically abusing someone or enslaving people.

    • Millenial says:

      Ick. What a group. But I don’t think I’d put Affleck with the other three. He’s an alcoholic, sure, and likely a serial cheater, but he never beat any of his kids or his wife (Pitt, Depp), and he didn’t permanently alienate his children from his wife (Cruise). So.

      • Clare says:

        Agree that Affleck doesn’t belong on that list. He is smug af and cheated on his wife, but there has never been any indication of him being abusive.

        The rest are turds, but I do think Cruise is the worst, based simply on the sheer scale of his abuse as part of the cult.

      • Sutcliffe says:

        He has doubtless been terrifying and abusive while drunk. My dad never hit any of us, but 3/4 of his kids are basically agoraphobes. I will ABSOLUTELY include AssLick in this group of disgusting human beings.

    • Veronica S. says:

      Affleck’s never abused anybody to my knowledge, so I’d put him at the bottom. (Albeit, cheating and addiction could be argued otherwise.) Cruise is somewhere in the middle since he basically abandoned his children. Depp and Pitt are really vying for that first place, though.

      • Raven says:

        Cruise has slave laber and has sent people and family members kids and adults to be tortured by Scientologist strang arms for not doing what he says.

        Ben sexually assaulted two women.

      • SMDRN66 says:

        Abuse doesn’t have to be physical to leave long lasting emotional scars. A chronic drunk doesn’t have to hit his family to be an abuser.

    • Miffy says:

      Ben Affleck is somewhere feverishly taking screenshots of this thread and putting them in the folder labelled ‘Batfleck Wins’

    • Pineapple says:

      Oh Denicah, I LOVE this question. Who among us gossip followers would have predicted this decades ago???? Aging narcissists … it ain’t pretty.

  2. Eleonor says:

    He is not sober obviously he broke the agreement.

  3. Harryg says:

    Amazing how awful he is.

  4. Jennifer says:

    Good for Amber! I love this assertive statement. Compared to the world salad “denial” from Depp’s interview, it’s easy to see who has the facts and truth in their corner (helpful hint for any misogynists reading: it’s Amber.) I’m also so glad it was pointed out that the GQ interview was continued psychological abuse. Calling a spade a spade!

  5. Max says:

    His lawyer also gave a response to Amber’s response that next month Depp is going to prove in court that she lied and that he was the victim by providing evidence showcasing his injuries etc. This is far from over and things might change.

    • Lady D says:

      Johnny needs to be careful what he wishes for. We might find out far more about him than he ever dreamed or wanted out there. The pos also needs to remember during his rambling drunk or drugged speech that he has 2 young(ish) children capable of reading about daddy.

      • Clare says:

        TBH I think he knows the people who defend him will defend him no matter what else comes out. I’d guess his goal is to win over some of the fans/supporters he has lost. You know there are plenty just waiting for an excuse to defend a rich white man. You and I are no longer his audience – he’s not worried about what we think.

        The added bonus ofcourse is a chance to further humiliate his ex.

      • Treelover says:

        To me it seems like Johnny is angry he being sued left and right, he’s going celebrity broke, other people are suing him for assault. He is no longer the great Johnny Depp that everyone loves. Johnny blaming Amber for his life being in the sh*ter rigit now so like the classic abuser that he is he wants to destroy her in and way that he can.

        Johnny says he has evidence showcasing his injuries. His oun now ex-managers have said last year that Johnny did abuse Amber.

    • Case says:

      What does he thinking showing his injuries will prove? If she was trying to fight back, she might’ve injured him. How does that change anything?

      • otaku fairy... says:

        Exactly. That will probably be lost on some of his supporters, though. She’s already been policed by some for how she has reacted to the abuse (and her exposing of the abuse).

    • Raven says:

      Why did he wait two years to bring forth this so called “evidence” and not doing it during the trial.

      • Miffy says:

        Oh hey now. Not sympathising with Depp, he’s a turd and those claims are nonsense, but the ‘why is someone only claiming abuse now?’ argument should never be used. His claims are ludicrous and flat out lies but the ‘why only now?’ argument needs to be shot and put out of its misery.

    • detritus says:

      I didn’t know Doug Stanhope commented on CB 🤔

  6. Erinn says:

    God he’s a piece of crap. He’s a manipulative, drunken, abusive mess of a human, and I sincerely wish people would stop hiring this garbage zombie.

  7. Case says:

    He disgusts me. The fact that I used to love him before all this happened makes my absolute hatred of him 10x stronger. It horrifies me to no end that he continues to get hired and make millions of dollars.

    I know Amber is sometimes questionable, but I overall do like her. She uses her platform to be politically and socially active, has made it her mission to stand up for people who have been abused and assaulted, seems nice to her fans, and has handled herself with so much more composure than I ever could through this whole ordeal. She’s clearly a strong person. I admire her so much and will gladly support her films. I remember her being asked about the #MeToo movement, and while she was gracious about it, she said something like “I’m glad we’re now FINALLY starting to believe victims.” It’s awful that her peers primarily chose Johnny over her.

  8. You say gaslighting? Are we just becoming a world of narcissists? It must stop. We don’t need Johnny Depp for anything. Why are we still talking about him?

  9. Samantha says:

    I can’t believe that I used to find him “smart and interesting”. It’s impossible to read even a single paragraph of his interview. He sounds like a delusional megalomaniac who can’t wrap his head around the fact that he’s not the star he was back in 2003.
    He has had a long history of violence and glorifying violence way before Amber. It’s astounding to me that people still defend this horrible person. Amber may be unlikeable, but it takes some serious mental gymnastics and misogyny to believe Depp over her at this point.

  10. Lala11_7 says:

    Me…if I were Amber’s Lawyer…


    “Thank you.”

  11. BrutalEthyl says:

    That look needs to go away. It’s like he bought his clothes at a Goodwill on the bad side of town, and picked up his jewelry at a pawn shop clearance sale. And we mustn’t forget – teeth compliments of meth!

    Go away Johnny. You’re gross.

  12. Dee Kay says:

    Yes to all the comments in this thread. Depp has/had talent. So what? LOTS of talented performers never even once abuse, harass, or assault *anybody.* Not every “genius” is a raging alcoholic/drug addict who never takes responsibility for their actions and gaslights and slanders people they’ve hurt. Depp can go. There are never-discovered stage actors his age who would slay in all of his roles. We still have lions of his generation: Firth, Craig, Grant, Law, Elba. Heck, Jude Law could have played every single Depp role at any age at least as well. That any decent mag would print Depp’s misogynistic diatribe and that any studio would hire him is maddening.

  13. Boodiba says:

    I’d love to have that floppy cap he’s wearing. That’s all I got.

    • Lala11_7 says:

      Me and my BFF…FELL ALL THE WAY OUT YEARS AGO…when she LOST my purple velvet hat floppy hat that I got from “Boy of London”….and I DO MEAN…WE FELL OUT!!!!

      Thirty years later…I’m STILL SALTY AF ABOUT IT!

  14. Darla says:

    I’m rooting for Amber. I hope she does well with Aquaman. I can’t stand to go to d listed because of the things they say about her there. it’s almost as bad as when they talk about aj, but not quite. That’s why I only come here. The misogyny everywhere else is frankly unbearable at this point.

    • otaku fairy... says:

      Yes, girl. I’d recommend sparing yourself from the misogyny in that place- these past two weeks have already been filled with enough toxicity and patriarchy anyway. The writers, moderators, and most regulars over there only give a damn about inequality and dehumanization as those things affect MEN- except for when it gives them another chance to vilify women they don’t like, then they’ll suddenly give a shit about mistreatment of women for a minute. They’re mostly a bunch of Damonsplaining, gaslighting bros and complicit, Desensitized Good Girls.

  15. Really says:

    He is disgusting, QG should be ashamed of this article almost an adversting for domestic violence ( it wasn’t domestic violence it was an accident, he was having a bad day) it is irresponsible.
    Kudos and all best wishes to amber heard that is a strong woman and is raising her voice to important issues.

  16. Ruyana says:

    I know I am in a tiny minority here, but I really do not like Amber Heard. I don’t feel that she’s a poor little victim given her own charge of assault toward another woman. I’m not saying this to defend Depp – I don’t know what his situation is, but she is has milked her situation with him far beyond the “Use By” date.

    • Raven says:

      Lol You are say your not defend him yet you are. You said you don’t know his situation, but you know what hers is.?

      Where he’s at it is, that he’s being sued for assaulting a locations manager, he’s being sued by his ex manager he’s being sued by 2 ex bodyguards and so on.

      I guess the only reason why a abuse victim talks publicly about what happened to them is to milk the situation right? I guess an abuse victim is supposes to sit back and let their abuser trash them and not stick up for themselves.

    • Treelover says:


      You are so unbelievably transparent with this comment. How did she “milk” the situation when she hasn’t talked about it in two years? The only time she has said anything was to defend herself. Yet Johnny has been bring it up for the last two years.

    • detritus says:

      Ruyana, can you tell me how Johnny giving a long form interview for pages, name dropping her all the way, ignoring their legal agreement, and facing huge popularity decline, how is that her milking the situation?

      You can 100% not like Amber, but this narrative that her coming forward about her abuse is ‘milking it’ is pretty disgusting.

      When you talk like that, how can you ever expect your children or friends to tell you about their assault? Newsflash, you can’t and they won’t because you to contribute to the silencing narrative that surrounds rape and DV culture. You picked the abusers side.

  17. bears says:

    What a sad old bag of shit. I know he’s been hopped up on some Hunter S. Thompson vibes since he had the misfortune to encounter him but at this point, even Hunter would say hey man, you need to take more than a few steps back. This misguided Peter Pan schtick is way past stale. When you’ve reached the point where your adult children are embarrassed for you, it’s time to sober up or say goodbye to football season.