Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are battling it out in the court. Their current battle revolves around who among the two defamed who. They are planning to end it once and for all and the list of witness contains several A-listers from Hollywood.
All of the listed witnesses will have to take the stand. The trial is scheduled to kick off next month in Virginia, almost all the legal documents are reportedly filed for witness and exhibits.
TMZ reports names like Elon Musk, James Franco, Paul Bettany, and many others are in the witness list. All these mentioned celebrities are going to be dragged into court and forced to testify.
The reason why the Tesla CEO, Elon Musk is in the list is because Depp alleged Amber had affair with him during their marriage, Not only that but Franco is also alleged of the same. It is said that both of these witnesses will testify with video link so there will be no need of them to be in the court house physically.
The representatives for mega-corporations such as Disney, Warner Bros, WME the ACLU and even the LAPD are on Amber’s witness list as they are to provide records that will make her case stand solid.
For Depp, Paul Bettany will be testifying on his behalf. More between Amber and her “Aquaman” costar Jason Momoa, director James Wan, director Zack Snyder and CAA chief Bryan Lourd will be addressed in the court.
Additionally the emails between Depp and J.K. Rowling and Jack White are also mentioned to be acknowledged in the court hearing. As you may know both the exes are suing each other for defamation.
It appears the Judge wants to hear claims of the former couple in one ago to conclude the case as soon as possible, hence why so many witnesses/submitted evidence.
The trial proceedings are scheduled for April 11.