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Amber Heard's Lawyer Denies Claim She's Blackmailing Johnny Depp

Amber Heard's Lawyer Denies Claim She's Blackmailing Johnny Depp

Amber Heard‘s lawyer is speaking out to deny the allegations that she is blackmailing her estranged husband Johnny Depp.

Doug Stanhope, a comedian who is one of Johnny‘s friends, wrote a guest column for TheWrap in which he claims that Amber was planning on leaving the actor and threatened “to lie about him publicly in any and every possible duplicitous way if he didn’t agree to her terms.”

Amber‘s lawyer Peter Sample says the “allegations against Ms. Heard are absolutely and unequivocally false.” The claim that she is blackmailing Johnny “has no basis in reality and is nothing but the typical celebrity muckraking for profit.”

The lawyer also told TheWrap that the claims against Amber are defamatory and “outrageous.”

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  • Lili

    Of course she’s not going to admit that, but in the proccedings it will show. The girl wants MONNEY for her lifestyle whatever that means.

  • Shell

    Time will tell if it’s true or not. Either way he is screwed. If he did abuse her then he deserves all he gets. On the other hand, lots of people told him not to get involved with her as all she cares about is being famous and doing anything to achieve it and if she is doing this just to get money, he brought it on himself.

  • VanityInsecurity

    no one deserves to be falsely accused of being an abuser, no matter how many times he was warned not to get involved her.

  • lucy

    I saw where Amber never told the police anything about a “phone”, only that she and “her husband” had had a “fight”. She never mentioned anything about Johnny laying a finger on her, and the police said there were NO signs of bruising on her face.

    Heard never filed a police report about the alleged abuse. I have a feeling
    her lawyer told her if she did, and she was lying, she would be arrested.
    JMHO

  • 777

    If she’s lying he does not deserve it.

  • Dorothyfromoz

    Good point Lucy, its one thing to file a restraining order but its quite another to report it to the police. If its not true then the accuser gets slammed with filing a false report. BTW anyone can file a restraining order and pretty much get it. All you have to do if say you feel threatened by the stated person. Since they didn’t have a pre-nup its pretty standard what the courts say she is entitled to. Its obvious she is hoping to get “hush” money, the problem is I don’t think she has a case. I hope Johnny files a slander lawsuit against her for defamation of character. I wonder if it has even dawned on her that her acting career is pretty much over now. If she would have just filed and not tried to pull the abused spouse card then she may have faired well in Hollywood. Now however the whole world will see her as a liar. These two have been photographed more times than the President and the PDA never stopped. Does she really think the media would not have caught wind of abuse if it was going on? They caught everything else on film so why not the abuse she is claiming. I don’t recall the media even ever reporting a fight between the two? Perhaps someone else who is a big Depp fan would know that.

  • j b

    She is 100% blackmailing him and her allegations against him couldn’t be more fake!

  • cutitout

    Where do yo guys get your info? Were any of you there? Bruises don’t show up right away. However, there was a picture posted of her at a party the next day and her eye was suspiciously covered by hair….wonder why??? Also, where have ya’ll been. Its not uncommon for women in abusive situations to lie to the police to protect abusers and it often takes a while and convincing for them to leave and come forward. judging from all the unfounded vitriol pouring forth, its no surprise she was hesitant, look what happens when a famous sex symbol gets accused of abuse….

    Johnny has already been arrested for DESTROYING a hotel room before, he definitely has the ability to do exactly what she is claiming. He obviously has a temper, and a propensity to throw things, it’s hardly a stretch that he could have hit the girl in the face with a cell phone, intentionally or not. She has witnesses and audio/video proof supposedly as well. This is not he said she said, they live in a condo with neighbors. There is probably corroborating security camera evidence as well to back up her timeline…

  • Kate

    That’s harsh. He fell in love with her. Who hasn’t made dumb decisions when in love? He does not deserve this crap. Yes he has obviously a drinking problem but she is driving him to it. He is self destructing. He obviously hasn’t been happy in a while and now we know why. This gold digger has been threatening to ruin his life with her lies if he does not give into her demands.

  • Kate

    You are bringing up an arrest that happened 30 some years ago. He was young and wild. Yes he trashed a hotel room and got arrested for destroying property and fined for it but he was never accused of abuse. He has never hit anyone he was involved with. His first wife as well as Vanessa have come forward to say as much. Now a good friend is letting us know what a monster this woman really is. Johnny Depp may be a drinker but he is not someone who hits women. He is a gentle soul and a sweet guy. HIs only mistake was to fall in love with this pyhrana who is now attempting to destroy his life with her slanderous allegations. I sure hope the truth comes out when she has to testify under oath but either way she has smeared his name for good. I hate women like her. She makes it hard for those who are really abused. She was creating videos as evidence because she was building her case against him just in case he did not give her what she demanded. Letting a neighbor get a key, texting her to come over after she provoked him into a fight, being on the phone with her lesbian friend/lover to push his buttons and trigger another violent outburst. For all we know she is the one who has been drugging him. We have never seen Johnny so bloated and out of control. This woman has been toxic.

  • Kate

    You are bringing up an arrest that happened 30 some years ago. He was young and wild. Yes he trashed a hotel room and got arrested for destroying property and fined for it but he was never accused of abuse. He has never hit anyone he was involved with. His first wife as well as Vanessa have come forward to say as much. Now a good friend is letting us know what a monster this woman really is. Johnny Depp may be a drinker but he is not someone who hits women. He is a gentle soul and a sweet guy. HIs only mistake was to fall in love with this pyhrana who is now attempting to destroy his life with her slanderous allegations. I sure hope the truth comes out when she has to testify under oath but either way she has smeared his name for good. I hate women like her. She makes it hard for those who are really abused. She was creating videos as evidence because she was building her case against him just in case he did not give her what she demanded. Letting a neighbor get a key, texting her to come over after she provoked him into a fight, being on the phone with her lesbian friend/lover to push his buttons and trigger another violent outburst. For all we know she is the one who has been drugging him. We have never seen Johnny so bloated and out of control. This woman has been toxic.

  • Kate

    I hope he does file for slander as well. These allegations are going to affect his career. They already have. His new movie bombed at the box office this weekend. Granted partially due to the poor critic reviews but not because of Johnny’s acting but for the guy who directed the movie but still. I am sure the abuse charges must have affected thousands of potential moviegoers. If anything she is the one who was treating him like crap from what his family as well as people on the Disney set have been saying and now Doug is confirming it that she treated him bad. Everyone saw what a bitch she was except for him. Johnny is a smart guy but love made him blind unfortunately.

  • cutitout

    you just wanna screw johnny Depp. Its really sad. where are your facts? where are Johnny’s???? where do you get your info? this would be the sloppiest blackmail set up ever according to you. The whole point of blackmail is to avoid the system altogether. Amber has drawn a line in the sand and we will see what she has to back it up…Meanwhile, stop reaching and go spoon your jack Sparrow body pillow.

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  • Lili

    Sean Penn is a well known abuser as well as Mel Gibson they have a track of hitting on women. He doesnt. They still have careers. Lets hope the truth comes out and his name gets clean and she can go back playing bunnys and hookers in indies movies.

  • Rian Booth

    Well if she were blackmailing him why has he not gone to the police? Blackmail is a crime. Yeah because she isn’t.

  • Jenny Guyguy

    I don’t understand how someone who’s been abuse by her soon to be ex husband will go after his money… why she even want to deal with this… if he is such a horrible just leave ! Why does she want spousal support from someone who alledgly beat her…?! it sound like BS to me !

  • SS

    Ha ha yeah, I would definitely trust a guy whose girlfriend’s name is Bingo *pffft*

  • http://rememberingthedesireisprivate.blogspot.com/ GerrysForeverWoman

    This is not spam. This is not spam.
    Methinks the muckraking for profit is what Amber’s doing.
    This
    reveal does nothing but affirm my visual predictions that lead up to
    this. There are plenty more fish where she came from. And control is
    never love, but then neither is abuse (by either) no matter what kind of
    abuse it is, neglect, withholding, threats, all of that isn’t what love
    is just anger from rejection. Just pay her off and let her go. He might
    feel foolish but he needs to remember the brighter start of it all and
    go find a good therapist and heal. It’ll blow over. Time won’t let you
    forget, but it will allow enough distance to where things improve. Once
    he gets to a point where he can look at her and feel nothing, he’s
    there. In the meantime don’t be anywhere near her, the news, anything
    that reminds him of her. Let her have the house, dogs, cars, jewelry,
    furniture, whatever. He’s enough money, talent, and support to move the
    hell on. Make a CD, journal thoughts, film a short story.

  • MyName

    She’ll now be trying to sue Doug Stanhope and claim he abused her. This fake bruise will probably be on the other side for one day.

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