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Amber Heard Opens Up About Her Activism & What She's Learned From Survivors of Abuse

Amber Heard Opens Up About Her Activism & What She's Learned From Survivors of Abuse

Amber Heard is on the cover of Wonderland‘s Spring 2019 issue, due out in mid-February.

Here’s what the 32-year-old Aquaman star had to say…

On her activism and public engagement: “It’s one thing to observe a problem…it’s a whole other to do something about it. One is a fundamentally reactive posture, the other restores a power in you. Justice is not a zero sum game. It’s a win-win. So if you’re doing what’s right for others, you’re doing what’s right for yourself. That’s how I look at everything. Will I be on the right side of history?”

On gender and feminism, since fighting on uniform at school: “It seemed inherently unfair to be told I had to dress a certain way…why is it my burden what a boy might be distracted by? Why is it not incumbent on our young men to be taught to behave? I have been a feminist always, ever since I could make an opinion, because I’m a humanist.”

On what she’s learnt from her conversations with survivors of abuse in her activist work: “I’ve learned that surviving something doesn’t make you a victim. I’ve learned that in surviving one thing you realize how much you’ve survived so many other things. The implications of that elucidate how much community you have out there.”

For more from Amber, head to WonderlandShop.com.

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Credit: Emman Montalvan; Photos: Wonderland Magazine
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  • akemi

    hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
    amber talking about activism, feminism…in 2016, she admitted and averred to punching Depp in the face twice. In 2009, she was witnessed and consequentially arrested for beating her then partner, Tasya. she’s a #serialabuser just trying to rehab her image off the plight of real victims. vile cow.

  • Nina

    false activist! She is a liar and a racist! the true abuser! it disgust me that she still gets platform to talk about all this lies of her! Hollywood could just finish with this z-list “actress”!

  • Torii Wehling

    She is an untalented asshat! She abused johnnyjohnny and Tassa. She needs to go away, permanently

  • Jean two

    Hush up!

  • patrickdornoff

    can they find someone whose not a total fraud/hypcrite please

  • Cool Boots

    I do not like the way they did that photo shoot at all. Ugh..

  • Cool Boots

    I do not like the way they did that photo shoot at all. Ugh..

  • Shell

    If she was genuine about learning she should admit that she herself had done wrong and publicly put her hands up, something as far as I’m aware, I don’t think she has done.

    Add to that, someone needs to tell her that genuine activists go to the media every time they do something because that isn’t why they are doing it. There are far bigger stars who have done so much more…go to other countries to volunteer, donated, started charities etc without uttering a word yet all Amber has to do is talk to one person and her people feel the need to run to tell people how great she is.

  • Shell

    If she was genuine about learning she should admit that she herself had done wrong and publicly put her hands up, something as far as I’m aware, I don’t think she has done.

    Add to that, someone needs to tell her that genuine activists go to the media every time they do something because that isn’t why they are doing it. There are far bigger stars who have done so much more…go to other countries to volunteer, donated, started charities etc without uttering a word yet all Amber has to do is talk to one person and her people feel the need to run to tell people how great she is.

  • Shell

    At least one reporter should have the stones to ask her about it. She and all those who support her are hypocrites. She actually did what her fans are claiming Johnny did but while they think he should pay by having his career finished, not once have I heard any of them say she should be punished or chastised for her assaults on her girlfriend.

    The only reason she is wittering on and on is she knows the big roles are finished, and she’ll soon be back to the C list crap she was known for and this is the only way she thinks she will get some attention.

  • Shell

    At least one reporter should have the stones to ask her about it. She and all those who support her are hypocrites. She actually did what her fans are claiming Johnny did but while they think he should pay by having his career finished, not once have I heard any of them say she should be punished or chastised for her assaults on her girlfriend.

    The only reason she is wittering on and on is she knows the big roles are finished, and she’ll soon be back to the C list crap she was known for and this is the only way she thinks she will get some attention.

  • Go!

    Wow. The real abuser still walks this earth unharmed, while her victim is being bullied. Shame on you, Amber Heard, for all your lies and treachery, your manipulations and abuse! Tick-tock… 22nd February… you have become astonishingly silent, since Johnny and his lawyer implied you broke the NDA. Nervous, little London Fields bomb…?