Kate Moss is due to testify in Johnny Depp and Amber HeardA defamation lawsuit is underway. A source close to Depp, 58, confirmed to PEOPLE that the supermodel, 48, will appear in court via video chat on Wednesday in Fairfax, Virginia.
Depp’s ex-girlfriend, Moss, was mentioned earlier this month by Heard, 36, when addressing the alleged confrontation between Depp and Heard’s sister, Whitney Henriquez. According to the Aquaman 2 actress, Henriquez was “in fire… trying to get Johnny to stop”, which reminded her of a purported incident between Moss and Depp. “[Whitney’s] back up the stairs, and Johnny swings to her, “Heard to testify to EVERYONE.” I don’t hesitate, I don’t wait – I just think of Kate Moss and the stairs. “
“And I threw my arms around him,” Heard continued about the alleged March 2015 incident between her, Henriquez and Depp. However, when Heard revealed Moss’s name in her testimony, Depp’s attorneys were caught, likely because it gave them the option to call the model an impeachment witness to refute. supposed event. According to The New York Post, Heard first made the allegation at Moss Stairs during her testimony at Depp’s defamation trial in the United Kingdom in 2020.
Meanwhile, after four years of dating and believed to be engaged, Moss and Depp called for a divorce in 1997, but appeared briefly together at the Cannes Film Festival in May 1998. Depp currently is suing Heard for defamation, claiming that her 2018 advert for the Washington Post about a remnant of domestic abuse damaged his reputation and destroyed career opportunities. his, despite the fact that she did not identify him in the article. He said he had lost “nothing short of everything” claimed by Heard against him.