Amid a turbulent history with ex-wife Amber Heard, Johnny Depp’s life has been marked by controversy. Following allegations of abuse, their public court battle exposed personal matters to the world.
Meeting during the filming of “The Rum Diary” in 2011, Depp and Heard’s relationship began after his split from Vanessa Paradis. They got engaged in 2014 and married a year later.
Just months into marriage, a heated argument led to Depp injuring his hand through destructive behavior, and Heard filed for divorce, citing “irreconcilable differences.”
Heard’s op-ed about domestic abuse impacted Depp’s career, causing directors to shy away from him. Even his iconic role as Captain Jack Sparrow was lost in 2018.
Depp countered by suing Heard for defamation, detailing alleged abuse. He won the case after a costly legal battle. Depp’s return to the big screen was celebrated at Cannes 2023, but a recent Instagram post revealed a fractured ankle, disappointing fans awaiting his performances.
Despite setbacks, fans support Depp’s recovery after the challenges he has faced.