Johnny Depp Planning TV Interview To Prove ‘He’s Not A Wife Beater’

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In the wake of domestic abuse allegations, Johnny Depp is reportedly planning to do a TV interview to prove he’s not a wife beater.

The 52-year-old actor has been given a restraining order banning him from going within 100 yards of estranged wife Amber Heard after she filed for divorce last week, reports The Mirror. 

Depp has strenuously denied the claims – insisting she’s just after his money – and he now wants to ‘set the record straight’ and prove he’s ‘not a monster’ by giving an in-depth interview as soon as he’s finished touring with his band, Hollywood Vampires.


A source told The Daily Star: 

He is shell-shocked over the events of the last week and is determined to tell his side of the story. His whole life has been turned upside down.

With a £200 million divorce fight looming, Depp’s lawyer Laura Wasser said in a statement: 

Amber is attempting to secure a premature financial resolution by alleging abuse.

She is a successful model and actress who earns her own income and is capable of supporting herself.


Police were called to investigate a report of violence at Heard’s home last weekend, but she is said to have refused to file a report and, at the time, did not allege any brutality.

But, according to TMZ, the 30-year-old now claims they argued and Depp threw a glass of wine at her, allegedly grabbing her by the shoulders, pushing her onto the bed and hitting her in the face with an iPhone.

Sources close to Depp – whose mother died last week – are refuting the reports of violence.

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Speaking exclusively to the Sunday Mirror as he recovered from knee surgery, Heard’s dad, David said: 

If she wasn’t okay, I wouldn’t be lying here in my hospital bed. I would be up there with her.

Let’s hope this manages to get resolved sooner rather then later…