From a crush on the set to an endless trial. This is how Johnny Depp fell in love with Amber Heard

It has been 11 years since they met and four since the actress wrote the article in the ‘Washington Post’ about her experience as a victim of domestic abuse, and for which the actor has sued her.


The trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard continues. The sentimental relationship between the two actors ended in 2016 with the divorce petition filed by the actress, who accused the actor of having beaten her and a restraining order was granted. Years later the protagonist of Pirates of the Caribbean has sued his ex-partner for defamation after the content of the article he wrote in 2018 in the Washington Postfor 50 million dollars. But how the story began of love between both performers now turned into a nightmare?

In each session of the trial between the actors, which is being televised, very critical domestic situations are being revealed, however, it was not always like that. Depp and Heard met in 2011 during the filming of the film the rum diariesDirected by Bruce Robinson. In the film, Depp brings to life Paul Kemp, a New Yorker who retires to a paradise island in Puerto Rico, where he meets Chenault (Heard), a young married woman with a questionable real estate business man, and with whom she falls madly in love.

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As on many other occasions in Hollywood, fiction pierced reality and Depp fell in love with Heard as quickly as his character with her. According to the actor’s words, their relationship was “too good to be true”. The actress “was attentive, caring, intelligent, funny, understanding. We had many things in common, certainly blues music, literature.” But all those compliments towards her sentimental partner were forgotten when everything began to get complicated in her relationship and the other side of Heard was discovered, according to Depp.

From the beginning of our relationship for a good year and a half, she was wonderful and then things started to change or things started to be discovered, rather

The actor has revealed the specific moment on the set of the film when he realized he was feeling something deeper for Heard than just affection as a co-star. fue during a scene where they kissed in the rum diaries in which the actor acknowledges that I felt something I shouldn’t feel“.

Although it seems impossible now, at the beginning of their relationship both actors were very close. In this revelation of the details about the beginning of their love story, Depp also revealed the intimate nicknames they used to call each other. The he called her Slim and she called him Steve, in reference to Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart’s characters in the film to have and not to have (1945). The day after the trial in which Depp revealed this detail, Heard attended with a hairstyle very similar to the one that the actress Bacall used in the film.

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