Amber Heard accused Johnny Depp of trying to thwart her career.
The 36-year-old actress said this on the second day of her testimony in their trial in Fairfax, Virginia, on Thursday (05.05.22), when Hurd accused her ex-husband of trying to dictate what roles she would play. to take.
Recalling one particular case, she told the court: “I read the script and thought this character was endowed with sexual powers, and by the time I got Johnny’s feedback on it, I was convinced that I was actually just being used. I just used.
“It was clear that was all I could offer, and I was too stupid to see it.”
The Hollywood star claimed that the 58-year-old Depp wanted her to quit filming altogether.
Hurd also felt pressured to justify his career choice before Depp.
She explained: “It was hard for me to work, to justify my work. Every audition, every meeting, every script I got, was a negotiation or a fight. open relationships. ‘
“I thought it would be minimized if I could make him feel safer.”
Hurd and Depp met while making the film The Frame Diary.
Moreover, the actress explained that she always wanted to work and develop her career.
She shared: “I’ve always been really independent and I never imagined I wouldn’t work. I worked from the earliest time I can imagine. I come from parents who worked until they literally couldn’t anymore.
“I never imagined that I would have to explain my work or justify my work. But I did. “
Hurd claims she was forced to “bargain” with her ex-husband – who is suing her for a 2018 article in which she claimed to have experienced domestic violence – about her career decisions.
She said, “He would say,‘ You don’t have to work, kid. Let me take care of you. My wife doesn’t have to work. ” It sounds really cute and really romantic, but it was a real brawl. ”