Johnny Depp’s efforts to summon Elon Musk for a defamation trial against Amber Heard were reported to have stumbled, as his security team was difficult to pass.
Pirates of the Caribbean Star Depp and his ex-wife Heard will once again face off in court on Monday when a multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit begins in Fairfax County, Virginia.
The former couple’s acrimonious divorce is in the limelight this time, when Depp sued Heard, alleging that he defamed her when she said she was the victim of domestic violence.
While entrepreneur Musk, who was romantically linked to Heard, is on the list of witnesses called to testify, New York Post It has been told that reaching the billionaire Mughal proved to be a very laborious task.
This was in stark contrast to a recent interview given by Grimes, Musk’s ex, who told Vanity Fair That he and the businessman lived in a “very unsafe $40,000 house” in Los Angeles because he didn’t want to live a billionaire lifestyle.
Grimes, born Claire Ellis Boucher, told Musk’s publication: “Brothers don’t live like a billionaire. Brothers live below the poverty line at times. Up to the point where I was, aren’t we in a very insecure $40,000 house? Where can the neighbors, like, film us, and there’s no security, and I’ve been eating peanut butter for eight days in a row?”
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Musk, Joe Forbes Reports put the net worth at more than $274 billion after it was announced in 2021 that he would have “no homes” before he sold many of the homes he owned in California.
he tweeted In June 2021: “My primary home is literally a ~$50k house in Boca Chica/Starbase [Texas] That I rent from SpaceX. It’s great though.”
days later, he has written On stage, in which he recently bought a 9 percent stake: “I decided to sell my last remaining house. Just need to move to a bigger family that will live there. It’s a special place.”
newsweek Representatives for Musk, Depp and Heard have been contacted for comment.
While Musk is on the witnesses list in Depp’s latest court appearance with Heard, he’s by no means the only celebrity, with screen stars James Franco, Paul Bettany and Ellen Barkin also being called.
Representatives from film studios Disney and Warner Bros. will also be expected to take a stand. according to New York PostSome witnesses have already testified and therefore will not appear in court.
Depp has filed a $50 million lawsuit against Heard, alleging that he defamed her in an op-ed. Washington Post in December 2018 aquaman The star said in the piece that she had been a victim of domestic violence.
While Heard did not name Depp directly, the actor said it was clear that he was mentioned in the article. Testing is taking place in Virginia because of its proximity. PostHeadquarter of
Depp and Heard began dating after meeting on the set of their 2011 film the Rum DiaryGoing to exchange marriages in 2015. Heard filed for divorce the following year, officially dissolved in January 2017.
Actress Heard accused Depp of domestic abuse during divorce proceedings in Los Angeles in 2016.
Depp famously lost 2020 defamation case against British tabloids sunwho dubbed the actor a “wife-beater” in reference to Heard’s allegations.
As the trial concluded, the overseeing judge found that the UK publication’s claim that the actor was abusive to Heard was “fairly accurate.”
Amid court battle results, Depp was “asked to resign” Fantastic Beasts 3, in which he was set to reprise his role as Gellert Grindelwald. He was later replaced by Mads Mikkelsen.