According to information gathered by The Blast, Penelope Cruz made a statement to support Johnny Depp in his defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard.
In the trial opposing Johnny Depp to his ex-wife Amber heard, who accuses him of domestic violence, every testimony counts. On March 12, 2020, the US site The Blast reported that Johnny Depp’s ex-girlfriend Winona Ryder testified on his behalf in a statement. She claimed that the actor, now 56, never had a violent gesture towards her during the four years that their relationship lasted (from 1989 to 1993). This Saturday March 14, The Blast revealed that Penelope Cruz also made a statement in support of Johnny Depp.
The site has obtained the 45-year-old actress’s written statement that she has known the star of “The Tourist” for years, and that she considers him a very nice person. Penelope Cruz even described herself as a big fan of Johnny Depp had she never meet him in person: “I met Johnny when I was 19, wrote the pretty brunette in her statement. I was in Madrid, and Pedro Almodovar introduced me to him. At the time, the only sentences I could say in English were “How are you doing” and “I want to work with Johnny Depp” “.
The beautiful Spanish girl’s wish was granted in 2001, the year in which they shot the film “Blow” together. They have since met several times on screen, notably in 2011 for “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Fountain of Youth”: “Many years have passed and not only have I made three films with him, but I count him also among my closest friends. I have always been impressed by his kindness, his brilliant spirit, his talent and his very particular sense of humor. ” For the Oscar-winning actress, there is no doubt that Johnny Depp has always been considerate with those around him. “I’ve seen Johnny in so many different situations, and he’s always been lovely to the people around him. He is one of the most generous people I know, “she continued.
The actor supported her during her first pregnancy
In her statement, Penelope Cruz revealed that the ex-companion of Vanessa Paradis had been by her side to support her while she was pregnant with her son Leonardo (dit Leo), born in 2011 from her marriage to the actor Spanish Javier Bardem. “For six months during my first pregnancy, I spent every day with Johnny, while we were shooting” Pirates of the Caribbean “together. My husband and I will never forget his softness, his protection, and the kindness with which he treated me at each stage of this process “confided the actress, today mother of Leo and little Luna, born in 2013. Penelope Cruz ended her statement by writing that she and her family “adored her with all their hearts, and that (she) felt very fortunate to have someone so special in their lives”.
A few weeks ago, the media revealed that Amber Heard’s former personal assistant decided to testify against her in the trial, in order to denounce the verbal and psychological abuses of which she was the victim on the part of her employer. Kate James had worked with the 33-year-old actress between 2012 and 2015, and had never witnessed any violence between the two ex-spouses. “During these three years of collaboration, I went to her house almost every day, weekends included. I didn’t advertise myself when I came to drop off or pick up things, so I often went there without being told. I have never seen the signs of an altercation or the consequences of a disorderly argument as she described it in her statements, “she added in audio recordings obtained by The Blast.