Amber Heard Says She Didn't Release That Incriminating Video of Johnny Depp, Calls for Privacy

"I underestimated the toll that this difficult few months have taken on me."

Amber Heard red carpet
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Following accusations of domestic violence (opens in new tab) during their short marriage, a video has been released allegedly showing Johnny Depp engaging in an argument with his wife, Amber Heard. The video—which appears to depict Depp kicking cupboards as Heard secretly films him—was released by TMZ (opens in new tab), but was not leaked by Heard or her legal team. At least, that's what she's claiming in a lengthy appeal for privacy—something her relationship has often lacked, as you can see from the below photo.

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp red carpet

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Heard's statement (opens in new tab) on the matter follows:

Heard and Depp's domestic violence hearing is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, August 17. E! reports (opens in new tab) that both sides are preparing for the case to go to trial.

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Mehera Bonner
Mehera Bonner

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.