Amber Heard on Tape Admits ‘Hitting’ Johnny Depp

Audio recording reveals Heard threw “pots and pans” at Depp, physically and verbally attacked him.

QUICK FACTS:
  • Actress Amber Heard could be heard admitting to hitting actor and then-husband Johnny Depp on a recording played in court on Wednesday.
  • On the tape, Heard and Depp are arguing about the physical altercation when she admits she physically struck Depp with her hand but also that she didn’t “punch” him.
  • Heard also told Depp to “grow up,” calling him a “baby.”
  • Depp says to Heard in the recording, “You punched me…!” to which Heard replies, “I’m sorry I didn’t hit you across the face in a proper slap.”
  • “But I was hitting you,” she says in the recording. “It was not punching you.”
  • “I did start a physical fight with you,” heard says later on in the recording.

WARNING: Graphic language.

WHAT ELSE HEARD SAID IN THE RECORDING:

“I hit you like this but I did not punch you,” said Heard in the audio recording. “I [expletive] was hitting you. I don’t know what the motion of my actual hand was but you’re fine. I did not hurt you. I did not punch you. I was hitting you.”

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