Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has lastly damaged his silence on the contentious Amber Heard vs Johnny Depp defamation trial.
The authorized staff of each celebrities introduced their closing arguments. On the twenty seventh of May Friday, the libel case between the previous spouses formally entered the jury deliberation.
Shortly after, the billionaire took to his Twitter account to touch upon the high-profile lawsuit.
Here is every little thing you could know.
Elon Musk feedback concerning the Amber Heard vs Johnny Depp defamation trial
Elon Musk’s identify has been talked about a number of occasions by each Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s legal professionals over time.
Regardless, he by no means spoke publicly about his affiliation with the case earlier than.
Scientist and podcaster Lex Fridman requested the billionaire about his takeaways from the trial in a tweet.
I hope they each transfer on. At their greatest, they’re every unimaginable.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 28, 2022
Surprisingly Musk replied with a message that learn, ‘I hope they both move on. At their best, they are each incredible’.
The 50-year-old billionaire was initially listed as one of many witnesses for Heard within the case. However, he didn’t seem on the Virginia courthouse to testify in assist of her.
Information on why the Tesla CEO didn’t take a stand was not publicly revealed.
Elon Musk affiliation with Amber Heard
Elon Musk and Amber Heard first met on the set of Robert Rodriguez’s 2013 movie, Machete Kills. They had been then noticed in 2016, shortly after Heard finalized her divorce with Johnny Depp. Musk additionally filed for a divorce together with his then-wife and actress Talulah Riley across the similar time.
Depp claimed that Heard had an extramarital relationship with Musk whereas she was nonetheless married to the Pirates of the Caribbean star. He made these statements when the previous couple was coping with their divorce settlements again in 2020.
Heard’s knowledgeable witness and psychologist Dr. Dawn Hughes claimed that Musk and the Aquaman actress began their temporary relationship after the 2016 Met Ball gala.
Dr. Hughes additionally talked about that whereas speaking about her relationship with Musk, Heard advised, ‘I was heartbroken. My soul was dead. Felt nothing then.’
During the $100 million defamation libel case, messages despatched by Depp had been learn within the courtroom. The textual content trade was together with his former expertise agent Christian Carino about Musk and Heard’s alleged relationship.
The 56-year-old reportedly texted, ‘I’ll present him issues he’s by no means seen earlier than.’
Moreover, a CCTV clip of Heard being embraced by Musk in an elevator, supposedly on their approach as much as the penthouse the actress shared with Depp, was introduced to the jury.
Johnny Depp unveiled a 2016 video to the jury exhibiting Amber Heard and Elon Musk in an elevator.
— Julien 🎮 (@MajorDcps) April 25, 2022