‘Triggering’ Johnny Depp spotted ‘cowering’ in spat ex Amber claims led to ‘cavity search’ | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Johnny Depp, 58, was spotted “cowering” during an argument with ex-wife Amber Heard, 36, it has been claimed during the actor’s defamation trial. The incident occurred on the same trip in which Amber accused Johnny of performing a “cavity search” on her. 

Taking to the stand at Fairfax County Court on Tuesday, Morgan Night, former owner of Hicksville Trailer Palace discussed the couple’s stay at the trailer park in California in May 2013.

Johnny and Amber had rented out the hotel to throw a party. 

Amber previously testified that Johnny had “ripped my underwear” to perform a “cavity search, looking for drugs” during the visit.

It came after the actor reportedly became jealous that another woman had rested on the actress’ arm

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However, Morgan said that his perspective on the events was slightly different. 

He said that he did not see Johnny yelling that night, but Amber shouting instead, while Depp appearing to be “cowering”. 

The trailer park owner told the court: “He, honestly, throughout the rest of the night became a lot more quiet.

“The beginning of the night he was a lot more outgoing and extroverted.

“I observed there was a light sconce by the bathroom, in the bedroom had been broken off the wall and a couple pieces were on the floor,” he said.

When questioned by Heard’s lawyer, Morgan denied he was a “big fan of Johnny Depp”.

She also added that Morgan directed a 1999 movie in which Johnny’s ex-wife, Lori Anne Allison worked in the make-up department. 

Johnny is suing Amber for $50 million over a 2018 op-ed she wrote in the Washington Post, where she talked about her alleged domestic abuse experiences.

The star asked for no less than $50 million in compensatory damages, claiming Amber destroyed his career.

In August 2020, Amber filed a counterclaim in response to his libel lawsuit, suing him for $100m.

The actress accused him of forming a “smear campaign against her”.

Johnny’s lawyer requested the judge strike Amber’s counterclaim, saying she is “not entitled to immunity” for her Washington Post article.

Johnny has denied ever physically assaulting Amber.

The trial continues.

‘Of course I’m happy!’ AJ Odudu on former Strictly partner Kai Widdrington’s new romance | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

AJ Odudu, 34, and Kai Widdrington, 26, were among the favourites to win Strictly Come Dancing, with fans touched over Kai’s concern for her when she was struck down by an injury. Despite the pair’s closeness, it has now emerged that AJ Odudu is “happy” at the news he is dating fellow Strictly star, Nadia Bychkova.

“Yeah, of course [I’m happy for them]!” she exclaimed when asked about the pairing.

Explaining her silence as their relationship continues to bloom, she added: ” I’ve just been so busy and he’s been so busy over the last few months.”

Nadiya and Kai were seen kissing in January, just weeks after AJ had been forced to pull out of the competition with a painful ankle injury.

It dashed her chances of performing in the live final, leading to a lot of disappointment.

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She added: “We’re getting to know more and more about each other day by day.”

Both Nadiya and Kai are currently taking part in the Strictly tour up and down the country.

Earlier in the year, Nadiya had dismissed rumours of the romance, simply telling fans not to believe everything they’d been reading.

She also has a five year old daughter from a previous relationship with Slovenian pro footballer Matija Skarabot, and has clarified that making her little girl “the happiest child” will always be her biggest responsibility.

Meanwhile, AJ is back in the hosting seat to indulge in what she says will always be her biggest passion – presenting.

Alongside adventurer Aldo Kane, she jetted to Vietnam earlier this year to film series two of The Bridge.

The Channel 4 challenge show sees two teams compete to build a bridge in just 12 days to be in with the chance of winning a £200,000 prize.

The much-anticipated show will return to TV later this year.

‘Terrified little girl’ Jada Pinkett fights back tears as Will Smith’s wife gets candid | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Jada was joined by her daughter Willow, 21, and the actress’ mother, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, and the self-help author Kelly McDaniel.

She began: “I had to deal with a lot of stressful, adult things at a young age. I didn’t have the ability to deal with the emotions that were coming with it.

“I just had to ‘buck up’.

“And so those women you see that you think are so strong, there’s this terrified little girl underneath. And that’s me.”

Strictly’s Dianne Buswell shares uncertainty over marrying Joe Sugg ‘Not for me to say’ | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Dianne said: “Even though sometimes it might be weeks when we’re apart because of me touring or him working, we both have so much respect for each other’s jobs that it’s so easy and so chilled.

“He’s amazing, I couldn’t do it without him, and vice versa,” the red-head gushed.

“He always says absence makes the heart grow fonder – and it really does,” she told OK! Magazine.

Earlier in the year, Dianne and Joe fuelled marriage rumours with a series of adorable snaps from their trip to her native Australia.

Kate Moss says Johnny Depp ‘didn’t push me’ dismissing Amber Heard’s claim | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

“I believed what he said… Like if I said, ‘What do I do?’, he’d tell me. And that’s what I missed when I left. I really lost that gauge of somebody I could trust. Nightmare. Years and years of crying. Oh, the tears!”

“I believed what he said… Like if I said, ‘What do I do?’, he’d tell me. And that’s what I missed when I left. I really lost that gauge of somebody I could trust. Nightmare. Years and years of crying. Oh, the tears!”

In a 1998 interview, Depp reportedly said of their break-up: “I’m the one who has to take responsibility for what happened.

“I was difficult to get on with, I let my work get in the way and I didn’t give her the attention I should have done.”

Bruce Willis, 67, cheered on by wife as he’s filmed for first time since aphasia diagnosis | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

His supportive blended family broke the news about his condition in March.

Bruce’s daughter, Rumer, 33, took to Instagram at the time to share a very personal and heartfelt message about her dad.

“To Bruce’s amazing supporters, as a family, we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities,” she wrote.

“As a result of this and with much consideration, Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him.”

She continued: “This is a really challenging time for our family and we are so appreciative of your continued love, compassion, and support.

Bella Hadid goes braless in a plunging curve-hugging dress with racy cut-outs for Cannes | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Bella, 25, attended the Anniversary Dinner last night in the midst of the 75th annual Cannes Film Festival in France. 

The star went for a bold look, opting for an extremely plunging neckline that stopped at her waist.

To make the outfit work, Bella had to go braless, while she left her arms and legs covered up. 

Bella’s waist was also exposed thanks to a couple of daring cut-outs above her hips. 


The supermodel turned around to unveil the dress’ backless design, while a brown, leather-like material covered her rear and extended to wrap around her midriff. 

Bella wore her hair in an elegant updo, though she allowed a few strands to fall over her right eye.

She opted for a bold, winged eyeliner make-up look and a nude lip.

The star accessorised with some rings and some sparkly diamond drop-down earrings.

Amanda Holden, 51, flashes the flesh in jaw-dropping skirt with daring thigh-high split | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Amanda Holden, 51, put her fabulously toned legs on display as she donned a skirt that showed them off to full effect.

The Britain’s Got Talent star opted for a midi skirt and blouse ensemble for her day at the office.

She took to Instagram earlier today to showcase her outfit in view of her 1.8 million followers.

In a Boomerang clip, Amanda could be seen sitting in an office chair while crossing and uncrossing her legs in a loop.

In a follow up post, Amanda posed up a storm for pictures with her hands on her hips as she looked away from the camera.

Amanda paired her blue and yellow floral print skirt, which featured a daring thigh-high split, with a flowy pussy bow blouse in cream.

She finished off the polished look with a pair of black patent stilettos, while styling her butter blonde tresses in voluminous waves.

David Baddiel ‘hopes Jimmy Carr is still a friend’ despite condemning his holocaust joke | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

He wrote: “You can obviously tell a Holocaust joke that is cruel and inhumane and mean-spirited and racist. 

“Or you can tell one that targets the oppressors, or draws attention to the fundamental evil of it, or shines a light on the humanity of the victims.”

David added to his followers: “I said this every night during my Trolls: Not The Dolls tour as part of a bit arguing that it’s not the subject matter of a joke that counts.

“Instead, it’s the specifics of the individual joke. Clearly, Jimmy Carr’s was the former.”

Rebekah Vardy’s future ‘in tatters’ after ‘complete disaster’ Wagatha trial, claims PR | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

He also spoke about “the extent to which it plainly demonstrates her consistent practice of secretly leaking information to the press”.

The lawyer told Mrs Justice Steyn that the loss of “crucial” documents by Mrs Vardy was deliberate, adding: “The only plausible explanation is manual deletion by the claimant herself.”

Rebekah walked out of the court during Mr Sherborne’s comments.

Coleen and her husband, ex-footballer Wayne Rooney, did not attend the court on the last day of proceedings.

Her barrister began by explaining to the judge that they had a “long-standing travel arrangement” with their children booked for Thursday. The trial had over-run by a day and was supposed to have concluded a day earlier.

He passed on their “individual apologies”, adding “that they intend no disrespect to the court”. The judge, Mrs Justice Steyn, said: “I don’t take offence”.

The WAGs now face a wait to find out who has won the Wagatha Christie libel battle after the high-profile trial finished last week.