Evidence Shows Depp Beat Ex, Tabloid Says At Libel Trial End

Law360, London (July 27, 2020, 11:18 PM BST) -- Johnny Depp's extreme use of drugs and alcohol caused him to become a "monster" who abused his ex-wife, actress Amber Heard, on numerous occasions, the publisher of a British tabloid said Monday as a three-week libel trial brought by the celebrity draws to a close.

In its closing submissions for the High Court case, News Group Newspapers said there was no dispute that the "Pirates of the Caribbean" actor was a heavy drinker and used drugs to excess and said it was important for the court to consider whether that affected Depp's ability to recall events that had taken place when...

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