Johnny Depp's text messages to Paul Bettany read aloud during defamation trial

During his third day on the witness stand, the Pirates of the Caribbean actor's dark and violent text messages were read aloud as evidence of potential abuse. Depp is suing Heard for defamation for describing herself as a victim of domestic abuse in The Washington Post in 2018. Heard is countersuing. According to Just Jared, the first text exchange between Depp and Bettany dates back to June 2013, when the Ed Wood star suggested they "burn Amber". "I'm not sure we should burn Amber. She is delightful company and pleasing on the eye..."

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