British supermodel Kate Moss testified within the defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard on Wednesday, telling the court docket that her ex-boyfriend by no means pushed her down any stairs.
Moss was referred to as as a witness by Depp’s authorized crew after Heard’s testimony that she had feared throughout one among their arguments that her then-husband would push her sister, Whitney Henriquez, down a set of stairs. She testified that the second made her consider a rumor she had heard that Depp had achieved that to Moss once they dated between 1994 and 1998.
“[Whitney’s] again was to the staircase, and Johnny swings at her,” Heard beforehand advised the court docket. “I don’t hesitate, I don’t wait. I simply, in my head, immediately consider Kate Moss and stairs.”
Heard’s point out of Moss opened up an avenue for Depp to name the mannequin as a witness to counter that allegation.
Showing by way of video hyperlink from Gloucestershire, England, Moss recalled an incident throughout a trip with Depp in Jamaica when she slid down a set of stairs after a rainstorm.
She mentioned Depp was not within the room on the time and got here to her help when he heard her cries.
“I screamed as a result of I did not know what had occurred to me, and he got here operating again to assist me and carried me to my room and obtained me medical consideration,” Moss mentioned.
“Did Mr. Depp push you in any means down the steps?” Depp lawyer Benjamin Chew requested.
“No,” Moss responded.
“In the course of the course of your relationship, did he ever push you down any stairs?” Chew requested.
“No,” Moss replied. “He by no means pushed me, kicked me, or threw me down any stairs.”
When Chew requested why Moss had chosen to seem as a witness for the primary time in any court docket case, Heard’s legal professionals objected to the query as being past the scope of inquiry — an objection sustained by the choose.
Heard’s legal professionals didn’t cross-examine Moss.