The legal move was confirmed by a clerk in Fairfax County and includes Heard’s authorized group requesting the LAPD to “produce the books, paperwork, data, electronically saved info and tangible issues” pertaining to a 2016 home disturbance involving her and the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star, Deadline reviews.
The outlet notes that Heard’s legal professionals despatched the same subpoena in January. Though the one filed this month is requesting physique digicam footage from officers who responded to the house Depp and Heard previously shared.
“We don’t touch upon open or pending litigation,” an LAPD public info officer advised the outlet on Thursday.
The LAPD didn’t instantly return Fox Information’ request for remark.
Heard is requesting the supplies to find out if officers “adopted LAPD coverage, procedures and/or protocols in responding to the decision at Japanese Columbia Constructing on Could 21, 2016 respecting Ms. Heard.”
She’s asking for “all paperwork and communications” from the officers’ investigation together with “all paperwork that present any deletions, modifications or viewing up the current for footage uploaded throughout that timeframe.”
Depp beforehand sued his ex-wife for $50 million for defamation and he or she countersued. A trial is ready for 2022.
Depp has beforehand stated he believes Hollywood is boycotting him after he misplaced his defamation lawsuit towards a U.Okay. newspaper. After his unstable relationship with Heard got here to an finish, Depp sued the information outlet for referring to him as a “wife-beater” in a prolonged case that aired a lot of the couple’s soiled laundry and finally resulted in a loss for Depp.
The decide discovered that 12 of the 14 situations of home violence had occurred and stated that was ample to rule towards Depp. The actor, 58, lately railed towards cancel culture on the San Sebastian Movie Competition on Wednesday.
“It’s to this point out of hand now that I can promise you that nobody is secure. Not one in all you. Nobody out that door. Nobody is secure,” Depp continued. “It takes one sentence and there’s no extra floor, the carpet has been pulled. It’s not simply me that this has occurred to, it’s occurred to lots of people. This sort of factor has occurred to girls, males. Youngsters have suffered from numerous sorts of unpleasantries. Sadly at a sure level, they start to suppose that it’s regular. Or that it’s them. When it’s not.”
Fox Information’ Jessica Napoli contributed to this report.