Lawyer In Subsequent Case Speaks Out As Johnny Depp Prepares To Go Again To Court docket On Assault Claims

Johnny Depp has been wrapped up in authorized conditions for fairly a while now. Most just lately, the Pirates of the Caribbean star was entangled in a (televised) six-week defamation case together with his ex-wife, Amber Heard. ultimately, the jury’s verdict fell in Depp’s favor, as Heard was discovered responsible on three counts of defamation and now should pay her ex thousands and thousands of {dollars}. Whereas Depp has apparently closed the ebook on that scenario, he is now going through an assault-related lawsuit from a former colleague. And the accuser’s lawyer is talking out forward of the trial.

The plaintiff on this authorized case is Gregg “Rocky” Brooks, who labored as a location supervisor on Johnny Depp’s Tupac-centric crime drama, Metropolis of Lies. Brooks filed swimsuit again in 2018, alleging that the star punched him twice within the rib cage. The crew member claims that by committing the purported act, Depp was “inflicting emotional misery” on him. Brooks additionally said that after the star supposedly punched him, he proceeded to taunt him, earlier than Depp allegedly supplied the supervisor $100,000 to punch him within the face.