Kate Moss has said Johnny Depp “never” pushed her down the stairs, contrary to rumors raised by Amber Heard during the US libel trial.
The British model said the actor, who she was in a relationship with from 1994 to 1998, did not “push, kick or throw” me down the stairs while they were together.
She appeared by video link in Fairfax County, Virginia, District Court on Wednesday for testimony that lasted just two minutes.
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She was called by DeppThe legal team, who appeared to celebrate when his name was mentioned by Heard during his testimony last week.
The actress said she heard a rumor that Depp pushed Moss down a flight of stairs.
Speaking from Gloucestershire, Moss said the allegation about the incident at the GoldenEye resort in Jamaica was not true.
“We were leaving the room and Johnny left the room before me and there had been a thunderstorm,” she said.
“Leaving the room I slipped down the stairs and hurt my back and screamed because I didn’t know what happened to me.
“(Depp) came running back to help me and carried me to my room and got me treated.”
Depp’s attorney, Benjamin Chew, asked Moss if the Hollywood star had ever pushed her down the stairs.
“No, he never pushed me, kicked me or threw me down the stairs,” she replied.
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The court has already heard from another of Depp’s former partners, Ellen Barkin, who said he had been controlling during their brief relationship.
He is suing Heard over a 2018 article she wrote in The Washington Post, which his lawyers claim falsely implies that he physically and sexually assaulted her while they were together.
He denied all the allegations.
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