3:05 p.m. PDT, April 19, 2022
Johnny Depp tells court his ‘goal is the truth’ in Amber Heard defamation lawsuit
Johnny Depp spoke during his defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard in Virginia on Tuesday, April 19, and told the court that his “goal” in suing her for $50 million was to “make the truth”. Johnny, 58, has sued his ex over a 2018 op-ed she wrote about surviving domestic and sexual abuse. The actor believes it is implied that he was the attacker in question. He vehemently denied her claims that he punched, kicked and choked her while they were together and said his career took a downturn as a result of the allegations. During his testimony, Johnny said Amber’s claims came as a “total shock” and “were not based on any kind of truth”, according to People. “I myself never got to the point of hitting Ms. Heard in any way, and I’ve never hit any woman in my life,” he said. “Since I knew there was no truth to it, I felt it was my responsibility to not only defend myself in this case, but to defend my children, who at the time were 14. and 16 years old.” Johnny went on to tell jurors, “My goal is the truth…I’ve been trying for six years. It’s kind of weird when one day you’re Cinderella, so to speak, then 0.6 seconds you’re Quasimodo. I didn’t deserve this, neither did my kids, nor did the people who believed in me all these years. I didn’t want any of those people to believe that I had wronged them or lied to them or I was an impostor. I prided myself on my honesty.” In his opening remarks, Amber’s lawyer reportedly said that Amber would testify that she “was sexually abused by” Johnny, and would respond to his claim that Johnny’s bender in 2015 in Australia l ‘ passed out when he allegedly “abused and sexually assaulted Amber, all because she had the courage to confront him about his drinking.”
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Lizzo Confirms She’s Dating Her Mystery Valentine Man
In February, Lizzo was spotted leaving Craig’s with an attractive “mystery” guy by her side on Valentine’s Day. She was decked out in a sultry red outfit for the occasion – and now we know why. During a chat with Andy Cohen on his “Radio Andy” show on Monday, April 18, the “Good as H***” singer confirmed that he was – and still is – her boyfriend. “Are you still together?” Andy asked in reference to photos of the pair. “Yeah, whatever, yeah,” Lizzo said. Although she didn’t share her beau’s name, she did hint that it’s more than a casual relationship. (According to PeopleLizzo was spotted with the same guy at Crustacean Beverly Hills in October 2021.) When asked if dating was made more of a hassle due to the public interest in her life, Lizzo replied, “If you have the right person, no, not at all. That’s not even a factor,” adding, “It should be mutually supportive no matter what that person does. joined at 30 Rockefeller Center over the weekend when she doubled as host and musical guest on “Saturday Night Live,” which leaves Lizzo with only one question: who’s breaking the news to your other secret boyfriend, Chris Evans?!
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Cody Simpson opens up about splitting from Miley Cyrus
Cody Simpson made a rare comment on his split from Miley Cyrus this week, saying the two encountered “a crossroads in the road” professionally and chose to go their separate ways. “It was kind of a mutual decision between us knowing that we were going in different directions in our lives,” the singer and competitive swimmer said during an appearance on Australia’s ‘The Kyle & Jackie O Show. on Monday, April 19. “I had just started training at the time so my life was changing a lot and I knew I was going to have to go back to Australia eventually to do it properly and professionally. She was just going into her brand new album and was going on tour and doing all that stuff, so it was kind of a crossroads scenario, really,” he continued. According to People, Cody, 25, is training for the 2024 Olympics in Paris. “[It’s] a no-holds-barred kind of thing,” Cody explained. “We were in different places. We’ve had a great, amazing year together and everything. We lived together through all the COVID lockdowns and everything. We had a lot of fun.” Ultimately, he said the two broke up in 2020 more because of “circumstances” than anything. Miley reportedly moved on with drummer Maxx Morando.
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Jada Pinkett Smith Drops ‘Red Table Talk’ Season 5 Trailer, Without Mentioning Oscar Slap
“Red Table Talk” released its trailer for Season 5 of the Jada Pinkett Smith-led show on Tuesday, April 19, and it doesn’t include any mention of the now infamous Oscar slap. The new season hits Facebook Watch on Wednesday and according to the teaser, fans can expect plenty of mother-daughter combos – including Janelle Monae and her mother, and Kim Basinger and her daughter, Ireland Baldwin. But it’s unclear whether Jada and her co-hosts plan to respond to the hair joke Chris Rock made about Jada at the 2022 Oscars or Will Smith’s physical reaction and subsequent spinoff. (Despite his Best Actor Oscar for “King Richard,” Will is now banned from attending Academy events, including the Oscars, for the next decade.) Other shows slated for the new season include guest whose lives have been impacted by famous con artists, like Rachel DeLoache Williams, who wrote the Anna Sorokin/Anna Delvey story that inspired Netflix’s “Inventing Anna,” according to People.
Bob Odenkirk jokes about his ‘disdain for Hollywood’ at Walk of Fame ceremony
Bob Odenkirk earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, April 18, and he celebrated the honor in the most Bob Odenkirk way possible: by talking about Hollywood. “When I came here in 1987 and walked the Walk of Fame, I pretended to have a big, mighty disdain for all things Hollywood,” the ‘Better Call’ star joked. Saul”, according to NBC Los Angeles. “I walked the streets with my nose in the air, laughing at all the symbols of Hollywood, fame, famous people and celebrities and everything that was so big and distant and intimidating,” said he continued. “And I still do that. I still pretend to despise everything. It’s healthy. It’s better this way. But inside, I don’t despise Hollywood. I love it.” Bob, 59, a 16-time Emmy nominee, actor, producer, comedian and writer, is also promoting the sixth and final season of “Better Call Saul,” which was briefly derailed last summer when Bob suffered a heart attack on set. His star sits next to the star of his “Breaking Bad” costar, Bryan Cranston. “It makes me really happy inside, but I’m not going to admit it — not here, ever. And I’ll never, never say it in a mic where people can hear me,” Bob joked that he was added to the famous Hollywood landmark. ” So thank you very much for this honorr.”
Khloe Kardashian Reflects on ‘Difficult’ Conversations With Scott Disick About Kourtney
Khloe Kardashian says it was difficult but necessary to help Scott Disick talk about his reaction to Kourtney Kardashian’s decision to move on with Travis Barker. At Hulu’s ‘The Kardashians’ premiere, viewers saw Khloe help Scott, who shares three children with Kourtney after dating her for the better part of 10 years, navigate his feelings about what he described like losing his “best friend” to a new relationship. Over the weekend, a fan praised Khloe for Twitter for having such an “honest conversation” with Scott about the situation. “Tough position to be in,” Khloe replied in the thread, “…but we’re all family and communication can make it all better.” On the show, Scott said that “as hard as it is” to lose Kourtney, “it gives me a place to finally be able to move on.” Kourtney and Travis were first linked as a couple in 2020. Travis proposed in October.
Elon Musk says he doesn’t own a house: ‘I’m staying with friends’
During a recent break from activities such as threatening to buy Twitter, Elon Musk revealed that despite being the richest person in the world, he doesn’t own a house. Or a yacht. Or take a vacation. “In fact, I don’t even own a house right now. I’m literally staying with friends,” the SpaceX founder said during a recent interview with Ted, the organization behind the Ted Talks series. (via NDTV). “If I’m traveling in the Bay Area, where most of Tesla’s engineering is, I’m basically shooting in the spare rooms of friends,” he explained, adding, “I don’t have no yacht, I don’t take vacations.” Elon, whose net worth is estimated at around $269.5, according to Forbes, had been asked about wealth disparity and how much money the world’s billionaires spend. “I think there are axiomatic flaws that lead to this conclusion. It would be very problematic if I were consuming billions of dollars a year in personal consumption, but that’s not the case,” said the entrepreneur of 50 years. “It’s not like my personal consumption is high, with the sole exception of flying.” He also has a good explanation for the plane: “If I don’t use the plane, I have fewer hours to work.