AceShowbiz - Amber Heard has spoken out about allegations that she's blackmailing estranged husband Johnny Depp and lying about the actor's domestic abuse. On Monday, May 30, the 30-year-old actress' lawyer Peter Sample sent a letter to TheWrap, stating that the allegations were not true.
In the letter, Peter states that "allegations against Ms. Heard are absolutely and unequivocally false." It's also written out that the claim of blackmail by Johnny's friend Doug Stanhope "has no basis in reality and is nothing but the typical celebrity muckraking for profit."
Peter also calls the claims "defamatory and outrageous." He then demands Doug's article entitled "Johnny Depp Is Being Blackmailed by Amber Heard - Here's How I Know" to be retracted from TheWrap.
On May, 23, Amber filed for divorce from the "Black Mass" actor, citing irreconcilable differences. She also demanded $50,000 a month in spousal support. Days later, she alleged that her husband abused her throughout their four-year relationship and 15-month marriage. On the same day, she was granted temporary restraining order against the actor.
While their divorce process continues, friends, family and fellow celebrities have shown their support for the pair. Johnny's ex Vanessa Paradis and her sister Alysson Paradis came to his defense. His daughter Lilly-Rose Depp and stars like Laurie Holden and Paul Bettany also took to social media to support him. "known Johnny Depp for years and through several relationships. He's the sweetest, kindest, gentlest man that I've ever known. Just saying," Paul wrote.
Meanwhile, Amber garnered support from iO Tillett Wright, Amanda de Cadenet, Samantha Spector and her friend Raquel Rose Pennington, who is said to witness the alleged attack Johnny had done to Amber.