Howard Stern had some less-than-kind issues to say about Johnny Depp‘s behaviour in his ongoing, absolutely televised defamation trial towards the actor’s ex-wife Amber Heard.
On Monday’s episode of radio’s The Howard Stern Present, Stern and co-host Robin Quivers mentioned the trial. Stern, 68, referred to as Depp a “enormous narcissist” and claimed he was “overacting” throughout his testimony.
Stern hypothesized the rationale for the trial being televised was Depp’s personal doing.
“The rationale he wished that on — he wished it televised — is that’s what narcissists do,” mentioned Stern. “They suppose they’ll speak their manner out of something.”
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Neither Depp nor Heard had a say within the allowance of cameras within the courtroom, although Heard’s authorized crew tried to have cameras eliminated.
“I feel Johnny Depp is a big narcissist and what I imply by that’s — he figured, ‘I’ll put this on TV and since I’m so persuasive and since I’m so sensible, I’m such an exquisite man,’” Stern continued on-air.
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“He’s so overacting,” mentioned Stern. “He’s writing his personal materials as he goes alongside. You understand, I obtained to let you know, he’s incorrect. He shouldn’t be placing this on TV in any form.”
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Quivers sympathized within the broadcast, saying Depp is “attempting to avoid wasting his profession.”
She added, “I don’t suppose that is going to assist.”
“It’s not going effectively for (Depp), it’s not going effectively for her. It’s not going effectively for anyone. You sound like two battling kids,” Stern mentioned.
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Stern and Quivers additionally poked enjoyable at Depp’s talking patterns and cadence.
“To start with, his problem in talking the English language is unbelievable!” Stern joked. “Johnny Depp was born in Kentucky. Does that sound like a man from Kentucky?”
The authorized battle of the divorced couple has captured the eye of spectators across the globe, with each Heard and Depp claiming to be victims of violence. The preliminary courtroom case started when Depp filed a $50-million defamation lawsuit over a Washington Submit op-ed penned by Heard in late 2018 about home abuse.
Heard didn’t point out Depp by title within the article, although in courtroom paperwork he alleges his popularity and profession have been nonetheless “devastated” consequently.
Heard is countersuing for $100 million in damages. The declare will even be determined inside this trial, which is ongoing for the subsequent a number of weeks.
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