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Johnny Depp trial: Amber Heard’s makeup artist describes how she covered up her injuries before interviewing James Corden

Amber Heard’s former makeup artist has testified that she covered up injuries to Heard’s face before her performance The Late Late Show with James Corden.

Melanie Inglessis testified Wednesday (May 18) in the ongoing $50 million defamation lawsuit that Johnny Depp has filed against his ex-wife Heard.

Depp is suing Heard for allegedly implying he abused her in a 2018 comment The Washington Postwho claims the article hampered his ability to land the types of Hollywood roles he used to have.

During her testimony, which ended on Tuesday (May 17), Heard has claimed she was physically abused by Depp on December 15, 2015 — the night before she was scheduled to appear on Corden’s talk show — resulting in a bruise in the face and a bleeding lip.

Appearing on behalf of Aquaman Actors in court Wednesday via video deposition Inglessis described covering the discoloration and bruising on Heard’s face on December 16, 2015.

“We covered up the discoloration and bruising with a slightly heavier concealer,” Inglessis testified, adding, “One that has a slightly more peachy undertone that I don’t normally use on amber, but peaches cancel out blue, so I have.” that under the made eyes.”

“Although Amber always has a red lip – that’s her signature look – I clearly remember that we didn’t have a choice that night [of the interview] than using a real red lipstick to make sure we can cover up the injuries on her lip,” she also told the judges.

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When Heard’s attorney, Elaine Bredehoft, asked Inglessis if she could cover up all of Heard’s facial injuries, she replied, “Yes.”

During filming, the court was shown a picture of Heard wearing makeup with Corden and actor Luke Bracey The Late Late Show.

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Inglessis also testified during Depp’s defamation case The sun newspaper — via an article that called the 58-year-old actor a “wife beater” — that she had used makeup to cover up bruises on Heard’s face before appearing on Corden’s talk show.

During her testimony, recorded last February, Inglessis also said she had told Heard a month earlier that she had “no interest in continuing in a relationship, either work-related or friendship-related.”

“It was always, it was always a conflict, a struggle,” Inglessis said of Heard and Depp’s turbulent relationship, adding, “There was always a problem.”

“It was a very consuming friendship…that’s why I decided not to continue it,” she said.

Actor Amber Heard (R) speaks with her attorney Elaine Bredehoft during a libel trial against her by ex-husband, actor Johnny Depp, at the Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse in Fairfax, Virginia, U.S., May 18, 2022

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So far, the jury has also heard testimony from Heard’s sister Whitney Henriquez, her friends Raquel Pennington and Elizabeth Marz, acting coach Kristy Sexton and Ms Pennington’s ex-boyfriend Josh Drew.

Pennington testified that he saw Heard’s injuries after a December 2015 argument with Depp and intervened in a separate altercation in 2016 at the penthouses they lived in just before Heard filed for divorce. She also said she feared for her friend’s safety.

While Depp has denied hitting Heard, she has sued against it pirates of the Caribbean The $100 million actor accused Depp of orchestrating a “smear campaign” against her and described his lawsuit as a continuation of “abuse and harassment.”

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