Piers Morgan has described Johnny Depp and Amber Heard as “supreme narcissists” amid the pair’s ongoing high-profile legal battle.
A multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit is now being fought in a Virginia courtroom after Depp claimed a 2018 article by Heard The Washington Post — in which she spoke about domestic violence against women — implied that Depp, her ex-husband, was an abuser.
Although Heard did not identify the actor in the play, Depp’s attorneys claim Heard’s allegations hurt his career.
Depp previously lost a defamation lawsuit in the UK against it The sunafter being called a “wife beater” in print.
In an opinion column for the New York PostMorgan wrote: “I can honestly say that the number of f***s I give to this shamelessly infatuated and self-obsessed couple of whining spendthrifts could be written on their backs Mycoplasma genitaliathe smallest living organism on the planet.”
Later in the play, he wrote, “Depp and Heard hate each other with a passion that makes Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt seem like an advertisement for loving harmony. At the heart of this hatred lies an undeniable fact: They are both supreme narcissists.”
The separating exGood morning Britain The host accused the couple of “playing the victim at a time when there are millions of victims real War casualties, a killer virus and a crippling rise in the cost of living”.
You can follow live updates on the Johnny Depp legal battle here.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/johnny-depp-piers-morgan-amber-heard-b2057592.html Johnny Depp trial: Piers Morgan calls Amber Heard and Depp ‘supreme narcissists’ during ongoing trial