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Johnny Depp’s ex-girlfriend Ellen Barkin says the actor gave her Quaalude drug before they had sex

Ellen Barkin has claimed Johnny Depp gave her a drug before having sex for the first time.

The actor whose credits include movies Mercilessly beautiful and The great lightShe previously testified about her previous relationship with the Pirates of the Caribbean actor in November 2019.

Portions of the video testimony were shown during Depp’s defamation trial of Amber Heard earlier this year. Other pieces, including Barkin’s allegation, have come to light following the release of pre-trial documents related to the case.

In the video, Barkin says they first started dating in 1994, having previously been friends. entertainment tonight The actor reportedly claimed that before their first sexual interaction, she “protested a little — not too much” after Depp “pulled.” [her] on his lap.”

“He walked up to me in the living room of my house, pulled me onto his lap and was like, ‘Oh, come on, Ellen,’ or whatever,” Barkin says. “I protested a bit and then – not too much. And that was it.”

Barkin clarified in the video that Depp didn’t attack her, instead claiming, “He gave me a quaalude and asked me if I wanted to fuck.”

A quaalude is considered a sedative and hypnotic and was widely used to treat anxiety and stress in the United States in the 1970s. In the 1980s, it was ruled illegal by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).

Barkin also accused Depp of throwing a wine bottle at her Daily Mail Reporting the actor as saying: “There was always an air of violence around him. He’s a screamer, he’s verbally abusive. And you can see these things.”

Depp had previously denied these claims during his defamation trial The sun in 2020 by stating, “I have no problem with anger management.”

Another of Depp’s ex-girlfriends, Dirty dancing Star Jennifer Grey, opened up about their past relationship, with the actor explaining she didn’t “recognize” him as the man she once recognized in footage of the Heard trial.

The actor won his highly publicized trial against Heard, with a jury finding that Heard defamed Depp on all three counts. He was awarded $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages.

Ellen Barkin claims Johnny Depp gave her “a quaalude and asked me if I wanted to fuck”.

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Meanwhile, Heard has been awarded $2million (£1.6million) in damages but no punitive damages.

Earlier this week, Christina Ricci opened up about Depp’s childhood memoir, in which she explained to her “what homosexuality was.”

“Something was going on on set and someone wasn’t nice to someone else. And they were like, ‘Oh, well, he might be homophobic,'” Ricci told Andy Cohen during a recent appearance on his SiriusXM radio show.

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JOE HERNANDEZ

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