Actress Amber Heard is definitely no stranger to the highlight. Whereas she bought her begin in Hollywood with small roles on reveals like The O.C., and made her movie debut in Friday Night time Lights, her high-profile relationships have been within the headlines simply as a lot as her profession triumphs, together with her marriage and subsequent defamation trial from her ex-husband Johnny Depp. The Zombieland and Pineapple Specific actress got here out as bisexual in 2010, and has been linked to stars like Cara Delevingne, Elon Musk and extra. Learn on for her full relationship historical past.
Taysa Van Ree
Amber’s first high-profile relationship was with painter and photographer Tasya Van Ree. Thew pair dated from 2008 to 2012, and whereas they had been collectively, Amber got here out as bisexual. At GLAAD’s twenty fifth anniversary occasion in 2010, she stated, “I don’t label myself one way or another — I have had successful relationships with men and now a woman. I love who I love; it’s the person that matters.”When requested why she determined to formally come out, Amber stated she wished to make use of her platform and fame to be a very good function mannequin. “I think when I became aware of my role in the media, I had to ask myself an important question ‘Am I part of the problem?’ And I think that when millions and millions of hard-working, taxpaying Americans are denied their rights and denied their equality you have to ask yourself what are the factors that are an epidemic problem and that’s what this is.” Taysa, who gained notoriety for taking black and white pictures of celebrities, finally referred to as it quits with Amber, however not earlier than getting her title tattooed on her physique!
Amber and Johnny Depp first met on the set of the 2011 film The Rum Diary and had been later married in 2015. The Justice League actress filed for divorce two years later, however that was just the start of what would develop into a years-long authorized saga. Amber obtained a brief restraining order towards her ex in 2016, after alleging he had been bodily and verbally abusive throughout their relationship. After their divorce was finalized, they issued a joint assertion saying, their “relationship was intensely passionate and at times volatile, but always bound by love. Neither party has made false accusations for financial gain. There was never any intent of physical or emotional harm.” In 2019, the actor sued Amber for defamation after she wrote an op-ed in The Washington Put up about leaving an abusive relationship. The case will go to trial in 2022.
In 2020, the pair headed to court docket but once more as Johnny sued The Solar and its dad or mum firm for libel, after they printed a narrative in 2018 that referred to as him a “wife beater.” Amber took the stand, and claimed that her ex would typically accuse her of dishonest on him along with her co-stars. “He accused me of having affairs with each of my co-stars, movie after movie: Eddie Redmayne, James Franco, Jim Sturgess, Kevin Costner, Liam Hemsworth, Billy Bob Thornton, Channing Tatum; even women co-stars like Kelli Garner,” the Aquaman star revealed.
After the 2020 UK trial, Johnny sued Amber for $50 million for defamation, saying her op-ed had broken his popularity and value him film offers. Amber counter-sued him for $100 million. The pair went to court docket for a 6-week trial, the place their relationship was held underneath a microscope, which included each citing cases the place the opposite had acted abusively in direction of them. The jury discovered that Amber had defamed Johnny and ordered her to pay him over $10 million in damages. It was additionally discovered that statements made by his lawyer Adam Waldman had defamed her, and she or he was awarded $2 million.
After the trial, Amber launched a press release, saying she was “heartbroken” over the decision. “The disappointment I feel today is beyond words. I’m heartbroken that the mountain of evidence still was not enough to stand up to the disproportionate power, influence, and sway of my ex-husband,” she stated.
Amber began relationship tech billionaire Elon Musk in 2017, and the pair had been on and off for nearly a 12 months. They spent lots of time collectively whereas Amber was capturing a film in Australia, amid her messy divorce. In a 2020 court docket case involving Johnny Depp, textual content messages despatched on Could 22, 2016, between Amber and Elon had been learn out. The message got here in the future after an alleged home violence dispute involving Johnny, and Amber informed Elon she wished a restraining order towards her ex-husband. Within the texts, Elon supplied her “24/7 security,” including, “The offer would stand, even if you never wanted to see me again… anyway, sorry for being an idiot. The radio silence hurts a lot. It only matters because I really like you.”
In the course of the defamation trial, extra was revealed about Elon and Amber’s relationship. She appeared instantly taken by the billionaire, once they met at a pink carpet occasion that Johnny allegedly stood her up at. “He’d reminded me we’d met once before. We spoke on the red carpet in the waiting line. He seemed like a real gentleman,” she stated throughout her testimony. Whereas there might have been some emotions with Elon proper off the bat, texts with Amber’s former agent revealed that she additionally felt that they’re relationship was “just filling space.”
Amber was linked to British mannequin Cara Delevingne in 2016, amid her messy cut up from Johnny. It was first reported in September by The Solar on Sunday that the pair had been getting shut whereas Amber was in London capturing a film. “They have been seen at the hotel loads and are always very giggly and thick as thieves, out until the early hours,” a supply informed the outlet. In October they had been noticed grabbing a espresso, and had been photographed in December leaving Rihanna‘s get together collectively. Nonetheless, the pair by no means confirmed their rumored romance.
The Aquaman actress began relationship artwork vendor Vito Schnabel in Could 2018. The pair had been noticed out and about in New York Metropolis the next month, and appeared very cherished up, nonetheless they referred to as it off after lower than a 12 months of relationship. The cut up was “because of long distance,” a supply informed Us Weekly on the time. Vito was beforehand linked to German supermodel Heidi Klum, who he dated for 3 years.
Amber first sparked romance rumors along with her present girlfriend Bianca Butti in January 2020. They had been seen making out exterior a resort in Palm Springs, California, and had been later noticed attending the 2020 Ladies’s March in Los Angeles. The pair held palms and smiled as they walked across the empowering occasion. The actress and the cinematographer are seemingly nonetheless going robust, as they jetted off on a romance Valentine’s Day vacay in February 2021, and had been noticed returning to Los Angeles airport collectively.