Johnny Depp gave Ellen Barkin a Quaalude before sex: court docs

Johnny Depp gave Ellen Barkin a Quaalude before sex: court docs

Johnny Depp’s ex-girlfriend Ellen Barkin claimed the actor was “controlling,” drank an excessive amount of pink wine, and gave her a Quaalude the primary time that they had intercourse, based on a deposition that was launched as a part of the unsealing of a trove of 6,000 pages of court docket paperwork.

Within the lately unveiled authorized filings, Barkin, 68 described how the primary time that she had intercourse with Depp once they have been relationship within the 90s, “he gave me a Quaalude and requested me if I needed to f–ok.”

Barkin shared a number of damning accounts of her relationship with Depp as a part of her 2019 deposition within the actor’s bombshell defamation trial in opposition to his ex-wife Amber Heard in Virginia.

Depp’s authorized staff requested the court docket to exclude a bunch of proof submitted by the opposing facet, together with Barkin’s deposition, which was unsealed in entirety over the weekend.

Barkin instructed Heard’s attorneys that she and Depp met round 1990 and initially grew to become associates. The 2 remained shut for almost a decade when Barkin stated they went their separate methods after Depp threw a bottle of wine at her in a resort room.

Requested through the deposition at what level her and Depp’s relationship turned “romantic,” Barkin replied that it occurred round 1994, when she “moved to Hollywood and he switched the buttons.”

Ellen Barkin, 68, sat down for a deposition in Nov. 2019 as a part of Johnny Depp’s lawsuit in opposition to his ex-wife Amber Heard. REUTERS

Barkin stated that the friendship went from “purely platonic friendship to romantic” — then requested to appropriate the document and stated: “Can you alter that to sexual? Thanks.”

Barkin stated for the primary a number of months, she and Depp would meet each other three to 4 occasions every week at one another’s homes in Los Angeles. She stated that on the time, Depp was “loving” and “appeared like somebody who took care of individuals round him.”

He additionally was type to her youngsters, and made her son snicker by performing out elements from his 1993 movie “What’s Consuming Gilbert Grape.”

Barkin and Depp met in 1990, and their “platonic friendship” turned sexual in 1994, when the actress stated Depp gave her a Quaalude and requested if she needed to “f—.”WireImage

Nonetheless, Barkin’s testimony urged that there additionally was one other facet to Depp, saying that she witnessed the Hollywood star tackle one in every of his assistants as “Pig.”

Barkin went on to explain the 59-year-old “Pirates” star as “a yeller” and as “verbally abusive,” and recalled that there was all the time “simply a variety of yelling” when he was round, based on the transcript.

When requested whom Depp would yell at, the actress replied: “His assistant. Individuals who would work on the movie, possibly in what he would view as a decrease capability than he capabilities at. there’s only a world of violence.”

Barkin conceded that whereas Depp may very well be extremely charming, she famous that “most abusers are.”

She then clarified: “I meant the large umbrella time period of abusers.”

Barkin described Depp as a “yeller” who all the time has “an air of violence round him.” POOL/AFP through Getty Photographs

She famous that Depp by no means yelled at or bodily abused her throughout their time collectively.

The “Ocean’s 13” alum instructed Heard’s attorneys — regardless of strenuous objections from Depp’s lawyer Benjamin Chew — that she was “all the time conscious” that the actor overindulged in alcohol, saying: “He was drunk all of the, most, a variety of the time,” with pink wine being his drink of selection.

Barkin additionally testified that she witnessed Depp utilizing medication, together with hallucinogens, cocaine and marijuana. She added: “He was all the time ingesting — or smoking a joint.”

Heard’s lawyer requested: “Did there come a time when Mr. Depp acted in a means that was uncontrolled with you?”

Barkin stated: “Sure. Mr. Depp threw a wine bottle throughout… the resort room in a single occasion in Las Vegas whereas capturing Worry and Loathing.”

She described the bottle throwing as a “toss” that occurred throughout a combat between Depp and his associates and an assistant.

Barkin stated she was not “shocked” by what occurred, including: “there’s all the time an air of violence round him.”

The veteran actress stated throughout her relationship with Depp, he exhibited jealously and would inform her what to do and what to not do.

Amber Heard’s lawyer had sought to have Barkin’s deposition admitted into proof in its entirety, however the jury was solely proven a portion of it. AP

“He’s only a jealous man, controlling, the place are you going, who’re you going with. What did you do final evening,” Barkin claimed. “I had a scratch on my again as soon as that acquired him very, very offended as a result of he insisted it got here from having intercourse with an individual who wasn’t him.”

Depp’s reps didn’t instantly reply to request for remark.

The cache of paperwork, amongst them Barkin’s full deposition, was unsealed as a part of Heard and Depp’s dueling appeals.

In June, a Virginia jury awarded Depp, 59, $10.35 million over claims he was defamed by a 2018 op-ed within the Washington Publish, through which Heard made allegations of home abuse.

Heard, 36, was awarded $2 million over her claims that Depp’s former lawyer made false and damaging feedback about her to the media.

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