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Unread post by Ade-ele » Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:22 pm

So I am just trying to go through the logic of this.

AH's side want privacy over the evidence etc. So they show JD's side a picture which has nothing to do with the case but which he probably doesn't want out there.

There are lots more pictures - but surely if these pictures help her case she would want them out as soon as possible in a bid to force him to settle or drop?

The only logical conclusion is that she knows there must be some really awful stuff to come. We haven't heard from all of the 31 witnesses or seen all of the surveillance video.

And since showing the picture was clearly designed to intimidate him into submission you have to ask - is that the best she can do?

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Unread post by justintime » Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:13 pm

ForeverYoung wrote:
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Theresa wrote:Looks like our Judymac is famous... :biggrin:

I see she was quoted in the court documents on pages 9-10 from this Zone thread (page 101).
:applause2: So, they notice us. :cool:
Good because I think Kaplan did that on purpose hoping it would stop the wrath that is coming down on Amber but now it's just going to get worse.
I do think that may have been Kaplan’s initial motivation, ForeverYoung, but she is so unbelievably unprepared!

She doesn’t know the half of what evil her client is capable - or worse, she does and is limping along, humoring her. She certainly doesn’t know the kind of decent man Johnny is or the inner strength that continues to fuel his determination to “never stop” until all is set right by the truth. And she apparently came on board eager for the publicity she thought certain would be overwhelmingly positive, arrogantly convinced her TimesUp notoriety would pave the way for pulling a few tried and true hat tricks to derail the other side, at the gate. Well, she has shown the world that, for all her supposed litigational expertise, she doesn’t know squat about this case, not even enough to get to square one. Blackmail or anything that reeks of its scent is AH’s calling card - she’s a master and collateral damage is never a consideration, not even when it’s her own teammates that wind up in the dust.

At the moment, the backlash against AH is tsunami-like in intensity. It’s like light has dawned! Everyone can see what she’s done THIS TIME, and are (finally) connecting the dots to see the scope of what she HAS done, and what she is continuing TO DO, to an obviously innocent man (not to mention the impact on true DV survivors, regardless of gender). Curiously, all the not-quite-rags that have relentlessly and viciously condemned JD over the last four years under their phony cloaks of journalistic righteousness (Variety, THR, Deadline, The Guardian, Forbes, etc.) have been dead silent. Even the DM has been laying low on this topic. And so they all should. Perhaps going forward they can each see their way clear to saving face with truth, shy their disturbing personal bias and interpretations, for a change.

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Unread post by Lbock » Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:36 pm

Theresa wrote:Looks like our Judymac is famous... :biggrin:

I see she was quoted in the court documents on pages 9-10 from this Zone thread (page 101).
Interesting to note here. On that same page 101 I listed the fairfax county links to the subpoenas. So how could she not know they were made public and Depp team didn’t leak them? Either her team isn’t keeping each other up to date or Kaplan is feigning intentional ignorance ??

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Unread post by Larkwoodgirl » Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:35 pm

Ade-ele wrote:So I am just trying to go through the logic of this.

AH's side want privacy over the evidence etc. So they show JD's side a picture which has nothing to do with the case but which he probably doesn't want out there.

There are lots more pictures - but surely if these pictures help her case she would want them out as soon as possible in a bid to force him to settle or drop?

The only logical conclusion is that she knows there must be some really awful stuff to come. We haven't heard from all of the 31 witnesses or seen all of the surveillance video.

And since showing the picture was clearly designed to intimidate him into submission you have to ask - is that the best she can do?

I think the picture she showed of Johnny is a pathetic attempt at a bluff. It failed. Unless AH comes up with some actual evidence the best she can do is whine and claim she is being treated unfairly. She will do the victim schtick, nothing is beneath her.
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Unread post by Chocolat » Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:26 pm

This Friday, the Heard woman is scheduled to sit for her deposition. Will she be a no show, avoiding it as long as she can like she did during the divorce case? I suspect this session will be quite tough and I think she knows it. Which scenario will she deliver to Mr. Waldman and Mr. Chew? They have Raquel's statements by now and will compare them to what Amber Heard will say. Since the two women no longer seem to be friendly, if their statements don't match, even falter by one iota, the hoax will be on record. Back that up with Johnny's witnesses and video evidence, I think we're looking at a big fail for Heard and company. Perjury comes with a high price.
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Unread post by ForeverYoung » Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:52 pm

This latest attempt at blackmail was low, even for her. Not sure if everyone remembers this but when Johnny was filming Mortdecai there were pics of him in a hotel room on a couch with Amber, Raquel, Doug Stanhope's girlfriend Bingo and Doug Stanhope across from him with a substance on top of a can or something that clearly looked like drugs. For me, she's really calling the kettle black by trying to make people think she wasn't doing drugs too.
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Unread post by myfave » Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:58 pm

I always feel better coming here and reading what you all have to say. :yellowdaisy:
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Unread post by Chocolat » Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:55 am

ForeverYoung wrote:This latest attempt at blackmail was low, even for her. Not sure if everyone remembers this but when Johnny was filming Mortdecai there were pics of him in a hotel room on a couch with Amber, Raquel, Doug Stanhope's girlfriend Bingo and Doug Stanhope across from him with a substance on top of a can or something that clearly looked like drugs. For me, she's really calling the kettle black by trying to make people think she wasn't doing drugs too.
Yes, I remember that pic. I have it in my albums. There are numerous pics of her obviously under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The Twitter Depp army has been fighting back, posting pics and videos of her looking high and slurring words. Not pretty.
I agree with the consensus here that see the blackmail attempt as a deflection tactic, steering away from the real issue, the real evidence. Amber Heard's defense has flip flopped too many times with variations of her story. No wonder she goes through lawyers like revolving door. Being Amber's lawyer can't be easy. I don't think Amber will heed advice from anyone.
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Unread post by reindeermoon » Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:54 am

Johnnys side said that he has lost jobs and money because she accused him of DV and it is still in the tabloids and in that Op ed from the Washington Post. Does Kaplan want to show him as a drug user, who has lost his work because of the drugs? It is a defamation case and they are suing that vile woman, maybe Kaplan tryes to stop it with that tactic, that it was all Johnnys fault.
I am no lawyer and for me it was blackmail and it is for a lot of people, not also Depp fans. But is she so stupid?
I am glad when it is over. :chill:

And I do not think that woman will do her depo. She has a show for L'Oréal in Paris.

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Unread post by ForeverYoung » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:36 am

How convenient for her to be in Paris when she has to do her depo. She can't risk loosing this job because right now it's the only one she has. She will probably keep dodging it like she did last time until she is forced to go. In the meantime, she will have her lawyer doing more motions to delay the filing of an Answer to the Complaint against her.
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Unread post by ForeverYoung » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:38 am

Chocolat wrote:
ForeverYoung wrote:This latest attempt at blackmail was low, even for her. Not sure if everyone remembers this but when Johnny was filming Mortdecai there were pics of him in a hotel room on a couch with Amber, Raquel, Doug Stanhope's girlfriend Bingo and Doug Stanhope across from him with a substance on top of a can or something that clearly looked like drugs. For me, she's really calling the kettle black by trying to make people think she wasn't doing drugs too.
Yes, I remember that pic. I have it in my albums. There are numerous pics of her obviously under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The Twitter Depp army has been fighting back, posting pics and videos of her looking high and slurring words. Not pretty.
I agree with the consensus here that see the blackmail attempt as a deflection tactic, steering away from the real issue, the real evidence. Amber Heard's defense has flip flopped too many times with variations of her story. No wonder she goes through lawyers like revolving door. Being Amber's lawyer can't be easy. I don't think Amber will heed advice from anyone.
I agree. That woman is stubborn and thick as a brick. Her own friends and advisers told her not to file the dv charge but she didn't listen and look where she is now. :smh: :facepalm: :headache:
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Unread post by Chocolat » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:59 am

ForeverYoung wrote:
reindeermoon wrote:Johnnys side said that he has lost jobs and money because she accused him of DV and it is still in the tabloids and in that Op ed from the Washington Post. Does Kaplan want to show him as a drug user, who has lost his work because of the drugs? It is a defamation case and they are suing that vile woman, maybe Kaplan tryes to stop it with that tactic, that it was all Johnnys fault.
I am no lawyer and for me it was blackmail and it is for a lot of people, not also Depp fans. But is she so stupid?
I am glad when it is over. :chill:

And I do not think that woman will do her depo. She has a show for L'Oréal in Paris.
How convenient for her to be in Paris when she has to do her depo.
I don't think Judge White will be as flexible or willing to accept any nonsense from Amber Heard. In the recent court hearing transcript for the protective order, his responses to Kaplan were direct and blunt. He wasn't swayed with her sugary compliments or that "Mera" was present. That said, if he allows Heard to reschedule her deposition, it may be a one time deal. Be deposed at that time or be held in contempt. I think we're all very disgusted with her getting away with so much already. Enough is enough.
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Unread post by ForeverYoung » Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:21 pm

To my knowledge, this is not a court ordered deposition but there are deadlines with this kind of stuff. I agree the judge last time was way too lenient and I don't think this one is going to put up with any of her crap.
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Unread post by Lbock » Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:39 pm

On the LA Court site on the case summary and document pages, Rocky has added a top Beverly Hills trial attorney Pat Harris. I guess this wasn’t some farce to humiliate Depp paid for by Bloom or TMG. Looks like they are in it to win it. How is he getting paid? Could be contingency 30-40% of whatever Rocky wins. Can’t imagine he has the money to pay a normal hourly attorney charge on top of his other lawyer he has had from the start. Quite the read.
Attorney Pat Harris’s legal career has been marked by a series of remarkable trial successes that have built him a reputation as one of the nation’s premier trial attorneys. His courtroom work over the past two decades has won him recognition by his peers as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America.

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Unread post by RumLover » Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:00 pm

I remember that in 2016 when some Depp supporters said the judge was siding with Heard, an English barrister on TMZ comments said that judges will often give more chances to the side that has the weaker case so that they don't have grounds for an appeal.
In that RO case, Heard was given a number of chances to give her deposition before it was court ordered.
In Virginia, the judge when hearing arguments about the venue said ".. in the event the case is appealed by either side, which is a high likelihood.. " . I take that to mean that he expects that there will be an appeal and he isn't going to make it easier for either side so as to avoid an appeal.

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