Amber Heard refused to go under oath and testify at her deposition on Saturday, according to new reports.
Johnny Depp’s lawyers are claiming the 30-year-old actress cried and screamed and never once entered the deposition room.
Legal documents filed by Laura Wasser and seen by TMZ reveal that the Rum Diary star repeatedly refused to submit for questioning despite being at Wasser’s offices from 11:50am until 9pm.
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Ongoing drama: Amber Heard, pictured on Saturday arriving for a deposition against estranged husband Johnny Depp reportedly refused to testify while ‘crying and yelling’
It also states that Amber refused to turn over some documents Wasser requested.
Depp’s lawyers now want the domestic violence case against the actor dropped or an order prohibiting Amber from testifying when the case goes to trial next month.
Amber was reported to have arrived nearly two hours late to the deposition on Saturday.
As TMZ reported, Amber arrived at 11:50am to a 10am deposition meeting at the Wasser, Cooperman and Mandles offices.
While lawyers, a court reporter and a videographer were waiting for her, Amber apparently didn’t go in the conference room once.
A source gave a slightly conflicting account on Monday saying: ‘She was there and ready to proceed. She never refused to go in.’
She apparently spent nine hours waiting to be called into the room, while her lawyers attempted to reach a settlement with Johnny’s lawyers.
Conflicting reports: A source said on Monday that Amber was ‘there and ready to proceed’
According to documents obtained by People, Wasser claims she could ‘quite clearly’ observe Amber because the offices were made of ‘transparent glass.’
They claim to have seen ‘Amber hysterically crying and pacing in her separate conference room, or screaming and yelling at times and laughing at others.’
A source for Heard told a different story to the weekly as they said in the Tuesday report: ‘Although Amber was ready, willing and able to go forward with her deposition, it was not taken by Johnny’s attorneys.
‘She waited for 10 hours and at no time did Amber ever refuse to start the deposition. There was nothing preventing Johnny’s counsel from commencing the deposition during that time.’
According to TMZ, the actress was waiting in an office nearby while the lawyers held discussions.
Her lawyer Samantha Spector arrived at 10am on Saturday morning at the offices in Century City, Los Angeles.
Amber was driven to the front of the building at around 11.30am before finding a more private entrance.
TMZ captured film of her getting out of a car with her beefy bodyguard and flanked by her lawyers in an underground parking lot.
The website’s sources reported that both sides tried to reach a settlement on Friday night but negotiations fell apart at around 9pm, something her lawyers later denied.
Nasty split: Amber filed for divorce after 15 months of marriage on May 25. She and Johnny are pictured here in February
Meanwhile Depp’s team has submitted a list of nearly two dozen names of witnesses who can support his claim that Amber is lying about the domestic abuse.
TMZ reports the list includes the two responding officers on the night they were called to the couple’s home following a bust-up when Amber claimed the actor hit her.
Five concierges and two security guards from their building will also testify that they saw no injuries to Amber’s face between May 21 and 27.
There are also a couple of other items that will be used as evidence in the case that were not disclosed in Depp’s legal documents including a ‘discovery’ by their housekeeper.
Bruised and battered: The 30-year-old is expected to testify next week at a hearing to extend her domestic violence restraining order against her ex
Amber filed for divorce after 15 months of marriage on May 25.
Two days later she filed a domestic violence restraining order accompanied by graphic photos of her bruised face and black eye that she said was caused by Johnny throwing his cell phone at her on May 21.
According to New York Daily News, Amber flew to Los Angeles from London in order to attend the deposition.
She allegedly still intends to testify at a hearing to extend her domestic violence restraining order against Johnny next week.
A long wait: Amber spent nine hours in a nearby office while her lawyers attempted to reach a settlement with Johnny’s lawyers, and never entered the room or answered any questions