The “It Couple” of the moment. Johnny DeppAnd Kate Moss dated for several years in the ‘90s, over a decade before the Pirates of the CaribbeanActor was embroiled in a legal battle with his ex wife. Amber Heard.
Celebrity Columnist George Wayne claimed to have introduced the pair at New York’s Cafe Tabac in 1994. “Johnny was in the back having dinner and Kate walked in with Naomi [Campbell]The GW [George Wayne] grabbed her and made the introduction,” the writer wrote via Instagram in 2019. “I had no idea that they would then become the IT couple for seasons to come, destroying hotel rooms across the globe during their still unforgettable union!”
Depp was arrested in New York City for trashing a hotel room at the Mark Hotel that year. According to police, Moss and the other were found by police. Edward ScissorhandsActor sitting in the middle of the wreckage when they arrived on the scene. Depp testified in his libel case against Depp that he had witnessed the incident in 2020. The Sun. “I actually told the security guard when he came to my room that I was more than willing to pay for everything I had broken,” the 21 Jump StreetAn alum stated at the time.
Although relatively short-lived, Depp and Moss’ relationship had a lasting effect on both of them. In an interview with Vanity Fair, the British model revealed that she’d endured “years and years of crying” after breaking up with the Fear and loathing in Las Vegas actor.
“There’s nobody that’s ever really been able to take care of me. Johnny did for a while. I believed what he told me. Like if I said, ‘What do I do?,’ he’d tell me,” she told the outlet. The London native continued on to say that after the breakup, “I really lost that gauge of [having]Someone I can trust. [It was a] nightmare.”
Depp spoke to Hello! MagazineAbout the relationship in 1998, and took responsibility for the breakup.
“I have never got that emotional over a woman before. Because we had so many things going for us, I have been so stupid. I’m the one who has to take responsibility for what happened – I was difficult to get on with, I let my work get in the way and I didn’t give her the attention I should have done,” he said at the time.
“The whole thing was crazy because I should never have got so worked up over what people had to say about my work. Sure, I should care for my movies, but when I get back home, I should try and leave that stuff behind. I couldn’t do that, and I was horrific to live with. Trust me, I’m a total moron sometimes,” he continued.
In 2020, Moss’ name came up during Heard’s testimony in Depp’s libel trial against The Sun. The time was the AquamanThe actress recalled an alleged altercation between them Nightmare on Elm StreetActor and her sister Whitney Henriquez.
“Johnny swings at [Henriquez]. I just see my little sister with her back to the staircase and Johnny swings at her and I don’t even wait … I just in my head instantly think of Kate Moss and the stairs and I swung at him,” she testified.
“I remembered information I had heard [that] he pushed a former girlfriend — I believe it was Kate Moss — down the stairs. I had heard this rumor from two people, and it was fresh in my mind,” Heard continued.
The Rum DiaryThe actress, who was married from 2015 to 2017, alleged that Depp had cheated on her Corpse Bride During their marriage, Depp was physically abusive to his ex-wife. Depp, who denies the allegations is suing his exwife for defamation. Washington PostHeard writes an opinion piece in which he describes himself as a victim of domestic abuse. This has a negative impact on his career and reputation. The Drive AngryThe actress did not name Depp in the article.
Moss is set to testify in Depp’s ongoing defamation trial against Heard on Wednesday, March 25.
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