Amber Heard thought ex Elon Musk gave her bugged Tesla, court docs show
Amber Heard was convinced that “controlling” ex-boyfriend Elon Musk had given her a Tesla sports car that was bugged, according to court documents.
Heard’s family friend Jennifer Howell insisted in a court declaration that the “Justice League” actress’ late mother, Paige, revealed her daughter’s paranoid secret early last year, according to DailyMail.com.
“Paige shared with me while I was visiting [Amber’s sister] Whitney that Elon Musk had gifted a Tesla or multiple Teslas (not sure if it was one or more), but Amber found out that they were ‘bugged,’” Howell said, according to the documents obtained by the Mail.
The mom claimed that the 49-year-old Tesla founder — who was accused in court of seeing Heard while she was still married to Johnny Depp — was “controlling” during their affair, Howell reportedly stated.
In comparison, Depp, 57, was an “angel” or a “saint” to Heard — and the family wanted to see them reunited, Howell told Depp’s lawyers in a statement as part of his $50 million US lawsuit against his ex-wife.
“Paige also told me the reason Johnny and Amber broke up was because Amber was violent and emotional and loved Johnny so much that she could not control it,” Howell reportedly stated.
Howell — who was Amber’s sister’s boss — said she was “taken aback” by the confessions.
“Whitney told me that Amber and Johnny were still in touch and that they were each other’s true loves or something to that exact sentiment,” she reportedly stated.
Howell’s statement is one of dozens of depositions and declarations in Depp’s defamation case against Heard in Fairfax County, Virginia, over a Washington Post op-ed calling herself a victim of domestic violence.
She repeated the allegations from the stand during a three-week libel trial that ended in the UK this week, with a decision expected in weeks if not months.
Heard’s sister insisted that Howell’s claims were “complete fiction,” reps for the actress and her family told the Mail.
“Jennifer Howell’s statements do not bear any relationship to the truth and I have no idea why she is saying this,” she told the paper in a statement.
Musk’s reps declined to comment. Sources told the Mail that he described the declaration as “pure fantasy land,” saying the actress “only ever said glowing things” about him.