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Johnny Depp’s former girlfriend Ellen Barkin says he gave her drugs before asking for sex

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Johnny Depp’s former girlfriend, actress Ellen Barkin, claimed the actor gave her drugs the first time they slept together in deposition testimony that was revealed as part of the 6,000 pages of pre-trial documents recently unsealed in Depp’s lawsuit against Amber Heard.

Barkin, 68, sat down for the deposition in 2019 and answered questions about her past relationship with Depp, which she said lasted several months and ended after the pair finished filming Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas in 1997.

Barkin said that she and Depp were friends before their relationship became sexual, and she testified about the first time the actor expressed his interest in taking their platonic relationship towards a physical direction.

“He came on to me in the living room of my house, pulled me onto his lap and said something like, ‘Oh, come on Ellen,’ or whatever. I protested a little and then — not too much,” she stated. “And that was that.”

When asked to clarify her remarks about how she “protested,” Barkin said that Depp did not assault her, but claimed, “He gave me a Quaalude and asked me if I wanted to f**k.”

Methaqualone, or brand name Quaalude, is a central nervous system depressant that acts as a sedative and hypnotic.

Much of Barkin’s deposition was played in court during the defamation trial, however, her claim that Depp gave her a Quaalude was not included evidence presented to the jury.

In her deposition, Barkin stated that, at the beginning of their relationship, Depp, “was loving… He seemed like someone who took care of the people around him.” Additionally, she said that Depp was “truly lovely with my children.”

However, she testified that the actor “was drunk all of the time… [or] most of the time,” and claimed that he was a “red wine drinker.” She also claimed that Depp used drugs frequently while she knew him, including hallucinogens, and claimed that Depp once “called me and told me he was tripping.”

Apart from the alleged use of drugs and alcohol, Barkin further alleged that there was “always an air of violence” around Depp. “He’s a yeller. He is verbally abusive,” she stated. “There was just a lot of yelling. A lot of yelling.”

One instance that stood out in her mind was when Depp threw a wine bottle in a hotel room in Las Vegas while shooting Fear and Loathing. Barkin testified that she was supposed to be in Las Vegas for just a few days while shooting her scene, but stayed for two weeks to be with Depp.

During that time, he allegedly threw a bottle in a heated moment, but it wasn’t directed toward her. She stated that their relationship ended shortly thereafter when she told Depp she was going to go back home to Los Angeles and he got angry and “jealous.”

“He’s just a jealous man, controlling; ‘Where are you going? Who are you going what? What did you do last night?'” Barkin claimed. “I had a scratch on my back that got him very, very angry because he insisted it came from me having sex with a person who wasn’t him.”

According to her deposition, she only spoke with Depp once since she left him in Las Vegas, and that was when they ran into each other at the Cannes Film Festival over a decade later.

“He called me from across the room. He brought me a glass of champagne. We sat on the steps and spoke and I told him how awful he had treated me and he was clearly making some kind of sexual move,” Barkin stated.

Depp filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit against Heard in March 2019 after the Washington Post published an op-ed she wrote about being the victim of domestic violence. Depp’s name was not mentioned in the article, however, the story came out as their contentious 2016 divorce continued to make news headlines. After a six-week trial, Depp won the case after the jury’s verdict fell primarily in Depp’s favor and he was awarded $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages.

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Kim Kardashian ‘fears Kanye West will never let her move’ on after Pete Davidson split

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Kim Kardashian fears Kanye West will never let her move on after her split from Pete Davidson, according to reports.

The mum-of-four, 41, broke up with the former Saturday Night Live funnyman after nine months – in news which appeared to delight Ye.

In a post which was slammed by Kim’s fans, the Stronger rapper posted a fake New York Times cover on social media declaring “Skete Davidson” was “dead at 28”.

Kim is said to have been horrified by the meme and now a source claims she’s worried her ex will sabotage her future romances.

They said: “Kim’s heartbroken over her split from Pete and to have Kanye only add more upset has been a double blow.

“His bad taste made her realise that he might never let her move on with her life and be happy,” reports Closer magazine.

Pete and Kim are said to have ended their relationship due to their hectic schedules and the distance between them.

The SKIMS founder resides in California while Pete’s pad is in New York.

The comedian has also been away in Australia filming Wizards!

Then there was the issue of the couple’s 13-year age gap.

As a mum of four, Kim isn’t keen on another child while Pete is said to want to start a family, an insider told the publication.

The source added: “The more serious things got, the more Kim visualised having a fifth child. She had to let him go.

“She’s heartbroken but she’s trying to stay positive.”

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Davido reacts to his sleeping meme that has gone viral

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Davido has reacted to a viral meme of him sleeping.

A photo of the singer sleeping in a car was shared with the words, “see person wey stand strong”.

This is a reference to his song “Stand Strong”.

Reacting, Davido shared the meme and wrote: “If I catch this person, na fight.”

He added: “I don dey laff for one hour straight.”

Davido reacts to his sleeping meme that has gone viral

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A$AP Rocky charged with assault over 2021 shooting

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Rapper A$AP Rocky has been charged with assault for the November 2021 shooting of a former friend in Hollywood.

Prosecutors said earlier that Rocky pointed a gun at a man (since identified as Relli) during a heated conversation in Hollywood last fall. Later, Rocky allegedly fired two shots in Relli’s direction. Relli has said that he was hit with bullet fragments and suffered injuries as a result of the shooting.

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced on Monday August 15, that the rapper is facing two counts of assault with a semiautomatic firearm with allegations of personally using a firearm.

George said;

“Discharging a gun in a public place is a serious offense that could have ended with tragic consequences not only for the person targeted but also for innocent bystanders visiting Hollywood.

“My office conducted a thorough review of the evidence in this case and determined that the addition of a special firearm allegation was warranted.”

Rocky will be arraigned on Wednesday Augusy 17. The “Praise the Lord” artist had been taken into custody and charged with assault with a deadly weapon after arriving in LAX airport with girlfriend Rihanna in April. He was released on $550,000 bail.

Rocky previously found himself in legal hot water in 2019 when he was arrested and jailed in Sweden for a month for his involvement in a street fight with alleged “drug addicts.”

The rapper and Rihanna welcomed their first child together, a boy, on May 13. The pair started dating in 2020, and the “Umbrella” singer announced her pregnancy in January.

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