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Johnny Depp Grabbed Amber Heard By Hair, Hit Repeatedly, Says Her Sister

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"if he (Johnny Depp) was drinking there was almost always a fight," Amber Heard's sister said.

Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard: Whitney Henriquez, who lived for a time in the same penthouse complex as Depp and Heard, said the couple had a volatile relationship.

Johnny Depp grabbed his then-wife Amber Heard by the hair and repeatedly struck her in the face during a heated argument about a month after their marriage, her sister said Wednesday.

Heard also punched Depp during the March 2015 fight at their Los Angeles penthouse, Whitney Henriquez testified at the high-profile defamation case between the celebrity couple.

Henriquez, Heard’s 34-year-old younger sister, said the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star sought to have her sign a non-disclosure agreement after the incident, but she declined to do so.

The 58-year-old Depp filed suit against Heard over an op-ed she wrote for The Washington Post in December 2018 in which she described herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.”

Heard, who had a starring role in “Aquaman,” did not name Depp in the op-ed, but he sued her for implying he was a domestic abuser and is seeking $50 million in damages.

The Texas-born Heard countersued, asking for $100 million and claiming she suffered “rampant physical violence and abuse” at his hands.

Depp, during his four days on the witness stand, denied ever striking Heard and claimed that she was the one who was frequently violent.

Henriquez testified on behalf of her sister on Wednesday — day 18 of the trial being heard by a seven-person jury in Virginia.

Henriquez, who lived for a time in the same penthouse complex as Depp and Heard, said the couple had a volatile relationship.

“When he was sober things were wonderful,” she said. “When he wasn’t sober they were terrible.”

“If he was using or if he was drinking there was almost always a fight,” she said.

‘Saying really nasty things’ –

Henriquez recounted in detail the March 2015 incident at the Los Angeles penthouse complex owned by Depp.

She said Heard woke her up in the middle of the night to tell her that Depp had been cheating on her and that the newly married couple then got into a fight.

“They were saying really nasty things to one another,” Henriquez said.

“Johnny runs up the stairs,” she said. “He comes up behind me, strikes me in the back kind of.”

“I hear Amber shout ‘Don’t hit my fucking sister,'” she said. “She smacks him, lands one.”

Henriquez said Depp’s bodyguard moved to intervene, “but by that time Johnny had already grabbed Amber by the hair with one hand and was whacking her repeatedly in the face with the other.”

The bodyguard pulled them apart, she said, and Depp then proceeded to trash the penthouse, breaking numerous items in the kitchen and emptying racks of Heard’s clothes on the ground.

Depp’s lawyers have put experts on the stand who testified that he has lost millions because of the abuse accusations, including a $22.5-million payday for a sixth installment of “Pirates.”

Depp filed the defamation complaint in the United States after losing a separate libel case in London in November 2020 that he brought against The Sun for calling him a “wife-beater.”

Depp, a three-time Oscar nominee, and Heard met in 2009 on the set of “The Rum Diary” and were married in February 2015. Their divorce was finalized two years later.

Judge Penney Azcarate has scheduled closing arguments in the case for May 27, after which it will go to the jury.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by Mediaplugafrica staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

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“I’m Grateful” : Thoughtful American Mum Pregnant With Son’s 5th Baby At 56

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American Nancy Hauck will deliver her granddaughter. Photo: People

A mother has revealed she is pregnant with her own son’s baby after he and his wife struggled to conceive for years. 

Nancy Hauck, a 56-year-old mum-of-five and administrator from St George, Utah, decided to be a surrogate for her 32-year-old son Jeff and his wife Cambria, 30, as her daughter-in-law was unable to carry more children after undergoing a hysterectomy.

Knowing Jeff loved being a father and wanted to grow his brood, Nancy tentatively volunteered to carry a child for the couple, but had concerns it wouldn’t be possible due to her age.

However, the embryo successfully transferred earlier this year, with Nancy due to give birth to her grandchild in November.

“I never imagined I would be pregnant at 56 or that this would be possible, but it is the most beautiful thing,” Nancy told the British news agency South West News Service (SWNS), as quoted by the Daily Mail.

Jeff and Cambria had long struggled with fertility issues, undergoing IVF treatment for six years before falling pregnant their now-three-year-old twins, Vera and Ayva. Not long after, the couple conceived another set of twins, 11-month-old Diseal and Luka.

However, the traumatic birth meant Cambria was required to undergo a hysterectomy, an invasive procedure that surgically removes a woman’s uterus. The procedure may also involve the removal of the cervix, ovaries and fallopian tubes, meaning the woman will no longer be able to get pregnant. As per Health Navigator, hysterectomies are often carried out to treat conditions that affect the female reproductive system, including bleeding problems, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, prolapse or cancer.

Despite being unable to carry more children, the couple had remaining frozen embryos they were hoping could be implanted into a surrogate – and Nancy decided to volunteer.

“I just had a feeling a few months after that I should offer to do it,” she said.

“I told my son, and he teared up and was shocked – I hadn’t even told my husband at that point, but he was really supportive.

“I feel very powerful carrying my son’s daughter… I think this is quite a rare thing to do. I never planned for it, but I am so glad I chose to carry my son’s baby.”

Jeff, 32, and Cambria Hauck, 30, and their two sets of twins.

Jeff, 32, and Cambria Hauck, 30, and their two sets of twins. Photo credit: Jeff Hauck / Facebook

Surrogacy is when a woman carries a baby for a couple who are unable to conceive or carry a child themselves. Such couples may include those who have suffered recurrent miscarriages, repeated IVF failures, premature menopause or a hysterectomy.

Straight surrogacy involves using the surrogate’s egg and the intended father’s sperm; the least expensive and simplest form of the procedure. Host surrogacy, which is the case for the Hauck family, requires IVF with either the intended mother’s eggs or donor eggs, rather than those of the surrogate. In this case, the surrogate is typically unrelated to the baby, and donor eggs can be from friends or relatives, or anonymously donated.

After approaching fertility experts with their proposal, doctors had concerns about Nancy’s age; however, an exam found she could still be a viable carrier for the couple as long as they acted before she entered menopause.

“I left the choice up to Jeff and Cambria. They’d just had their twins, so it was very quick after to have another baby. But they decided to go for it.”

Jason, 59, and Nancy Hauck, 56.

Jason, 59, and Nancy Hauck, 56. Photo credit: Nancy Hauck / Facebook

Nancy began hormone treatment in January 2022, injecting herself daily for 12 weeks with the help of her husband and Jeff’s father, Jason. The fertilised embryo was transferred into her uterus a month later – and 26 years after Nancy’s last pregnancy.

Speaking to the news service, Jeff said his mother’s selfless act has left him in awe of her “kindness, love, strength, attitude, wisdom, and dedication”.

“She is sacrificing so much for us, and our family and we just feel so grateful. It has been so miraculous and beautiful,” Cambria added, as quoted by the Daily Mail.

In May, the family discovered they were expecting a baby girl, who is due to be born on November 5.

“There is no repayment for something like that – all I can do is follow the example my parents have set and try to give that same level of love and devotion to my own family and to others,” Jeff concluded.

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Is Chinese President Xi Jinping under house arrest?

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Image Source : APChinese President Xi Jinping

Reports suggest that Chinese President Xi Jinping has been put under house arrest after he was removed from the post of PLA chief.

Chinese President Xi Jinping is currently under house arrest, several media reports claimed on Saturday, adding that the capital Beijing is currently under army control. The reports have not been confirmed by either Chinese credible media, or have been independently confirmed by India TV.

The reports claimed further that international and domestic flights to and from Beijing have been halted, and that the city has been cut off from the rest of the world. Claims add that President Xi Jinping has been put under house arrest after he was removed from the post of PLA chief.

A report by News Highland Vision stated that ex-Chinese President Hu Jintao and former PM Wen Jibao persuaded Song Ping, a former member of the Standing Committee, to join them and take control of the Central Guard Bureau. The CGB is responsible for the security of the President, and the standing committee of the ruling Communist Party of China.

Army convoys leading to Beijing?

Videos that surfaced on social media from unverified accounts suggest large army convoys taking rounds around Beijing. Tweets mention that President Jinping has been sacked.

The videos add that the large army convoy is about 80 km long and is headed to Beijing. Rumours suggest that military vehicles of the PLA were going towards Beijing on 22 September. The convoy allegedly started from  Huanlai County near Beijing, ending in the city of Zhangjiakou.

Xi detained at the airport: Reports

As soon as Jintao and Jibao took control of the CGB, rumours add, members of the Central Committee in Beijing were intimated on the phone. This led to Jinping allegedly being detained at the airport when he returned from Samarkand in Uzbekistan, where he attended the SCO summit. Reports stated that the members of CGB have had several closed-door meetings in the past 10 days. The same reports add that this action was taken with the aim of taking power away from Xi.

It is also being said that while Xi Jinping was at Samarkand, the ex-PM and President had plotted against the President. This was a result of Xi’s probability to become the Chinese President for the third consecutive time.

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Johnny Depp is another victim of the corrupt UK justice system

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In our last article in May 2021 we reported on how Johnny Depp came to the UK to seek justice and was deprived of the right of a fair trial. A story all too familiar with many thousands who come to the courts in the UK to get justice, only to be served more injustice.

The USA courts are more focused on delivering justice. Earlier this week, on 17th August the Chief Judge in Fairfax, Virginia presiding over the Depp v Heard 2019 case dismissed Heard’s claim of res judicata (stating all matters had been tried in the UK), endorsing our view and citing in the 11-page pre-trial opinion that: “The Court is not persuaded by Defendant’s argument that Plaintiff had a full and fair opportunity to litigate the UK Action. Defendant was not a part in the UK action and was not treated as one”.

In fact, Defendant could not have been a named defendant to the U.K. litigation because her allegedly defamatory statements were made after the U.K. action commenced” said Penney Azcarate, the judge presiding over the case.

After our intensive investigation, it is our view that the allegations by Heard and the assistance by the UK’s corrupt judiciary is nothing other than an elaborate fraud designed to discredit Johnny Depp (“JD”) whilst using the high profile allegations to drive traffic to The Sun newspaper.

An obvious conflict of interest

Let’s face it, the UK trial was a sham. The Judge, Andrew Nichol is intimately connected with Dan Wootton, The Sun’s journalist who posted the defamatory allegation that JD was a “wife beater”. The connection is through the Judge’s own son, Robert N Palmer, who works alongside Wootton at TalkRadio, part of the same group owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Wootton, is a journalist and broadcaster from New Zealand, an executive editor of The Sun newspaper and a regular host of TalkRadio’s drivetime show. An incestuous conflict of interest, putting it mildly. Why, knowing of this conflict did Mr Justice Nichol preside over the case we ask? Why, in such a high profile case did the Lord Chief Justice allow Mr Justice Nichol to preside over the case, when any other judge could have done so? We believe the answers are naturally, self-revealing.

Johnny Depp’s counter allegations and evidence was ignored

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