'God, I miss him!': Amber Heard wanted to GET BACK with Johnny Depp after split

'I just want him to know I love him and that I am sorry' Heard is revealed to have written to talent agent Christian Carino after she split with Depp


                            'God, I miss him!': Amber Heard wanted to GET BACK with Johnny Depp after split
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp attend The Art of Elysium 2016 HEAVEN Gala presented by Vivienne Westwood & Andreas Kronthaler at 3LABS on January 9, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images)
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After a year of separation, Amber Heard wanted to reunite with her ex-husband Johnny Depp. The pre-recorded testimony of Christian Carino, a talent agent who once represented both Heard and Depp for Creative Artists Agency, provided details about Heard's alleged desire to reunite with Depp one year after their rough breakup.

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Carino was asked about text conversations he exchanged with Heard in August 2017 and stated he was a close friend and confidant of the actress at the time. Heard filed for divorce in May 2016, and less than a week later, she obtained a domestic violence restraining order against Depp. Depp's legal team read Carino and Heard's communications aloud. Regarding Depp, Heard wrote to Carino:  "I've written so many notes. Can you give him one? I don't know how or where to start. There's no way to begin and all I have to say, but I have so many. Finally, I am single, clear in my heart and mind. I just want him to know I love him and that I am sorry."

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Christian Carino attends the Delete Blood Cancer DKMS Dinner at Terrine on November 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Delete Blood Cancer DKMS)

At the time, Carino "believed" Heard was seeking to reconcile with Depp, according to his testimony. In August 2017, the 'Aquaman' star was dating Elon Musk at the time, or "filling space" with the Tesla founder, as she purportedly told her then friend. "God, I miss him," Heard said in a text message to Carino in September 2017, referring to Depp. "I text him happy birthday," she said in a June 2018 message. Carino shared a close personal relationship with the actors throughout their relationship and even set them up with a couple's counselor in 2015. He said he never witnessed any abuse and that Heard never told him she was physically assaulted by Depp. Carino is no longer friends with Depp or Heard. 

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Heard, who filed for divorce and was granted a temporary restraining order in May 2016, apparently assured Carino that she would "never accuse" Depp of violating the TRO as a result of the meeting. In fact, it was "[Amber] wanted me to arrange for them to get together in person," Carino declared. "I talked to Johnny about it... he was reluctant at first and then agreed." 

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Amber Heard departs court during her civil trial at Fairfax County Circuit Court on April 25, 2022 in Fairfax, Virginia. Depp is seeking $50 million in alleged damages to his career over an op-ed Heard wrote in the Washington Post in 2018. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

Heard, who has yet to take the stand in the trial, stated in a statement before the start of the trial that "hopefully when this case concludes, I can move on and so can Johnny. I have always maintained a love for Johnny and it brings me great pain to have to live out the details of our past life together in front of the world."

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Heard's lawyer, Ben Rottenborn, said during the opening comments that evidence will reveal she was subjected to domestic abuse by Depp that "took many forms," including physical, emotional, mental, and psychological assault, as well as "sexual violence at Depp's hands." The claim is "fictitious," according to a Depp spokeswoman. Depp, who has repeatedly stated under oath that he has never struck Heard or any woman, claimed earlier this week that he has lost "nothing short of everything" as a result of Heard's claims against him.

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Depp lost his widely publicized UK libel action against British newspaper The Sun for labeling him a "wife-beater" in November 2020. The outlet's accusations were found to be "substantially true" by the court, and Heard testified to back up the claims. His appeal to reverse the judgment was rejected in March 2021.

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