- Amber Heard’s team said forensic analysis questioned the veracity of photos of injuries submitted by Johnny Depp.
- Hurd is also accused of editing photos of alleged abuse during a defamation trial.
- almost 6,000 pages of documentation Materials from the Depp-Heard trial were unblocked this weekend.
Amber Heard’s lawyers have accused Johnny Depp of editing photos of his scratches and bruises, as well as audio of Heard filed as part of a defamation trial earlier this year, according to newly revealed court documents.
Heard’s team, including lawyers Benjamin Rotterborn and Elaine Bredehoft, claim that the metadata for the photos submitted by Depp’s team contained dates that showed the photos were modified years after they were taken, according to request for motion Open on weekends from December 2021 and by the daily beast.
Among the alleged discrepancies is one photo that was created in 2019, even though the photo is said to have been taken in 2015, according to the motion. Another photo has no creation date, but a modification date of July 2020, Hurd’s team said.
The team also asked Depp to make “all recordings containing Ms Heard’s voice” request to show, but claims that the provided audio file has been edited. Heard’s team requested the full audio.
According to the Daily Beast, Hurd’s team hired forensic expert Julian Ackert to review Depp’s photos and audio files, which he questioned about their authenticity.
“A missing creation date and/or a later-than-factual modification date could be a sign of manipulation of digital evidence,” Hurd’s team said of Ackert’s analysis.
Court ruled to exclude Ackert’s testimony during trial, According to the motion Submitted by Depp’s team.
Depp’s team argued that the “modified” date Ackert referred to indicated when the image was last saved, and said Ackert’s findings would create an “unfair bias” that would “mislead the jury.”
Hurd was under scrutiny during the trial after two images of her bruises from May 2016 were shown side-by-side, one noticeably redder than the other.
Depp’s team claims Hurd edited the photos to make her face “look more red”, which Hurd denies. Heard that the photos are different depending on the lighting.
Depp’s lawyers then brought in witnesses who said they didn’t notice the bruises on Heard’s face at the time.
Ackert testified during the trial The photos I heard are original.Depp’s forensic witness Brian Newmeister testifies he could Do not verify Whether the photo has been changed.
Depp’s lawyers did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.