TikTok conspiracists are circulating a wild theory that Amber Heard’s lawyer is a secret Johnny Depp fan, after they spotted a lookalike woman in the crowd at his movie premiere in 2013.
Exes Heard, 35, and Depp, 58 – who tied the knot in 2015, and were married for one year before Heard filed for divorce in 2016 – have been battling it out in court in recent weeks.
The trial, which is still underway in Virginia, is attempting to determine if a 2018 Washington Post essay written by Heard, in which she accused the actor of domestic abuse, defamed Depp.
Some TikTok users now are convinced that Heard’s lawyer Elaine Bredehoft is a secret supporter of the Pirates of the Caribbean star – after they noticed that someone who looked a lot like her was seen waiting outside of an event Depp attended in 2013, attempting to get a glimpse of the Hollywood leading man.
A woman with short brown hair – similar to Elaine’s – could be seen eagerly waiting behind a barricade with a camera in hand as Depp made his way to the red carpet in a YouTube video that was filmed at the Lone Ranger premiere in London, England, on July 20, 2013.
TikTok conspiracy theorists think Amber Heard’s lawyer (left) is a secret Johnny Depp fan after they spotted a lookalike woman in the crowd at his movie premiere in 2013 (right)
Some TikTok users are convinced that Heard’s lawyer, Elaine Bredehoft, is a secret supporter of the Pirates of the Caribbean star
They noticed that someone who looked a lot like her was seen waiting outside of an event Depp attended in 2013, while attempting to get a glimpse of the Hollywood leading man
A woman with short brown hair – similar to Elaine’s – could be seen waiting behind a barricade with a camera in hand at the Lone Ranger premiere in London, England, on July 20, 2013
Due to their alike features, many people on the internet are convinced that the doting supporter is actually Bredehoft – who is now part of Heard’s legal team amid her and Depp’s $100 million defamation trial.
One person posted the clip to TikTok and wrote, ‘Amber’s lawyer is a Depp fan,’ while the well-known TikTok sound that says, ‘Oh my God, who is that?’ played in the background.
The video quickly took the internet by storm, gaining more than 11 million views in a matter of days, and it left many people on the internet stunned over the woman’s resemblance to Bredehoft.
It’s unclear if the woman in question is actually Heard’s lawyer, but numerous social media users are now convinced that it’s her.
‘She probably took the job just to see him all day long,’ joked one viewer in the comment section of the viral video.
‘What if she is purposely doing bad, so that Johnny can win and she actually likes him?’ theorized another.
Someone else commented, ‘I’m convinced she became her lawyer to see him.’
‘Even Amber’s team are on Johnny’s side,’ added a different user.
Due to their alike features, many people on the internet are convinced the doting supporter (left) is actually Bredehoft (right) – who is part of Heard’s legal team
It’s unclear if the woman in question is actually Heard’s lawyer, but numerous social media users are now persuaded that it’s her. Bredehoft is pictured with Heard on April 18
One person posted the clip to TikTok and wrote, ‘Amber’s lawyer is a Depp fan.’ The video quickly took the internet by storm, gaining more than 11 million views in a matter of days
Other comments read, ‘Wait a damn minute,’ and, ‘Oh Hell naw, I thought it couldn’t get better.’
‘I cannot tell you how hard I laughed seeing this,’ wrote another person. ‘I really hope Amber sees this.’
‘[Whoever] noticed this is really a genius,’ someone else said.
Depp has continuously denied Heard’s allegations against him, and he is seeking at least $50 million in compensatory damages and a punitive award of at least $350,000, along with attorneys’ fees and court costs.
Depp and Heard first met in 2009 on set of The Rum Diary. They started dating in 2012, got engaged in 2014, and married one year later. In 2016, Heard filed for divorce, and it was finalized in 2017.
It left many people on the internet sure that Bredehoft is a secret Depp advocate, and they took to the comment section to share their thoughts
Then, in 2018 Heard made a slew of shocking allegations against Depp while writing about being a survivor of domestic abuse for the Washington Post.
Although she never mentioned Depp by name, Depp’s lawyer Benjamin Chew said it was clear that Heard was referencing the actor during the trial.
Depp was accused of slapping the American actress three times in 2013, after she laughed at his infamous ‘Wino Forever’ tattoo, and attacking her in a cocaine and alcohol-fueled tirade over accusations that she cheated on him with ‘rapist’ James Franco.
But now, nearly seven years after Depp and Heard tied the knot, he stated in court that Heard was the one who became violent when their relationship soured.
Depp claimed that the couple had frequent arguments that included ‘demeaning name calling’ and ‘bullying’ by her, when he took the stand on last week.
He also stated that Heard threw a bottle of vodka at him during an argument which ensued after he asked her to sign a prenup in 2015, and resulted in his middle finger being cut off.
The star also accused her of spreading human fecal matter on his side of their shared bed in 2016.
Exes Heard, 35, and Depp (pictured on April 20), 58 – who were married from 2015 to 2016 – have been battling it out in court in recent weeks
The trial is attempting to determine if a 2018 Washington Post essay written by Heard (pictured with her lawyer on April 25), in which she accused the actor of domestic abuse, defamed Depp
Clinical and forensic psychologist Dr. Shannon Curry, who was called to the stand by Depp’s legal team on Tuesday, told the court that she concluded Heard had traits consistent with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), as well as Histrionic Personality Disorder (HPD) – two conditions found in people with patterns of emotional instability and attention-seeking behavior.
Some TikTok users joked that if the woman in the video is Bredehoft (pictured on April 12) and she is a secret Depp fan, she ‘probably took the job just to see him all day long’
While conducting her evaluation, Curry explained she reviewed various case materials including Heard’s medical records, mental health treatment records, court exhibits, witness statements, and audio and video recordings.
She also met with the Aquaman star for several hours over the course of two separate dates in December 2021, before finally coming to a diagnosis.
She concluded that Heard ‘grossly exaggerated’ her post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after her relationship with Depp ended.
Attorneys for Heard have argued that she told the truth in her piece, and that her opinion was protected as free speech under the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment.
Heard is seeking $100 million in damages, and has alleged that Depp’s legal team falsely accused her of fabricating the claims against her ex.