Amber Heard has gained fame in recent weeks following her lawsuit against Johnny Depp for family violence. Now she’s rejecting a spousal support offer from her estranged husband worth $50k because the famous actor wants to include a restraining order against her, according to reports.
The actress – who accused Johnny of domestic violence and was granted a temporary restraining order against him – says money is ‘the lowest priority,’ and she’s primarily concerned about her safety.
Lawyers for Amber and Johnny, 52, have been in talks over a settlement, and she did not respond to his offer of $50,000 a month for eight months.
That’s because the Pirates of the Caribbean star also wanted a ‘mutual restraining order’ and Amber refused, saying she was not the violent one.
Her priority now is staying safe, and Amber sees herself as standing up for other victims of domestic violence, sources told TMZ.
She will appear in court next Friday to seek a permanent restraining order.
Meanwhile, Johnny this week jetted to his private island in The Bahamas, where the couple wed last year.
The 52-year-old has been in Europe promoting his new movie ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’ and on tour with his band Hollywood Vampires.
But his lawyer appeared in court in Los Angeles on Friday and accused Amber of delaying a deposition until after the restraining order hearing on June 17.
Amber says she and her friend and witness Rachel Pennington can’t give a deposition until next week, because they are in New Jersey for Rachel’s engagement party and then Amber has to fly to London for costume fittings for her upcoming movie Justice League, TMZ reported.
But Johnny’s lawyer Laura Wasser claims Amber is just trying to delay until after the restraining order hearing next week.
The delay is causing Johnny to be ‘tried in the media’ and damaging his reputation, he claimed in court documents.
Amber shockingly filed for divorce on May 23, two days after Johnny’s mother Betty Sue Palmer died after a long illness.
A few days later, she went public with allegations of domestic violence against Johnny and was granted a temporary restraining order.
The couple met on the set of their 2011 film The Rum Diary, and were married for 15 months.
Johnny was previously in a longterm relationship with French actress Vanessa Paradis, and they share two children – model Lily-Rose Depp, 17, and son Jack Depp, 14.