Johnny Depp’s Hollywood Hills home was broken into and a burglary suspect was arrested later over the weekend, according to a new report.
TMZ claims that a woman who may have been homeless broke into the Oscar-nominated actor’s mansion over the weekend, with the home’s security system activated and police alerted.
The woman was reportedly frightened by the alarm system and fled the property before police arrived. It is not known if anything was taken from the 57-year-old actor’s home.
However, she was later reportedly found nearby with police connecting her to another recent burglary – and she was reportedly arrested on suspicion of burglary.
Stormy weather: Johnny Depp’s Hollywood Hills home was broken into and a burglary suspect was arrested later over the weekend, a new report says (pictured in July)
It is understood that Depp was not at home at the time of the alleged break-in.
Depp purchased the eight-bedroom castle-like 1920s home in West Hollywood on a four-acre eucalyptus grove in 1995.
Mailonline has reached out to representatives for Johnny Depp and the Los Angeles Police Department for comment.
The police incident comes amid a turbulent time for the actor, after the High Court upheld ex-wife Amber Heard’s claims that Depp had beaten her during their marriage.
Crime: TMZ claims a woman who may have been homeless broke into the Oscar-nominated actor’s mansion (pictured) over the weekend, with the home security system activated and police alerted
In November, Judge Nicol ruled that the Sun’s report alleging that Depp, 57, had been abusive towards him was “ substantially true ” and that the Pirates of the Caribbean star had made him fear for his life then that he ate alcohol and drugs. .
Depp has appealed the High Court verdict and is also suing Heard in the United States for a separate Washington Post article written two years ago, meaning the actress is unable to speak freely about her legal battle with Depp .
Speaking to Sky News about her new role in a series based on a Stephen King novel, Heard said it caused her to ask questions about being faced with “ incredible circumstances and incredible adversity, and all that was at stake. ”
Heard’s new show The Stand sees her play Nadine Cross, one of the survivors of an influenza epidemic that kills 99% of the population, sparking a “ power struggle between good and evil. ”
Break-in The woman was reportedly frightened by the alarm system and fled the property before the police arrived. It is not known if anything was taken from the 57-year-old actor’s home.
Filming ended in March just before the Covid pandemic spread across the world.
The star said: ‘Nothing could have prepared me for 2020, let’s face it. I don’t think I’m the only one saying this. I think nothing could have prepared me.
In the last Virginia court hearing between Heard and Depp this week, Fairfax County Judge Bruce D. White blocked Depp’s attempt to have Heard’s case against him thrown out of court amid new law .
Heard was allowed to proceed with his case of $ 100 million counterclaims against the actor after his lawyer, Adam Waldman, last year called his domestic violence allegations ‘false’ ‘and a’ sexual violence hoax ‘, according to legal documents published on The Hollywood Reporter.
Ex: The police incident comes amid a turbulent time for the actor, after the High Court upheld ex-wife Amber Heard’s claims that Depp had beaten her during their marriage (pictured 2015)
The Kentucky-born actor had tried to use a new anti-SLAPP (strategic public participation lawsuit) law passed in the state last year to have Heard’s complaint dismissed.
Depp failed in his claims of anti-SLAPP immunity, the judge said, noting the lack of public concern and the fact that the Edward Scissorhands actor “ may have made these statements with actual or constructive knowledge or with a reckless disregard for whether they are fake. ”
The judge added that Depp’s comments and Waldman’s ‘hoax’ remark imply that Ms Heard lied and perjured herself when she appeared in court in 2016 to obtain a temporary restraining order against Mr. Depp ” and “ implies that she lied about being a victim of domestic violence.
The legal battle continues: In the final Virginia legal hearing between Heard and Depp, Fairfax County Judge Bruce D. White blocked Depp’s attempt to have Heard’s case against him dismissed out of court in the middle of a new law, earlier this week; photographed in 2020
“ In light of the #MeToo movement and the current social climate, falsely claiming abuse ” [Heard’s] reputation in the common esteem of humanity, ”the judge wrote in his ruling. “Accordingly, this Court finds that the statements contain the required ‘bite’ of an actionable defamation suit.”
The judge concluded that Waldman’s remarks did not fall within protected opinion, because “whether Mr. Depp abused Ms. Heard is a fact which can be proven true or false”.
In November, Depp was cut from Fantastic Beasts 3 by Warner Bros., while playing Gellert Grindelwald in the JK Rowling series.
The Depp case is scheduled to go to trial on May 3, while Heard’s lawsuit is expected to go to court later this year.
Doomed: Heard and Depp were split in January 2016 in Los Angeles, months before their split