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Johnny Depp Allegedly Tried To 'Suffocate' Amber Heard Using A Pillow

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Jun. 2 2016, Updated 2:33 p.m. ET

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Amber Heard allegedly suffered through months of physical and verbal abuse at the hand of husband Johnny Depp, including one incident when he attempted to smother her with a pillow, a friend told Page Six .

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According to the publication, Heard texted her female pal after an alleged assault last December, one of the events listed in the official documents. When the friend arrived at the couple's L.A. home, concerned, she reportedly discovered the actress looking "battered and bruised."

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Bruising on Amber Heard’s face she claims was inflicted by Johnny Depp

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"I got to her apartment to find her with a cut and bruised lip, a swollen eye and a chunk of hair missing from the top of her head," the friend claimed. "This incident really stuck with me because she confided in me that day that she feared for her life after an intoxicated Johnny tried to suffocate her with a pillow."

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Bruising on Amber Heard’s face she claims was inflicted by Johnny Depp

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According to Heard's pal, this wasn't Depp's first offense, either. "I have personally witnessed the aftermath of Johnny Depp's violent and abusive behavior towards her on many occasions," she said.

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Amber Heard leaves court in LA after claiming Johnny Depp physically assaulted her

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As Radar exclusively reported, Heard, being well aware that doubts would arise over her claims she suffered terrible abuse at the hands of Depp, secretly amassed a damning trove of evidence against her estranged husband, including revealing texts and shocking photos.

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Amber Heard leaves court in LA after claiming Johnny Depp physically assaulted her

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"Amber has keep a secret photographic portfolio of all injuries sustained at the hands of Johnny over their relationship," a source told Radar.

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Amber Heard has filed for divorce from Johnny Depp – Los Angeles

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While fans loved Depp, 52, for his quirky characters, Heard, 30, allegedly feared him as a vicious drunk, who "physically abused her three to four time every year," claimed the source.

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Amber Heard has filed for divorce from Johnny Depp – Los Angeles

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Heard kept the grim proof "as evidence should the worst case scenario come to pass and so people would really know what happened," continued the source. Some of the evidence allegedly includes text messages Depp sent to Heard in which he "apologizes for violence and blames alcohol." Entertainment Tonight obtained texts detailing the alleged abuse, which were reportedly exchanged between Heard and Depp's former assistant back in 2014.

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Amber Heard has filed for divorce from Johnny Depp – Los Angeles

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After bringing her evidence to court last Friday, Heard has been granted a temporary restraining order.

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But Depp won't go down without a fight. The actor's legal team has vehemently denied Heard's allegations, accusing her of coming after his fortune.

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Johnny Depp performs with the Hollywood Vampires in Denmark, amid Amber Heard abuse allegations.

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"Amber is attempting to secure a premature financial resolution by alleging abuse," Depp's divorce attorney, Laura Wasser, said in a statement. "Her current application for a temporary restraining order, along with her financial requests, appears to be in response to the negative media attention she received earlier this week after filing for divorce."

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