Who Is IO Tillett Wright? Amber Heard Says Depp Mistreated Trans Friend
Johnny Depp, Heard stated that her friend, iO Tillett Wright, was verbally abused by Depp.As the pair's infamous defamation trial continues into its sixth week, Heard recalled an incident in which she claimed that Depp mistreated Wright during a fight and called him numerous transphobic slurs.According to Heard, while on the phone with Wright, she and Depp allegedly got into an argument that resulted in Depp taking the phone from Heard and "started screaming at iO, just started screaming at the top of his lungs."She said that Depp was "just screaming expletives, insulting names and telling iO that he can have me and you know, f*** off, and screaming at him."Heard said that Wright then told her that she wasn't safe and that she should leave the house immediately, which angered Depp.Depp "really started screaming this time," she added. "[He] called iO every imaginable, horrible name that you can say to an LGBTQIA person, for one, and any person, any human being ever."Wright is believed to be a friend of Heard's who has previously defended Heard and her claims of abuse against Depp.