Life imitating art? According to newly released court documents, Johnny Depp, 53, cut off the tip of his finger in a fit of rage after he accused estranged wife, Amber Heard, 30, of cheating.
The A-list actor may have been channeling his Sweeney Todd character when he cut his digit, dipped it in paint and wrote “Billy Bob” and “Easy Amber” on a mirror back in March 2015.
Horrific images of the severed finger and writings on the mirror were recently obtained by TMZ (NSFW).
WARNING: Graphic image below.
According to Heard, the Pirates of the Caribbean star was high and drunk on ecstasy and alcohol at the time of the violent incident in Australia.
The Rum Diaries actress also accused him of shattering numerous bottles, smashing a phone against the wall and breaking windows.
The actress claims Depp accused her of cheating on him with Billy Bob Thornton, co-star of the 2008 film The Informers, according to TMZ. Heard vehemently denied having a romantic relationship with Thornton and says Depp had accused her of adultery on other occasions as well.
Heard alleges that a piece of one of the items he broke sliced off his forefinger. There happened to be dark blue paint belonging to Heard, and Depp used it to write “STARRING” “Billy Bob” and “Easy Amber” on a wall-mounted mirror with his severed finger.
Heard’s representatives say Depp did not seek medical assistance for almost 24 hours, according to Hollywood Life. As a result, doctors could not reattach the fingertip and used a flap from his hand to sew on a new tip.
The actress has long accused Depp of being physically abusive to her. This is just another shocking twist in the Depp-Heard divorce case.
On August 12, disturbing footage of Depp smashing a wine bottle and glass was leaked.