Johnny Depp Settles ‘Metropolis of Lies’ Assault Go well with Forward of Trial


Johnny Depp has reached a tentative deal to resolve a swimsuit from a Metropolis of Lies crewmember who says the actor assaulted him on set.

In response to a discover of settlement filed with the courtroom Monday, Depp settled with location supervisor Greg “Rocky” Brooks in a deal that requires Depp to observe by way of with unspecified phrases of the settlement by the top of August.

“The settlement settlement circumstances dismissal of this matter on the passable completion of specified phrases that aren’t to be carried out inside 45 days of the date of the settlement,” reads the submitting. “A request for dismissal will probably be filed no later than 1/5/2023.”

The phrases of the deal weren’t detailed within the discover. The case will probably be reopened if Depp doesn’t full the phrases.

Brooks sued Depp in 2018 alleging that the actor punched him twice in a drunken tirade. He alleged that Depp screamed at him, punched him twice within the ribs and provided him $100,000 to hit again. Brooks was allegedly fired from the manufacturing after he refused to vow that he wouldn’t sue over the incident. He additionally accused Depp of taking medicine on set and reeking of alcohol in the course of the encounter.

After the swimsuit was filed, script supervisor for the film Emma Danoff got here to Depp’s protection, saying she has proof the incident by no means occurred. She submitted a courtroom declaration stating that she witnessed the altercation and that Depp solely confronted Brooks after the placement supervisor berated a Black homeless girl with racial slurs.

“He instantly stood up from our shared seat on the sting of a planter bench and went over to Brooks to face up for the girl,” Danoff stated. “Mr. Depp stated to Mr. Brooks, ‘You’ll be able to’t discuss to her like that. You assume she is one thing lower than you? Who do you assume you might be? How dare you?’”

Danoff disputed Brooks’ declare that Depp punched him and that she had the images to show it.

Depp was represented by Camille Vasquez, who was part of his authorized group in his defamation duel with Amber Heard. She didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.

Arbella Azizian, representing Brooks, additionally didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.