Ryder, who started dating the actor in 1990, was tellingly asked to comment by a reporter whose editor “d kill me” if I had you here and didnt ask you about the recent accusations. The Reality Bites superstar, who was 17 when the relationship began, insisted that it was a very, very long time ago. She continued, I can only speak from my own experience, which was wildly different than what is being said. I entail, he was never, never that style towards me. Never abusive at all towards me. I only know him as a really good, loving, caring guy who is very, very protective of the person or persons that he loves.
While the 90 s icon repeatedly should be pointed out that she could only speak to her own experiencecareful wording allowing for the fact that two women can have vastly different interactions with the same manher lengthy reaction is already being reduced to another defense of the accused.
The medias clear intention to tally up the experiences of Depps exes, and to confuse he didnt do it to me with he didnt do it, is hardly unbiased. Relaying the stories of women like Winona Ryder and Vanessa Paradis imparted an undeserved premise of innocence. The narrative has been one of bolstering a defense, of fact-findingas if you need to have a history of abuse to be an abuser, or as if a victims witnes( let alone pictures of her bruised face) arent proof enough.
Boiling this case down to a list of exes and allies who support Depp and/ or dont believe his ex-wife, Amber Heard, is anything but fair coverage. In an effort to report every facet of the tale, Heards gruesome accusation that, During the totality of our relationship, Johnny has been verbally and physically abusive to me has been buried under the victim-blaming rhetoric of Depp advocates, many of whom are literally on the movie stars payroll.
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