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TMZ Live Johnny Depp Accused of Domestic Violence by Amber Heard

5/27/2016 9:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

HERE'S THE RUNDOWN
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Justin Bieber Here's Proof I Didn't Jack 'Sorry'

5/27/2016 5:34 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Justin Bieber's camp thinks they have sufficient evidence to throw out indie pop star White Hinterland's lawsuit claiming he stole her vocal loop for "Sorry."

TMZ obtained a 25 second snippet that lays out how Blood, one of JB's co-producers on the song, manipulated a different female voice for the now famous loop that opens "Sorry." 

In the breakdown you hear the unidentified woman sing that "oohooh oohooh" at a regular tempo. It's then taken up a few octaves and repeated for the end result that went into the song. The important thing is ... Justin's camp denies using White Hinterland's voice at all.

Listen to the clip ... it still sounds very similar to WH's original loop, but in her suit she says JB and co. used her actual voice and effects.

We're told they believe this clip proves that just ain't the case.

Johnny Depp Rocks Hard with 'Vampires' ... Fans Show Major Love

5/27/2016 5:04 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Johnny Depp's fans are standing firm behind him as he does his rock star thing to a huge crowd in Portugal.

Depp and the Hollywood Vampires are headlining the Rock in Rio Festival -- and just took the stage well after midnight there. Almost all the fans in the front row said they were there purely to see Johnny -- and waited a looooong time for him.

We're guessing they're not exactly up to date on the news involving his estranged wife Amber Heard.

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Johnny Depp, Amber Heard A Dog House Divided

5/27/2016 1:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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We've solved the Johnny Depp/Amber Heard dog mystery.

We now know each owned one dog, which is why the judge only referenced Amber's dog in Friday's court order. 

You'll recall the pooches made headlines a year ago when they smuggled the two Yorkies into Australia. Amber could have gone to prison, but ended up doing a PSA on why smuggling is a bad idea and they got off scot-free.

Turns out it was a blended family. Amber owns Pistol and Johnny owns Boo. When Amber went to court asking for her domestic violence restraining order -- which she got -- she also asked for an order requiring Johnny to stay clear of Pistol. The judge declined, saying Pistol was in no real danger.

We're told Amber is in possession of both dogs because Johnny's out of town, but she'll happily give him Boo when he returns.

Johnny Depp I'm Doing Good Deeds Overseas

5/27/2016 3:07 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0527-johnny-depp-reutersJohnny Depp was playing ear doctor over in Portugal as his estranged wife was in court getting a restraining order against him.

Johnny and his band, the Hollywood Vampires, are in Lisbon to headline the Rock in Rio festival ... and a few hours before they hit the stage, they teamed up with the Starkey Hearing Foundation to help fit people with hearing aids.

If he's worried about Amber Heard's domestic violence allegations ... Depp certainly didn't show it during the charity event.

As we've reported, his camp denies he hit Heard.

Amber Heard Falls Apart After Court

5/27/2016 1:28 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0527_amber_heard_crying_X17Amber Heard broke down in tears moments after leaving the courthouse ... where she was granted a temporary restraining order against Johnny Depp.

Amber maintained a stone-faced demeanor as she walked out, but was visibly distraught and in tears once she got inside her waiting vehicle.

As we've reported ... Johnny now has to stay 100 yards away from Amber, at least until a hearing in June. Johnny's side says the domestic violence allegations are completely fabricated.

  
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Mark Salling Indicted for Child Porn

5/27/2016 12:58 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0527-mark-salling-tmzMark Salling has been indicted for possessing child pornography.

A federal grand jury indicted the "Glee" star on 2 counts of child porn. Salling's laptop was seized last year, and allegedly contained thousands of images and videos of child porn. One count involves a flash drive which allegedly contained images involving a prepubescent minor and a minor under 12.

U.S. Attorney Eileen Decker says, "Young victims are harmed every time an image is generated, every time it is distributed and every time it is viewed."

If convicted of receiving child porn, Salling faces a minimum sentence of 5 years and a maximum of 20 years in prison. On the charge of possessing child porn, he could receive 20 years.

Crime Watch Daily first reported the indictment was being prepared.


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Amber Heard Claims Johnny's Violence Triggered by Drug, Alcohol Abuse

5/27/2016 12:23 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Amber Heard claims in legal docs ... during their entire relationship Johnny Depp was verbally and physically abusive, and she lays part of the blame on drug and alcohol abuse.

TMZ has obtained the legal docs Amber filed to support her claim that Johnny smashed an iPhone against her face Saturday night, which she claims triggered her move to file for divorce.  As we reported, cops came but she declined to file a report.

Amber claims, before the alleged incident over the weekend -- during her birthday party at home last month ... Johnny showed up "inebriated and high." She says after the guests left, they argued and he threw a magnum-sized bottle of champagne at the wall and a wine glass at her. She says he grabbed her by the shoulders and pushed her onto the bed. She also says he grabbed her by the hair and shoved her to the floor.

Amber says she didn't see Johnny again for a month, until Saturday night. She says he was drunk and high again and they were talking about his mom's passing the day before. She says he "suddenly began obsessing" about something, got mad, grabbed the phone, "wound up his arm like a baseball pitcher and threw the cell phone at me striking my cheek and eye."

She claims he also pulled her hair and struck her, then she says he grabbed a magnum-sized bottle of wine, chugged some and then used the bottle to break objects around the house.

Amber Heard Cops Say No Evidence of Injuries

5/27/2016 12:26 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0527_AMBER_HEARD_LAPD_tmzAmber Heard had no evidence of any injuries when cops came to her home Saturday night after getting a 911 call ... this according to LAPD law enforcement sources.

As we reported, when cops arrived Amber refused to file a police report. She now claims Johnny hurled a cell phone at her face, badly bruising her eye, but our law enforcement sources say they saw no injury at all. In fact, we're told she never alleged any brutality ... just that they had an argument.

Our sources say she refused to offer any more information, so they left.  

As we reported, sources connected with Johnny say Amber is lying ... making up the domestic violence story. One of the things Johnny points to is Instagram ... Amber was tagged in a pic showing she was partying with friends Sunday, the day after the alleged attack. The photo was deleted on Friday after the news media spotted it. 

The LAPD says they had no reason to believe Johnny Depp struck Amber Heard with his phone when they were called to the couple's apartment. 

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Diplo Sorry, Bieber .. That Sample's Gonna Cost Ya

5/27/2016 12:48 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Diplo says it's only a matter of time until Justin Bieber and his team cough up some dough to White Hinterland, the indie artist who says her vocals were jacked for JB's "Sorry."

We got Diplo at LAX Thursday fresh off a gig with Skrillex, and asked him about Hinterland's lawsuit ... which also named Skrillex, since he produced Justin's hit.

Check out his take on the tricky biz of sampling, and why he's pretty sure somebody on Bieber's side will have to pay. And you gotta hear how he almost got burned while producing Beyonce's "All Night."

Luckily for Diplo ... his ears saved his ass. His wallet, not so much.

Amber Heard Claims Domestic Violence Gets Restraining Order Against Johnny Depp

5/27/2016 9:36 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0527-amber-heard-injury-tmzAmber Heard showed up in court with a bruise on her face claiming Johnny Depp physically assaulted her and she's the victim of repeated domestic violence ... and the judge issued a restraining order requiring Johnny to stay 100 yards away from her.

Sources connected to Johnny are calling BS, saying Amber "is an affront to real victims of domestic violence."

The judge also gave Amber the right to live in the family home, but rejected a request to protect at least one of their dogs from Johnny.  Amber asked for $50k a month in spousal support, but the judge rejected that request.  And the judge declined to order Johnny into anger management. 

Heard showed up with her lawyer, Samantha Spector, armed with photos showing various bruises ... she claims Depp inflicted various times during their marriage. 

We obtained this pic ... showing Amber with a bruise around her eye, which she says Depp inflicted Saturday night. Heard claims the pic was taken shortly after she was allegedly struck.

She claims Depp smashed his iPhone on her face.

Amber claims during the alleged attack, Johnny shattered various objects in the apartment. She says she was on the phone with a friend during the fight, and when Johnny grabbed her phone she screamed to her friend, "Call the cops!" The friend called 911 and cops came to the residence.

Amber says when cops arrived Johnny had already fled, so they took a report.

We're told cops told Amber they would find Johnny and arrest him if she gave a statement about the alleged violence, but she refused. Officers told her if she changed her mind she could call them. 

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Cops gave Amber this business card and told her to call if she wants to press charges. As far as we know, she has not gone back to the cops.

Heard claims after he allegedly hit her he offered her money to stay quiet, but instead she filed for divorce first thing Monday morning.

Amber says she has video of one of the beatings.  

It's interesting ... she's asking for a temporary restraining order claiming there's an immediate threat of harm, but Depp has been out of town since Wednesday promoting his new movie. Depp's lawyer, Laura Wasser, appeared on his behalf.

TMZ broke the story ... 3 days after Depp's mom died, Amber filed for divorce. And one week after his mom died, she's claiming domestic violence. 

As for why Depp and his people are calling BS ... first she never filed a police report, and she posted Instagram pics after the alleged beating and never showed any injury.

  
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Bella Thorne Curves On The Roadside

5/27/2016 11:11 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0527_bella_thorne_bikini_launchBella Thorne put it all out there -- well, most of it ... during a photo shoot in Malibu.

The 18-year-old Disney star posed with a compact car definitely not built to handle her kinda curves.

Amber Heard I Want The House And The Dogs

5/27/2016 11:42 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0527-amber-heard-johnny-depp-tmz-06Amber Heard is going for the full monty, asking the judge not only for the house she lived in with Johnny but she wants the dogs as well ... TMZ has learned.

Amber is in court right now, claiming Johnny inflicted great violence on her. But she's also getting down to business. According to legal docs, she wants their house, the Range Rover, the 2 dogs (that landed Amber and Johnny in hot water in Australia), spousal support, and attorney's fees.

As we reported, sources connected with Johnny say her domestic violence allegations are bogus. She refused to file a police report. According to his legal documents, he also rejects her spousal support claim ... they were only married 15 months. 

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