On the stand Wednesday, Johnny Depp denied taking eight to 10 MDMA pills at once, claiming that if he had, he would have died.
On Wednesday, Johnny Depp returned to the stand in the final week of his libel trial against his ex-wife Amber Heard, 36. Johnny Depp is suing Heard for $50 million over an op-ed he wrote for the Washington Post in 2018 about surviving. Domestic violence.
Although Depp was not named, the public and the media assumed it was him. Depp has denied the allegations.
The actor was also asked about some controversial texts involving Heard, which the 58-year-old Kentucky native denied sending. Heard’s accusations were “ridiculous, humiliating, ridiculous, painful, savage, unbelievably brutal, cruel and all false,” he said.
What did Amber Heard testify against Johnny Depp regarding the consumption of 10 MDMA pills?
Amber Heard testified that Johnny Depp took eight to ten MDMA pills at a time in March 2015. Heard claimed the two got into a fight, which resulted in Depp assaulting her with a bottle of alcohol and cutting off her finger with a knife. broken bottle, although she admitted the sequence of events was not necessarily true.
“Have you ever taken eight to ten MDMA pills at once?” a lawyer questioned Depp.
“No ma’am, I haven’t,” Depp said, smiling.
In his testimony, the Pirates of the Caribbean star stated that consuming such a large amount of ecstasy would almost certainly result in death.
Meanwhile, Amber Heard’s former nurse, Erin Falati, testified that she “simultaneously ingested mushrooms and MDMA while consuming alcohol.”
What is a fatal dose of MDMA?
Excessive use of MDMA can cause increased thirst, dehydration, sweating, hypothermic chills, heat stroke, cramps, seizures, and other side effects. It can also lead to failure of vital organs such as the liver, kidneys, and heart.
However, fatal factors can vary depending on a person’s tolerance level to the drug, the purity of the MDMA, a pre-existing condition, the climate or temperature of the place where the drug was used, the person’s hydration level and other factors.
Other major causes of death from MDMA overdose may include “heat stroke, serotonin toxicity, and water intoxication,” according to a study published in 2006 by UK researchers AP Hall and JA Henry. As a result, the amount of MDMA that could kill a person would vary on an individual basis.