Amber’s authenticated texts
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While Team Depp TMZ is attacking Amber Heard’s credibility through neighbours, concierges, and past dramas with old lovers, Amber’s team has provided documentation to PEOPLE that authenticates the text messages she exchanged with Johnny Depp’s assistant, Stephen Deuters. You’ll recall, the texts confirm that Johnny had kicked her and that Stephen knew about it – click here for a refresher. Stephen told TMZ that the texts had been doctored. So Amber brought in a specialist, presumably as part of her court filing, to verify that she had not tampered with the messages:
PEOPLE has exclusively obtained a signed statement by a computer forensic consultant who says he authenticated the May 25, 2014, time stamp on the text exchange, and asserts that none of its contents had been altered.
"On Sunday, June 5, 2016, I was asked to examine iPhone backups of Amber Heard. It was her normal routine to sync her iPhone on the computer," Kevin Cohen, the tech specialist, says in the signed document. "I forensically imaged and examined the device containing Ms. Heard's iPhone backups, and I conclude that the backups are authentic."
Amber Heard had an argument at the airport with her former partner, grabbed her and struck her on the arm. Does it mean that she, herself, could not ever have been punched and kicked by her husband? It is possible for all of those things to exist at the same time.
Over the last two weeks, Amber Heard has submitted multiple photos, eyewitness statements officially filed with the authorities, text messages officially filed with authorities, and her own statements to the court. Meanwhile Johnny Depp has submitted… TMZ.