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31 Astounding Facts About Amber Heard We Bet You Never Knew Before

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From drama thrillers to horror movies to even TV series, Amber Heard has most likely tried everything possible. She is one of those actresses, who make sure that they are seen as more than a pretty face, by voicing her opinions about social issues. And her personal life is more or less a rival to her filmography, what with her intense tempestuous previous relationships. In fact, recently she has been making headlines about her personal life, more than any movies or blockbusters that she lands. Here are some really fascinating facts to know about one of the most famous Hollywood blonde:

  1. Amber came out at the 25th anniversary celebration for GLAAD (The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation), in December 2010. She claimed in an interview with the website www.afterellen.com that her romantic partner was photographer Tasya van Ree, but they have since split up in 2012.
  2. She was arrested in the year 2009, for alleged charges of misdemeanor domestic violence, after grabbing her partner Tasya van Ree and hitting her arm. No charges against her were filed, and even the police have reportedly deleted the arrest records on a request. However, a copy of the arrest records is still retained by the King County District Court.
  3. When she was just 16 years old, she lost her best friend in a car crash, following which she declared herself to be an atheist, despite being raised a Catholic, with the influence of the works of George Orwell and Ayn Rand.
  4. She is an American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) ambassador. Amber was named a Human Rights Champion for the Stand Up for Human Rights campaign by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
  5. In the movie “The Danish Girl,” her character of Ulla Poulsen is a ballet dancer, while in the novel and the first draft of the script, she was supposed to be an opera singer named Anna Fonsmark.
  6. During the filming of “The Rum Diary,” she met her ex-husband Johnny Depp for the first time on the sets. In the year 2012, they became a couple and got married in February 2015.
  7. However, after just 1 year, they announced their separation, and were officially divorced in January 2017 in a very public court battle. The case was again reignited after 2 years, when Depp sued her for defamation.
  8. She claimed in an interview that one of the aspects that attracted her to the movie “Drive Angry,” was that all the dialogues of her character Piper, virtually involved swearing all the time.
  9. Amber is known to be a philanthropist, fighting for various social causes as well as supporting different campaigns. She reportedly gave all the money nearly $7 million she received through her divorce to charity.
  10. It was reported that she had two dancing sequences in the first cut of the movie “The Danish Girl,” but were cut from the final film. Her co-star Alicia Vikander was totally impressed with her dancing and hoped that the scenes would make it to the deleted scenes on the DVD and Blu-ray. However, they didn’t make it.
  11. In the 2018 movie “London Fields,” her then-boyfriend Johnny Depp, appeared in an un-credited role as Chick Purchase, just as a gesture to her, which she played the role of Nicola Six.
  12. It was reported that for around 45% of her performance in the movie “The Informers,” she was completely nude. She claimed that she wanted to represent the raw intensity of the character from the book, as it was the main aspect which makes to story very dark, compelling and twisted.
  13. She added that with her full nudity she took a very big risk and that it was a very big gamble. She said that in this case of risk, she lost everything as the movie turned out to be a big flop.
  14. For the movie “The Danish Girl,” the original portrait of Ulla Poulsen, the real-life ballerina, was altered to resemble her face, and were not the exact replicas of Gerda Wegener’s work.
  15. She claimed in an interview that while filming “Aquaman,” she would spend her time between takes by reading books. To get her attention, her co-star Jason Momoa would rip out pages.
  16. Heard was so attached to her books that she had a special book bag made of “greenscreen” fabric, allowing her to keep her books along with her even while filming visual effects shots.
  17. It was reported that she was charged with two counts of dog smuggling after illegally bringing her and her ex-husband Johnny Depp’s dogs to Australia.
  18. It was for the same journey that she was also charged with producing a false document in regards to information on an incoming passenger card.
  19. In the movie “3 Days to Kill,” the car in which her character dies the stunts is a Peugot RCZ. Amber liked the car so much was she wanted to perform all her own stunts, instead of using a stunt double.
  20. She started her career in modeling in New York, after dropping out of school, when she was just 17 years old. After a successful modeling career, she relocated to Los Angeles, to start acting.
  21. In the year 2018, Amber Heard was named as the global spokesperson for the cosmetics giant L’OrĂ©al Paris.
  22. Following her abuse lawsuit with her ex-husband Johnny Depp with domestic abuse, there was a petition to remove him from the “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” sequels.
  23. However, with Depp’s claim that he was the victim of her assault, a counter-petition was filed asking to remove Amber from the “Aquaman” sequel.
  24. In the movie “The Informers,” she was cast alongside Winona Ryder, who was also once engaged to her ex-husband Johnny Depp. However, the two actresses never shared any scenes together.
  25. Heard made a public service announcement in relation to domestic violence for the #GirlGaze Project. She went on to write about her personal experiences of domestic violence in her former relationships, in the December 2016 issue of Porter magazine.
  26. She was one of the victims of the iCloud leaks of celebrity photos in the year 2014, in which she claims that her private nude photos were hacked and distributed on the World Wide Web without her consent.
  27. In regards to this, she announced her support of the SHIELD Act on Capitol Hill in May 2019. She gave a speech in which she discussed her experience and the emotions she felt at the time of leak.
  28. Heard has a golden teacup Yorkie dog named Pistol. The dog was featured alongside Amber in the Teen Vogue’s “Young Hollywood” issue in October 2009.
  29. She was sued for $10 million for breach-of-contract for the 2018 movie “London Fields,” as she failed to abide by her contractual obligations, which includes acting in agreed upon scenes requiring nudity, as well as the promotion of the movie.
  30. In 2010 and 2011, she was ranked in the FHM UK list of “100 Sexiest Women in the World.” She was ranked at # 25 in the first year, but went down to #34, the very next year.
  31. Amber Heard Net Worth: $9 Million
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