Johnny Depp sued for humiliating disabled woman

Johnny Depp is being sued by a disabled woman, identified only as Jane Doe in court documents, who claims the actor directed his security team to forcibly stop her from returning to her VIP seat at an Iggy and the Stooges concert. When she tried to explain that she was just trying to retrieve her cane and couldn’t use the alternate route because of her disability, she says she saw Depp and his team “huddled and speaking to one another” while looking over their shoulders in her direction. Then things got physical — they grabbed her wrists to try and pry her iPhone out of her hands “one finger at a time,” tried to handcuff her claiming to be off-duty officers, and finally dragged her across the floor of the stadium, which caused her pants to fall below her hips, “exposing her buttocks” to other concert attendees. She also claims that Depp was not only aware that she was disabled, but he was also “supplying direct supervision and management of his security guards and directing their current and future actions.”

The plaintiff, a medical professor at UC Irvine, says she suffered “injuries to the extreme and outrageous humiliation” and is subsequently suing both Depp and the concert venue, the Hollywood Palladium, for a string of offenses, including negligence, assault, battery, false imprisonment, intentional infliction of emotional distress and discriminatory practices in public accommodations. The L.A.P.D. have reportedly told gossip site TMZ that the case is currently under investigation but that the victim has so far been less than cooperative and even seemed slightly intoxicated at the time she filed the report. Depp’s representatives have yet to make a statement surrounding the issue.

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  1. Dafuq • April 17, 2012 @ 10:42 AM

    Sounds very fake

  2. TheTruth • April 17, 2012 @ 11:07 AM

    Finally, now we know what Depp’s secret hidden fetishes are!

  3. K • April 17, 2012 @ 11:26 AM

    When I first heard this it sounded phony. Now there is more information is sounds even more phone – I don’t believe it for a moment.

  4. justme • April 17, 2012 @ 11:27 AM

    if this incident is in fact real, it is just appalling that the individual was subjected to this level having her personal freedoms violated. If it is true, I for one hope the suit is successful, and other overzealous security persons and their employers will learn a lesson that mitigates their ferocity in future

  5. Jack • April 17, 2012 @ 1:39 PM

    Mr. Depp can do no wrong.

  6. pj • April 17, 2012 @ 2:13 PM

    While I have a hard time beliving this as johnny is really kind and polite, if it is true my opinion of him is really going to change.

    And yes, everyone can do wrong at some point, but this is extreme “jack”

  7. winnie cooper • April 17, 2012 @ 2:59 PM

    yes, i’m sure Johnny Depp, after years of being in the spotlight and understanding how the liberal media works, would deliberately harass and humiliate a sanctimonious criptard. gullible schmucks.

  8. Hgdilly48 • April 17, 2012 @ 3:59 PM

    Not all disabled person are in wheelchairs. Just because someone has a drink does not mean they are drunk. They could have meant to have been gentle but were far from it. When you are disabled you have pain almost daily and even the simplest touch is not only painful but the clothing you wear can come loose and expose you to the public.

    My mother was in a wheelchair and I am in pain daily. When I walk around I look normal till I move. Then you see an eighty year old man walk around in a forty year old body. Accidents happen, that could have happened here, but a disabled person still has disgnity.

    He many be a great man but they are still bodyguards against one person.They missrepresented themselves. Many people always do this to the disabled. Because they are disabled, they think it means mentally disabled.

  9. Mary • April 17, 2012 @ 4:36 PM

    Everyone can do wrong Jack, even your favourite celebrities. (psst, they’re human. Don’t tell anyone)

  10. Nobody Important • April 17, 2012 @ 6:24 PM

    B*tch Please.
    This sounds completely fake.

  11. Cody Fairless-Lee • April 17, 2012 @ 8:18 PM

    Damn….poor Johnny!!!!

  12. eeeeeeeerrrrrrr........ • April 17, 2012 @ 8:50 PM

    yeah, I’m sure, he must have just randomly been like “Hey, there’s a disabled person! LETS GET HER!!!!!!!” PSHT!! People need a reality check

  13. Olive • April 18, 2012 @ 12:45 AM

    Oh please, like this really happened. She probably wants attention by pulling some stupid stunt on Johnny. I hope this isnt real, but either way Im still going to see Dark Shadows 🙂

  14. mandee • April 18, 2012 @ 2:36 AM

    winnie cooper on April 17, 2012 2:59 PM youre a disgusting human being to call a disabled person a “sanctimonious criptard” i hope you end up being disabled so you can know what it is like to suffer.

  15. wednesday • April 18, 2012 @ 9:21 AM

    Why does everyone assume this is fake just because he’s a big celebrity? I’m sure people must have seen this happen at the concert…I’m sick of people standing up for celebrities like they can do no wrong. It’s very possible that he instructed his people to get rid of her

  16. Mary Rozen • April 18, 2012 @ 8:50 PM

    Puzzled by the fact that Jane Doe was able to get so far away from her seat without her cane to begin with…

  17. Tada • April 19, 2012 @ 9:17 PM

    Pulleez this is all about the money. First reports were that this “disabled lady” was extremely drunk and at one point grabbed Johnny by the back Of his belt and wouldnt let go thus scaring his kids. She kept on dancing and moving towards his area. Did she use her cane while dancing-it-up?? She’s hoping JD will give in to make her go away. I hope he doesn’t …let her use up a lot of mula on lawyers. DONT GIVE HER A CENT!

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