Kate Moss: what did Amber Heard say about model in Johnny Depp trial?

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Kate Moss and Johnny Depp dated for a number of years in the ’90s after the actors split from Winona Ryder

Described a fight between her and Depp, that Aquaman star told the court she was thinking “of Kate Moss and Stairs.”

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Who is Kate Moss?

Kate Moss is a British supermodel who rose to fame in the 1990s. Born January 16, 1974 to mother Linda Rosina Moss (née Shepherd) and father Peter Edward Moss.

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Moss began her modeling career in 1988 at the age of 14 and went on to become one of the tallest models in the world.

Kate Moss wears a bucket hat with a suede jacket, April 7, 1994, during the screening of Anne Klein’s fall 1994 collection (Photo by TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP via Getty Images)

She is best known for her role in the “heroin chic” fashion trend of the 90’s, which was characterized by pale skin, dark eye area, an extremely thin figure and androgynous facial features. American supermodel Gia Carangi is credited with creating the look.

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Despite being a poster child for “heroin chic” in the early days of her career, Moss said she “never did heroin.”

Moss tells vanity fair 2012: “I had never done heroin before – it was none of my business. I think [British photographer Corinne Day] – She didn’t do heroin but always loved that Lou Reed song, that whole glorification of stocky, white-black and skinny and skinny and dark-eyed girls.

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Kate Moss attends the 2022 Met Gala celebrating In America: An Anthology of Fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022 in New York City (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

“She loved that look. I was skinny, but that was because I was doing shows and working really hard.”

Throughout her career, Moss has collaborated with the likes of Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga, Gucci, Alexander McQueen, Vogue and Vanity Fair. She has appeared on the cover of British Vogue 30 times.

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What did Amber Heard say about her in court?

Heard Name dumped Moss while she was on the witness stand during her ongoing defamation trial with ex-husband Johnny Depp.

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During her testimony, Heard referenced one of her previous allegations against Depp, in which she accused him of shoving Moss when he was dating the supermodel in the 1990s.

During Depp’s 2020 Sun libel trial, Heard alleged that Depp pushed Moss down a flight of stairs.

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Amber Heard testifies in front of the Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse in Fairfax, Virginia on May 5, 2022 (Photo by JIM LO SCALZO / POOL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

She said at the time: “I remembered information I had heard [that] He pushed a former girlfriend – I think it was Kate Moss – down the stairs.

“I had heard this rumor from two people and it was fresh in my head.”

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Heard brought up Moss again at the 2022 trial when she spoke about punching Depp in the face for the first time in a fight at the top of a staircase in LA in 2015 in the presence of her sister.

She said: “Whitney, my sister, suddenly came between Johnny and me.

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Amber Heard listens to audio of her and Johnny Depp arguing (Photo by JIM LO SCALZO/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

“She threw herself in the line of fire. Suddenly she was there, trying to get Johnny to stop. She had her back to the stairs and Johnny grabbed her.”

Heard added: “I have no hesitation. I dont wait. I immediately think of Kate Moss and the stairs and I attacked him.”

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Moss hasn’t responded to Heard’s claims — neither when it was first raised in 2020, nor when Heard referred to it on Thursday (May 5).

What happened between Kate Moss and Johnny Depp?

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Moss dated Depp between 1994 and 1997 and has never publicly accused Depp of any violence during their relationship.

The couple began dating after meeting in 1994 when Moss was 20 and Depp was 31.

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Johnny Depp and Kate Moss arrive for the screening of the film ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’ at the Palais des Festivals (Photo by PATRICK HERTZOG/AFP via Getty Images)

Before the two went their separate ways in 1997, Depp was arrested in New York City in 1994 after allegedly vandalizing his hotel room at The Mark Hotel where he was staying with Moss.

Moss was unharmed and the charges against Depp were dropped after he agreed to pay $9,767 for the damages.

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Police officer Eileen Perez described the scene to news outlets at the time: “There was glass everywhere and furniture was upside down and table legs were broken.”

Speaking to Hello Magazine in 1998 after their split, Depp said, “I’ve never been so emotional about a woman. I was so stupid because we had so much for our relationship.

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“I’m the one who has to take responsibility for what happened – I was difficult to deal with, I let my work get in the way and didn’t give it the attention I should have.”

Johnny Depp poses for photographers during a photocall for Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Photo by PASCAL GUYOT/AFP via Getty Images)

Speak with vanity fair In 2012, Moss said: “There’s nobody who could ever really take care of me. Johnny did for a while.

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“I believed what he said. If I said, “What should I do?” he would tell me. And that’s what I missed when I left.

“I really lost the measure of someone I could trust. It was a nightmare – years and years of crying. Oh, the tears!”

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In her book Kate: The Kate Moss BookPublished in 2012, Moss wrote that she was “lucky” to have been in a relationship with Depp.

She wrote: “He taught me a lot about fame. He told me: “Never complain, never explain”. That’s why I don’t use Twitter and the like.

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“I don’t want people to know what’s true all the time, and that’s what keeps the secret.”

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