Johnny Depp sued

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MORE LE­GAL WOES FOR THE AC­TOR

IN COURT DOC­U­MENTS OB­TAINED BY WHO, crew mem­ber Gregg Brooks claims ac­tor Johnny Depp hit and abused him on the set of City of Lies— an up­com­ing movie about the mur­ders of Tu­pac Shakur and No­to­ri­ous B.I.G. Hired as a lo­ca­tion man­ager for the film, Brooks is al­leg­ing the in­ci­dent oc­curred on April 13, 2017, when the ac­tor—who is also in­volved in a $US25 mil­lion law­suit with for­mer busi­ness man­agers—be­came up­set af­ter Brooks told him they had only one more shot.

Brooks claims he had to take pro­tec­tion from an LAPD of­fi­cer af­ter Depp, 55, fol­lowed him, then punched him twice in the ribs af­ter scream­ing, “Who the f--k are you? You have no right to tell me what to do.” His body­guards then re­moved him from the set. As a re­sult of the al­leged in­ci­dent, Brooks says in the com­plaint that he “suf­fered pain, se­vere hu­mil­i­a­tion, men­tal an­guish, and emo­tional and phys­i­cal dis­tress.”

In a state­ment to Page Six in May, direc­tor Brad Fur­man said “movies can be stress­ful, and non-events of­ten be­come ex­ag­ger­ated,” he con­tin­ued. “We all love sto­ries—there isn’t one here.”

Depp (pic­tured on June 24) is “a con­sum­mate pro­fes­sional, great col­lab­o­ra­tor and sup­porter of other artists,” says Fur­man. Be­low: court doc­u­ments.

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