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Drew Barrymore apologizes for Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial comments after receiving backlash

Drew Barrymore has apologized after receiving backlash for her comments about the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial.

The 47-year-old actress took to her Instagram on Sunday to share a one-minute video to apologize for what she said about the on-going high-profile defamation trial.

The backlash began after she touched on the subject during a segment for her The Drew Barrymore Show last week in which she said about the trial: ‘It’s like one layer of crazy, it’s a seven-layer dip of insanity. I know that these are two people’s real lives and I know what it’s like to have your life put out in public.

Uh oh: Drew Barrymore has apologized after receiving backlash for her comments about the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial

Uh oh: Drew Barrymore has apologized after receiving backlash for her comments about the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial

Contentious: The 47-year-old actress took to her Instagram on Sunday to share a one-minute video to apologize for what she said about the on-going high-profile defamation trial between Depp and Heard

Heard is seen on Monday

Contentious: The 47-year-old actress took to her Instagram on Sunday to share a one-minute video to apologize for what she said about the on-going high-profile defamation trial between Depp and Heard

‘I understand all the feelings, but they are actually offering up this information.’

After receiving plenty of criticism online, the veteran Hollywood star addressed the controversy and promised to be better.

She said in the Instagram video: ‘It has come to my attention that I have offended people with making light of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard and for that I just want to deeply apologize and appreciate everyone who spoke out because this can be a teachable moment for me and how I move forward and how I conduct myself.

The backlash began after she touched on the subject during a segment for her The Drew Barrymore Show last week in which she said about the trial: 'It's like one layer of crazy, it's a seven-layer dip of insanity. I know that these are two people's real lives and I know what it's like to have your life put out in public'

The backlash began after she touched on the subject during a segment for her The Drew Barrymore Show last week in which she said about the trial: ‘It’s like one layer of crazy, it’s a seven-layer dip of insanity. I know that these are two people’s real lives and I know what it’s like to have your life put out in public’

‘I can be a more thoughtful and better person moving forward because all I want to do is be a good person and I very much appreciate the depth of this and I will grow and change from it, and I thank everyone for helping me grow along the way and teach me. Thank you.’

Meanwhile the trial, which started on April 11 and is set to last another three weeks, has so far seen Depp claim he was the victim of domestic abuse in his four days of testimony, with his bodyguard describing wounds on the actor’s face.

The Pirates of the Caribbean star is suing Heard for $50million, claiming she defamed him and ruined his career after a 2018 Washington Post article in which she described herself as a ‘public figure representing domestic abuse’, without naming her ex-husband.

Honest: After receiving plenty of criticism online, the veteran Hollywood star addressed the controversy and promised to be better

Honest: After receiving plenty of criticism online, the veteran Hollywood star addressed the controversy and promised to be better

She said in the Instagram video: 'It has come to my attention that I have offended people with making light of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard and for that I just want to deeply apologize and appreciate everyone who spoke out because this can be a teachable moment for me and how I move forward and how I conduct myself'

Apologetic: Drew was as honest as possible in the clop

She said in the Instagram video: ‘It has come to my attention that I have offended people with making light of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard and for that I just want to deeply apologize and appreciate everyone who spoke out because this can be a teachable moment for me and how I move forward and how I conduct myself’

Heard is countersuing for $100million, and after three weeks of sitting silently in the courtroom during Depp’s testimony, she is preparing to start her fight back when court resumes next week after a day off today.

insiders awning dead line she could take to the stand as soon as Monday, unless a major revelation comes out during the closing statements in Depp’s case.

A source said: ‘It’s hard to see how Amber won’t prove to be a highly effective weapon against Depp in her own advocacy.

Meanwhile the trial, which started on April 11 and is set to last another three weeks, has so far seen Depp claim he was the victim of domestic abuse in his four days of testimony, with his bodyguard describing wounds on the actor's face

Meanwhile the trial, which started on April 11 and is set to last another three weeks, has so far seen Depp claim he was the victim of domestic abuse in his four days of testimony, with his bodyguard describing wounds on the actor’s face

The Pirates of the Caribbean star is suing Heard for $50million, claiming she defamed him and ruined his career after a 2018 Washington Post article in which she described herself as a 'public figure representing domestic abuse', without naming her ex-husband

The Pirates of the Caribbean star is suing Heard for $50million, claiming she defamed him and ruined his career after a 2018 Washington Post article in which she described herself as a ‘public figure representing domestic abuse’, without naming her ex-husband

‘Regardless of how they have tried to characterize her, she has been nothing but well composed and pretty conservative in court without having said a word.’

Heard was not a party and did not take the stand in Depp’s 2020 libel claim against The Sun in the UK, which he lost.

The trial in the Fairfax County Courthouse runs Monday to Thursday from 10am to 5pm, and is set to conclude on May 19. Judge Penny Azcarate has a prescheduled conference from May 9 to 12 when the trial will pause for a week.

Depp and Heard began dating in 2012 and were married in a civil ceremony in February 2015. Their divorce was finalized January 2017.

Former flames: Depp and Heard (seen in February 214) began dating in 2012 and were married in a civil ceremony in February 2015. Their divorce was finalize January 2017

Former flames: Depp and Heard (seen in February 214) began dating in 2012 and were married in a civil ceremony in February 2015. Their divorce was finalize January 2017

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