(AP) – Johnny Depp’s former enterprise staff is looking the star “a ordinary liar” after Depp stated in an interview that his one-time managers “clearly let him down.”
Depp sued The Administration Group in January for greater than $25 million, charging fraud and negligence. The Administration Group countersued, saying Depp spent lavishly on houses, personal jets, artwork and memorabilia regardless of its warnings.
In an interview with The Wall Road Journal , Depp questioned why he wasn’t dropped as a shopper by the group over his spending.
David Shane, a spokesman for The Administration Group, responded Wednesday, telling The Related Press in a press release that Depp is a “recurring liar who denies duty for his personal outrageous conduct and coerces others to lie for him.”
“Johnny Depp and his sister have been concerned in each vital enterprise choice through the 17 years TMG represented him,” Shane stated. “Depp now admits to his extravagant spending however blames TMG for not dropping him as a shopper.”
In its countersuit, The Administration Group alleged Depp’s way of life was costing greater than $2 million a month to take care of. The lawsuit stated Depp paid greater than $seventy five million to purchase and keep 14 houses, together with a French chateau and a sequence of islands within the Bahamas.
Depp responded to the declare by telling the Journal “it’s my cash.”
“If I need to purchase 15,000 cotton balls a day, it’s my factor,” he added.
Depp additionally took authorized motion towards The Administration Group on Tuesday. The Journal reviews his legal professionals stated in filings in Los Angeles Superior courtroom that they’ve “vital new info, together with paperwork and testimony” from a former Administration Group worker regarding “misconduct in managing Mr. Depp’s affairs.”
Depp’s legal professionals have been responding to The Administration Group’s effort to maintain the worker’s testimony out of courtroom.
The enterprise group’s spokesman says Depp “counting on dishonest, discredited statements from a vindictive former TMG worker who was fired seven years ago_at which era the worker vowed to get TMG again.”
The Administration Group is run by brothers Joel and Rob Mandel.
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