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Amber Heard Seeks Restraining Order From Johnny Depp, Alleging Abuse [Updated]

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
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Amber Heard is seeking a restraining order from Johnny Depp, claiming Depp assaulted her and that she's the victim of repeated domestic abuse.TMZ reports that Heard showed up to court on Friday with a bruise on her face, and provided photos showing bruises from previous times Depp allegedly assaulted her. TMZ obtained one of the photos, showing marks Heard claims were inflicted on Saturday night by Depp:

Heard filed for divorce from Depp on Monday. It was filed just three days after Depp's mother passed away.

A representative for Depp told People Magazine on Thursday night:

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Given the brevity of this marriage and the most recent and tragic loss of his mother, Johnny will not respond to any of the salacious false stories, gossip, misinformation and lies about his personal life. Hopefully the dissolution of this short marriage will be resolved quickly.

Updated, 12:23 p.m.:

Depp has been ordered by a judge to stay 100 yards away from Heard, according to the Associated Press. The judge, Carl H. Moor of the L.A. Superior Court, also ruled that Depp not contact Heard.

The AP also reported that in court documents, Heard said that the bruise was due to Depp throwing a cell phone at her during Saturday's alleged assault.

Updated, 1:01 p.m.:

Now, TMZ is reporting that a source from the LAPD says that Heard had no sign of injuries when police came to the home on Saturday, and that there's "no reason" to believe that Depp threw a cell phone at her head.

Heard also said at the time that she and Depp had just "had an argument" and did not report any physical abuse to the responding officers.

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