A few of videos depicting viewers reenacting Amber Heard’s testimony were pulled from TikTok in the previous few days.
A popular voiceover
“I was walking out of the bedroom when (Depp) struck me across the face,” the narrator continues.
‘Johnny, you hit me, you just hit me,’ I said.
According to TikTok, the viral voice-over has received over 13.5 million views across the platform.
Twitter adopted the same video trend. According to the platform, roughly 18,000 individuals used the same audio to generate identical material on Twitter.
It’s ‘Demoralizing and Demeaning’
Many Twitter users challenged the trend videos.
People on the social media platform argued that the audio promotes domestic abuse.
“Anyone actively mocking testimony about abuse is contributing” to silencing survivors, Eve Barlow, Amber Heard’s friend, tweeted.
A pro-Johnny Depp TikTok account shared the viral audio and video on the platform.
The account called @busteddddd__ said, “Don’t you have to be looking at someone in the face to be able to slap them across it, or?”
The trial is scheduled to continue on May 16.
In the last session, Amber Heard told crucial details of more violence with Johnny Depp, hiding injuries with makeup for TV appearance.