Elon Musk provided Amber Heard “24/7 safety” after she advised him she needed a restraining order in opposition to Johnny Depp, the Excessive Courtroom has heard.
She denied Mr Musk visited her whereas her then-husband Mr Depp was away.
Mr Depp, 57, is suing the writer of the Solar over an article that labelled him a “spouse beater” – however the newspaper insists it was correct.
He denies 14 allegations of home violence on which Information Group Newspapers is relying for its defence.
The US actress, 34, was giving proof for a second day at London’s Excessive Courtroom on the 11th day of her ex-husband’s libel motion.
She dismissed solutions Mr Musk visited her in 2015 whereas Mr Depp was away, saying she was not in contact with the Tesla founder till the next 12 months.
On Tuesday, Mr Depp’s lawyer, Eleanor Legal guidelines QC, questioned Ms Heard on her assertion, during which the lawyer mentioned the actress had indicated that Mr Depp was “illogically jealous” and that she wasn’t having any “illicit relationships”.
The trial choose, Mr Justice Nicol, intervened to say the phrase “illicit… carries a connotation”.
Ms Heard replied: “Not that that issues a lot, however no.”
Ms Legal guidelines agreed: “No, it does not.”
The lawyer then learn out textual content messages between Ms Heard and Mr Musk from 22 Could 2016, during which Ms Heard tells Mr Musk that she goes to acquire a restraining order in opposition to her then husband.
The messages got here a day after an alleged incident on the Japanese Columbia Constructing in Los Angeles, the place Mr Depp and Ms Heard lived, during which the actress claims Mr Depp threw her cell phone at her, hitting her within the face – which the actor denies.
Questioning Ms Heard, Ms Legal guidelines mentioned Mr Musk affords to “prepare 24/7 safety for you”, including: “The supply would stand, even when you by no means needed to see me once more… anyway, sorry for being an fool. The radio silence hurts loads. It solely issues as a result of I actually such as you.”
The barrister then referred to proof given by Alejandro Romero, a concierge on the Japanese Columbia Constructing, who mentioned he noticed Mr Musk visiting Ms Heard “when Mr Depp was in Australia”.
Ms Heard mentioned Mr Romero was “incorrect”, insisting that she wasn’t in communication with Mr Musk till 2016.
In his written witness assertion, Mr Romero mentioned: “From March 2015 onwards, Ms Heard was visited repeatedly late at night time, at round 11pm to midnight, by Mr Elon Musk.”
The concierge claimed Ms Heard gave Mr Musk his personal fob to entry the constructing.
The libel case centres on an article revealed on the Solar’s web site in April 2018 headlined: “Gone Potty: How can JK Rowling be ‘genuinely joyful’ casting spouse beater Johnny Depp within the new Implausible Beasts movie?”.
The article associated to allegations made by Ms Heard.
Her proof was initially because of conclude on Wednesday however will now proceed till Thursday morning, along with her associates Melanie Inglessis and Joshua Drew anticipated to look by videolink on Wednesday afternoon.