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Fri. May 29th, 2020
Image of Margaret Tudor (by Daniel Mytens), Amber Heard (by Gage Skidmore) and Johnny Depp (by nicogenin on flickr.com)

Margaret Tudor: Daniël Mijtens / Public domain; Amber Heard: Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA; Johnny Depp: nicogenin / CC BY-SA

S6E7: Shellshock | Margaret Tudor & Amber Heard and Johnny Depp

This week, we get up close and personal with Henry VIII’s sister, and deep dive into a very trashy listener request! Alicia has the three marriages of Margaret Tudor: daughter of Henry VII, one-time Queen of Scotland, legitimate Catholic divorcee, and mother of Scotland’s James V. Margaret’s story scandalized Christendom, at least until her brother lost his freaking mind.

Speaking of dudes losing their minds, Stacie has the very not-funny story of Amber Heard and Johnny Depp. Their brief marriage ended in 2016 in a flurry of monstrous abuse allegations against Johnny Depp, and their continuing legal feud has only made the story uglier. Honestly, we’re a little worried about everyone in this story.

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Alicia’s Receipts

Scandalous Affairs: Margaret Tudor, sister of Henry VIII, created her own scandals, by Blythe Gifford, Unusual Historicals, February 2013

The Marriages of Margaret Tudor: “A shame and disgrace to all her family.” by Sarah Clement, History in the (Re)Making, February 2018

Stacie’s Receipts

Why I Called 911, by Io Tillett Wright, Refinery29, June 2016

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard settle divorce, by Lisa Respers France, CNN, August 2016

Amber Heard settles domestic abuse case against Johnny Depp, Rory Carrol, The Guardian, August 2016

The Trouble With Johnny Depp, by Stephen Rodrick, Rolling Stone, June 2018

Opinion | Amber Heard: I spoke up against sexual violence — and faced our culture’s wrath. That has to change., by Amber Heard, Washington Post, December 2018

Amber Heard Claims Johnny Depp Threatened to Kill Her During Years of Abuse, by Jordan Moreau, Variety, April 2019

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s court declarations regarding allegations of domestic violence

Johnny Depp Sues Amber Heard for Defamation – Variety, by Erin Nyren, Variety, March 2019

Photos show Johnny Depp’s alleged destruction of Amber Heard’s closet, by Emily Smith, Page Six, April 2019

Watch Johnny Depp Describe His Finger-Severing Fight With Amber Heard, by Kenzie Bryant, Vanity Fair, April 2020

Johnny Depp has accused Amber Heard of abusing multiple ex-girlfriends and her former wife, New Zealand Herald, May 2019

 

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