Johnny Depp draws a sketch in the courtroom during Amber Heard’s trial

Johnny Depp entertains himself during his heated defamation hearing against ex-wife Amber Heard – by drawing intricate portraits on sticky notes.

The 58-year-old ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ actor was captured in a now-viral TikTok on Tuesday as he shared the impromptu court sketch to his attorney Benjamin Chew on the ninth day of the trial in Fairfax, Virginia. A TikTok fan who declared themselves “#TeamJohnny” posted the video on Tuesday, and it racked up more than 4 million views in less than 18 hours.

The Post-it note appears to show a scrawl of a woman, although it’s unclear at this time. In the video, Depp’s lawyer takes off his glasses to get a closer look at the artwork while the actor sitting next to him whispers in his ear. After examining the courthouse drawing, Depp’s attorney nods in approval and puts his hand to his heart, then points to his client. Meanwhile, the Edward Scissorhands actor is smiling broadly and seems proud of his post-it portrait.

Depp didn’t stop there, however. On Wednesday in court, the “Ed Wood” actor was spotted drawing again, this time painting character drawings purple and pink while awaiting the jury’s arrival.

Johnny Depp presented his attorney Benjamin Chew with a doodle during the trial.
Johnny Depp (right) presented a doodle to his attorney Benjamin Chew during the trial.
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The scrawl appeared to be a portrait of a woman.
The scrawl appeared to be a portrait of a woman.
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Chew put on his glasses to take a closer look at his client's scrawl.
Chew put on his glasses to take a closer look at his client’s sketch.
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Depp’s Picasso moment came early during Tuesday’s trial as the court waited for witness Tara Roberts, Depp’s island administrator, to video connect with Judge Penney Azcarate. Roberts testified that in 2013, she recalled Depp “passing out on the beach” in front of his kids, according to her.

Depp is suing Heard, 36, for $50 million, alleging he was a victim of domestic abuse in their relationship and was “broken” when their marriage fell apart.

On Tuesday, the jury watched a recorded testimony for almost two hours. In the video, LAPD officer Melissa Saenz was seen testifying that during a domestic call she shared with Depp at the “Aquaman” actress’ penthouse on May 21, 2016, she and her partner determined that no crime had been committed was.

Heard’s attorney questioned 12-year-old officer Saenz and her partner’s response to the call, in which they did not take notes or photos because they found Heard to be uncooperative. Saenz said there were no signs of domestic violence.

Depp also appeared to be drawing in a sketchpad on Wednesday.
Depp was also spotted drawing in a sketchpad on Wednesday.
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On Wednesday, Depp opted for colored markers for his doodle session.
On Wednesday, Depp opted for colored markers for his doodle session.
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The Donnie Brasco actor completed his testimony Monday during a tense day in court. Depp’s defamation allegations tie in with a 2018 Washington Post op-ed by Heard, in which she described herself as a domestic abuse victim but did not directly name Depp. Heard filed a $100 million counterclaim against Depp.

It's unclear who Depp drew in court on Tuesday.
It’s unclear who Depp drew in court on Tuesday.
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Depp's attorney seemingly agreed with the scrawl, placing his hand over his heart as he gazed at it.
Depp’s attorney Chew appeared to approve of the scrawl, placing his hand on his heart as he gazed at it.
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A seemingly proud dork smiled after showing off his artwork.
A seemingly proud dork smiled after showing off his artwork.
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Testimonies about the actors’ personal lives have shocked fans in recent days, as Heard and Depp paint a picture of their turbulent marriage in the courtroom. Depp’s fourth day on the stand provided a glimpse into their divorce fallout. The day ended with his attorneys playing audio from a 2016 conversation with Heard in a San Francisco hotel room, a year before their 2017 divorce was finalized.

The audio played in the courtroom included the “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” actor suggesting the couple make a joint statement about their love for each other as a “peaceful settlement.” However, Heard responded that he should tell the world about his alleged abuse.

“Tell the world, Johnny,” she said. “Tell them that I, Johnny Depp – a man – am also a victim of domestic violence.”

Another clip, played by Heard’s attorney Ben Rottenborn, included Depp calling her a “c–t” and saying, “Shut up, fat ass.”

In a shocking audio clip, Depp can be heard threatening to cut himself with a knife.

“That’s psychologically, emotionally, where I was,” he told the court. “In the end I was broken. . . I figured the only answer here is take my blood, that’s all I have left.”

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