American actor/producer Johnny Depp's wife Amber Heard, who is facing charges of bringing her two dogs into Australia illegally, has had her case adjourned. The celebrity couple made headlines after bringing their Yorkshire terriers, Pistol and Boo, into the country on a private jet and breaking Australia's stringent quarantine regulations.
The 29-year-old Magic Mike XXL star was absent at the Southport Magistrates Court and was represented by her lawyer Paula Morreau. Morreau sought a two-week adjournment to have more discussions with prosecutors, as reported in the Sydney Morning Herald.
Previously, the country's agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce had warned Depp to send the dogs home to be quarantined or face having them euthanised. Joyce said: "If we start letting movie stars even though they've been the 'sexiest man alive' twice to come into our nation, then why don't we just break the laws for everybody? It's time that Pistol and Boo buggered off back to the United States."
During an interview with an Australian news station, Depp's wife voiced her displeasure over the incident. Heard said: "I have a feeling we're going to avoid the land Down Under from now on, just as much as we can, thanks to certain politicians there."
"I don't know, I guess everyone tries to go for their 15 minutes, including some government officials," she alleged.