Have you heard about the verdict of Johnny Depp Amber Heard’s defamation lawsuit? Do you know about the personality fighting with each other in court? After disclosing the trial verdict, the news we are sharing with you is widely discussed on social media. Here we will study the news facts, so continue to read the article.
About the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Lawsuit
John Christopher Depp II is an American actor, producer and musician. Amber Laura Heard is an American actress. After a long time of dating, they married in 2015. In 2016 actress filed for divorce and made an allegation against the actor for physical abuse.
Due to an opinion editorial essay in the Washington Post in 2018 by the Heard. She says that a public figure representing domestic abuse, Depp filed a suit for $50 million to destroy his image and character.
On Wednesday, Johnny Depp won a defamation suit against his ex-wife Amber Heard. When the jury found that she insulted Depp by saying that he had made physical torture during their relationship. The jury rewarded Johnny Depp $15 million in insults filed against Amber Heard.
The jury collectively found that Heard could not prove her allegations of physical abuse against Depp. The jury also mentioned that Heard was aware that her allegation of abuse was false when she published it in an essay- report in 2018.
In her statement, Heard said that Depp was orally and physically insulted her during their relationship. Even she also makes allegations against him of sexual violence.
Depp also said in his statement many times that he has never beat Heard and denied the allegation of the sexual allegation made by Heard. He also called himself a victim of domestic violence, and Amber Heard rejected that.
The jury that Heard acted with natural cruelty when writing her op-ed. The jury declares a reward for Depp of $10 million as compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages in his insult suit.
After the verdict, the actor thanked the jury for giving him his life back and issued a statement that he got his life around after six-year, and it was the beginning of a new chapter of his life.
Another side Heard is very disappointed with the verdict. She said she had no words to explain this verdict. She said she was feeling heartbroken and claimed that this decision was a setback for women. She has decided to challenge the ruling and said she could not pay losses.
In the verdict, Amber’s lawyer, representing her defamation trial against Johnny Depp, said that a considerable amount of proof was covered up through the long week’s trial.
The jury also found proof in support of Depp’s one among three allegations against Amber Heard. Mr Depp’s lawyer had also claimed Heard abuse allegation against her ex-husband was a hoax.
The six-year trial finally concluded, and the jury gave their verdict in favour of Johnny Depp; it was a tremendous legal victory for the actor and a refutation for Herd.
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