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Amber Heard to enchantment verdict in Johnny Depp defamation trial: stories – Nationwide

Amber Heard to enchantment verdict in Johnny Depp defamation trial: stories – Nationwide

The authorized battle between actors and ex-spouses Johnny Depp and Amber Heard will not be over simply but.

After Heard’s loss within the defamation trial towards ex-husband Depp, a spokesperson for the Aquaman actor instructed The New York Occasions that she is planning to enchantment the Virginia verdict. A number of different leisure publications additionally confirmed her purported enchantment.

On Wednesday, a jury in Fairfax, Va., dominated in favour of Depp, 58, deciding he had the truth is been defamed by Heard, 36, on three counts, awarding him USD$15-million in damages. This quantity was later decreased by the choose to $10.35 million.

Heard was additionally awarded a partial win, receiving $2-million on a declare that Depp’s former lawyer and press agent defamed her when he known as her home abuse allegations towards the Pirates of the Caribbean actor “an abuse hoax” designed to capitalize on the #MeToo motion.

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Jury returns verdict in favour of Johnny Depp in defamation trial with Amber Heard

The lawsuit put ahead by Depp revolved round a December 2018 op-ed Heard wrote in The Washington Put up describing herself as “a public determine representing home abuse.”

His attorneys say Depp’s life and profession have been devastated by the article, which didn’t say his identify.

Depp sued Heard for $50-million, whereas she filed a counterclaim for $100-million.

Of their verdict, the Fairfax County Circuit Court docket jury sided with Depp, believing he didn’t abuse Heard. The choice additionally signifies that Heard defamed Depp within the op-ed “with malice,” or realizing intent of a false declare.

Depp was not current in courtroom when the decision was learn. Heard, who was in attendance, appeared alongside her authorized workforce.

After the decision was offered, Heard launched a press release Wednesday saying the “disappointment I really feel immediately is past phrases.”

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“I’m heartbroken that the mountain of proof nonetheless was not sufficient to face as much as the disproportionate energy, affect, and sway of my ex-husband,” she wrote.

“I’m much more disillusioned with what this verdict means for different girls. It’s a setback. It units again the clock to a time when a girl who spoke up and spoke out might be publicly shamed and humiliated. It units again the concept that violence towards girls is to be taken severely,” Heard continued.

“I’m unhappy I misplaced this case. However I’m sadder nonetheless that I appear to have misplaced a proper I believed I had as an American – to talk freely and brazenly,” the assertion concluded.

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Johnny Depp calls Amber Heard’s allegations ‘insane’ as defamation trial continues

Depp additionally launched a public assertion after his victory.

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“Six years in the past, my life, the lifetime of my youngsters, the lives of these closest to me, and likewise, the lives of the folks, who for a lot of, a few years have supported and believed me have been endlessly modified. All within the blink of a watch,” he wrote.

“False, very critical and felony allegations have been levied at me through the media, which triggered an infinite barrage of hateful content material, though no expenses have been ever introduced towards me. It had already travelled world wide twice inside a nanosecond and it had a seismic influence on my life and my profession,” he continued.

“And 6 years later, the jury gave me my life again. I’m really humbled,” he wrote.

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Amber Heard’s sister testifies, stated she witnessed Johnny Depp abuse firsthand

Over the past six weeks, the ex-spouses have every offered a whole bunch of items of proof, dozens of witnesses and supplied their very own testimony, all within the hopes of portray the opposite as the true abuser within the relationship.

Heard’s attorneys claimed Depp has extreme drug and alcohol abuse points. Her authorized workforce offered the courtroom pictures, audio and textual content messages, all referencing Depp’s alleged addictions. Heard’s attorneys continued to say Depp turned a “monster” when underneath the affect.


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Defamation trial: Jury hears alleged audio recording of Heard, Depp discussing his drug, alcohol use – Apr 21, 2022

Depp, however, maintained that he has by no means been hooked on alcohol or medicine (except Roxicodone, for which he obtained therapy).

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On the stand, Depp testified that it’s been “insane” listening to Heard’s accusations towards him.


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Johnny Depp says listening to Amber Heard’s testimony has been ‘insane’ – Might 25, 2022

“It’s insane to listen to heinous accusations of violence, sexual violence, that’s she’s attributed to me,” he stated. “I don’t suppose anybody enjoys having to separate themselves open and inform the reality. However there are occasions when one has to, because it’s gotten uncontrolled.”

He known as the expertise “ridiculous, humiliating, painful, savage, unimaginably brutal and merciless” in addition to calling every thing that’s been stated about him “false.”

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