JOHNNY DEPP-AMBER FEELS. Amber Heard was ordered to pay Johnny Depp $ 15 million in the lawsuit against her ex -husband in Fairfax. He plans to appeal.
[Mis à jour le 2 juin 2022 à 14h22] The verdict in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard trial fell this Wednesday, June 1. The actress inAquaman ordered her ex -husband to pay $ 15 million for defamation with malicious intent. Her spokeswoman Amber Heard announced that she was preparing to appeal. However, he must be able to prove that there were mistakes made during the trial or judgment. Johnny Depp, for his part, was ordered to pay him $ 2 million after comments by his former lawyer.
Leaving the court in Fairfax, near Washington, Amber Heard expressed her “unspeakable disappointment” and said she was “devastated by the fact that the mountain of evidence was not enough to confront the power, the greater influence and height than my ex “on her Instagram account:” I am even more disappointed with what this verdict means for other women. It is a failure. It questions the idea that violence is against of women should be taken seriously, “she said.
It should also be remembered that Amber Heard won the trial against Johnny Depp in 2020 in London, as the judge ruled without prejudice if the actor was called a “violent husband” in the Sun columns.
Johnny Depp’s reaction
For his part, Johnny Depp posted a message on Instagram during the trial. He walks back to ‘very serious criminal cases’ changing ’[sa] life, that of [ses]children, of [ses] relatives and [ses] fans. ”“ After six years [d’accusations]the jury took my life back “, can we read this message.” I now feel peacefully succeeding [à révéler la vérité] in this case. I am overwhelmed with gratitude for the unconditional love and tremendous support that has come to me from all over the world. I hope that my search for the truth has helped others, male or female, who have found themselves in my situation. ”
However, Amber Heard didn’t lose it all. Johnny Depp had to pay him two million dollars, after the jury found that Johnny Depp’s lawyer’s statements against him were also defamatory. In fact, jurors knew that lawyer Adam Waldman’s statements to the Daily Mail in 2020 were damaging. He then admitted that the accusations made by Amber Heard were a “set up”.
Why are Johnny Depp and Amber Heard fighting in court?
The second trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard took place in Fairfax (United States) from April 11, 2022 to June 1, 2022. The actor of “Pirates of the Caribbean” filed a defamation complaint against his ex-wife after being published in a tribune. in the Washington Post in 2018. In this text, the actressAquaman admitted victim of domestic violence. However, he does not mention Johnny Depp’s name in this article. Amber Heard then counterattacked by filing a complaint against her ex-husband.
Johnny Depp met Amber Heard on the set of the film Rhum Express, which was released in 2011. The couple married in 2015, before separating in 2016. The actress who was seen in Aquaman then accused her of domestic violence, which Johnny denies Depp, claiming to have received. beating from his ex -wife. An agreement was finally reached and Amber Heard withdrew her complaint for domestic violence, in the amount of $ 7 million.
A first Johnny Depp-Amber Heard trial in 2020 in London
In July 2020, a defamation case was filed against the actor against Sun, calling the actor a “violent husband”. On November 2, 2020, Johnny Depp lost his case against the Sun and appealed for verdict. After collecting testimony from the actress and relatives of both parties, Judge Nicol ruled that the words and qualifications used by Sun in their article were “substantially true”.