Johnny Depp and Amber Heard reacted to the verdict

NABATI NI JOHNNY DEPP AMBER. Johnny Depp-Amber Heard’s trial judge has been released. The actress was found guilty of defamation and ordered to pay her ex-husband $ 15 million.

[Mis à jour le 2 juin 2022 à 9h08] The Johnny Depp-Amber Heard trial ended on Wednesday 1ster June when the long -awaited verdict was actually handed down. The actress ofAquaman found guilty of slander with malicious intent against her ex-husband. He was ordered to pay $ 10.35 million in damages to Johnny Depp. Previously, the judge awarded, in addition to $ 10 million, $ 5 million in punitive damages, but Virginia’s highest was $ 350,000.

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.

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 great 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. ”

Camille Vasquez, Johnny Depp’s lawyer, also spoke to the media at the Fairfax court exit: “Today’s verdict confirms what we said from the beginning: that the allegations against Johnny Depp are defamatory, supported by no evidence. We are. grateful to the jury. “

Johnny Depp has to pay Amber Heard

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”.

The seven jurors spent more than 13 hours on analysis. In fact, they need to agree on the outcome of one of the most announced trials of the past decade. In the face of media coverage of the case, the identity of the jurors will be kept for a year to ensure their safety.

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”.

Internet users decided to try Johnny Depp-Amber Heard

The verdict in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard trial has now fallen. But before it was known, Internet users had clearly expressed their support for the actor, who is more famous and well-known than his ex-wife. In contrast, Amber Heard has been constantly criticized and ridiculed on social networks since the trial began. The live broadcast of the trial and the media coverage of these legal processes also did not help him gain the support of the general public, unlike other victims who spoke about the violence they had experienced recently. years.

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