US jury awards Johnny Depp $15 million in damages after finding an article penned by his ex-wife Amber Heard was defamatory to Depp. Depp is ordered to pay compensatory damages of $2 million to Heard.
Actor Johnny Depp's defamation case against Amber Heard continues as his ex-wife returns to the witness stand in the multi-million dollar case in Virginia state court.
The Depp-Heard defamation trial has grabbed international attention as two of Hollywood’s elites air their dirty laundry for the public to bear witness to. Both sides accuse the other of repeated domestic abuse. Here’s what we know so far.
Hollywood actor had sought to challenge a November 2020 ruling in a high-profile libel action that upheld claims in the newspaper that he beat his ex-wife during their stormy marriage.
Depp had sued News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, and the newspaper’s executive editor, Dan Wootton, over an April 2018 article that accused him of assaulting his wife Amber Heard.
Amber Heard withdrew her claims that she was subject to physical and mental abuse by Johnny Depp. The couple separated and ended their one-and-half-year marriage.
Heard filed for divorce on Monday and on Friday she accused Depp of verbal, emotional and physical abuse in her court filing.
Johnny Depp's wife, Amber Heard, tried for illicitly bringing two dogs into Australia without informing immigration
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