This article explains why Amber Heard is suing Johnny Depp. We also explain when the final verdict will be released.
Worldwide attention has been paid to the highly publicized defamation trial that Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have had. The jury heard Friday’s closing arguments in the highly publicized libel case that has seen shocking revelations. Depp and Heard‘s tumultuous marriage. The trial’s final verdict is yet to be released. We have provided all the details about Depp and Heard’s lawsuit and when the final verdict will be announced.
What’s the defamation suit of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, you ask?
Johnny Depp is best known as Johnny Depp who played the role of Captain Jack Sparrow on the television series Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, has sued Amber Heard for $50 million in damage over the 2018 op-ed Amber Heard wrote for The Washington Post. In the opinion piece, Heard references herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse”. Although the article did not identify Depp as her abuser, he claims that the timing of the article following their divorce has created a public impression of him being the perpetrator.
Depp continues to deny all allegations of abuse. Heard’s story has caused him immense financial, personal and professional damage, which led to his removal from the Board. Pirates of the Caribbean And Fantastic Beasts film franchises.
Heard, after more than one year of Depp’s suit, countersued for $100m in damage alleging he defamed his client when Depp’s attorney released statements calling Depp’s domestic abuse allegations a hoax.
When will the final verdict be available?
Depp stated that he has never slapped Heard. Depp claimed that he orchestrated the abuse in order to gain an advantage during divorce proceedings. Heard claims she was abused multiple times by her husband.
Both sides were given two hours each to sum up their case during a six-week-long trial in Virginia’s Fairfax County Circuit Court. The defamation lawsuit was well-publicized, broadcast live on Friday, May 27, 2022, and gained momentum online as fans began to weigh their opinions online. The jury is currently deliberating after the last arguments. This can take anywhere from a few hours up to several days. Stylecaster predicts that the final verdict will be revealed only after the deposition of witnesses and all evidence has been considered.