Actor Johnny Depp (58) and his ex-wife, actress Amber Heard (36), gave nothing in court. Among other things, it was about allegations of domestic violence, alleged sexual assault, but also character assassination and defamation. Johnny Depp accused his ex of destroying his career with an article she published in the Washington Post in 2018 that made false claims.
On June 1, the jury made its decision and largely agreed with Johnny Depp. The judge ordered Heard to pay her ex more than $10 million in damages. But Depp didn’t get off scot-free either. He must also pay Heard two million US dollars (about 1.9 million euros) for defamatory statements by his former lawyer. After the verdict, the actor’s good reputation has largely been restored. And Johnny Depp is already planning the next steps in his career, reports “dailymail.co.uk”.
Johnny Depp was not personally present when the verdict was announced in the USA. He stayed in Great Britain, where he was on stage with guitarist Jeff Beck (77) as a guest star in the Royal Albert Hall in London. More will be heard from Depp soon, because the 58-year-old, who also shows great talent as a musician, has produced an album with Beck that is due to be released later this year.
Not only as a musician, but also as an actor, Johnny Depp apparently has big plans. As early as 2021, in an interview with film critic Jason Solomons (52), he said he wanted to make films that didn’t necessarily have to cost “$300 million”. After the court found his innocence, Johnny Depp now has the best chance to work as an actor again and maybe show his fans a whole new side.
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