Jury finds Johnny Depp, Amber Heard each defamed

The jury in a libel lawsuit discovered that each Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard have been defamed in a long-running public dispute.

The panel sided largely with Depp and has awarded the “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor greater than 10-million-dollars.

The jurors discovered that Depp had been defamed by three statements in a 2018 op-ed written by Heard through which she mentioned she was an abuse sufferer.

The decision provides Depp vindication for his claims that Heard lied about abuse she says got here earlier than and through their transient union.

However the jury additionally discovered Heard was defamed by considered one of Depp’s attorneys.

They discovered she was defamed by considered one of Depp’s attorneys for accusing her of partaking in a hoax that included messing up the couple’s condo to make it look unhealthy when police arrived.

Heard will get two-million-dollars for that declare.

The decision got here after a six-week trial adopted carefully by many on social media.