The dramatic six-week defamation trial wherein Johnny Depp (58) sued ex-wife Amber Heard (36) got here to a detailed after capturing the world’s consideration, however it’s removed from completed within the court docket of public opinion. Either side’ supporters have continued guilty one another, and the battle intensified when Elaine Beredehoft, Amber Heard’s lawyer, gave an interview to CBS Mornings’, an American program shortly after the jury’s verdict. “These folks had been giving her loss of life threats. They threatened to microwave her child. That is the form of social media she was getting,” Bredehoft stated on CBS Mornings. The Jury had beforehand discovered that Amber Heard defamed Johnny Depp when she described herself in an op-ed as a “public determine representing home abuse.” Because of this, the jury was present in Johnny Depp’s favour, awarding him $15 million in damages.
Whereas Amber’s supporters put their heads down in disappointment, Johnny’s followers wrote heartfelt messages to the Jack Sparrow actor on social media. “He received within the court docket of public opinion. He received within the court docket of legislation. Justice has been served and now he can lastly have his identify and fame again”, wrote a fan. One other supporter wrote, “Johnny Depp successful his defamation case towards Amber Heard is a reminder that ladies CAN be abusers too”.
Nevertheless, on social media platforms, a struggle has erupted, with people arguing about who received and the way. Totally different YouTubers have performed their very own investigations and are nonetheless making an attempt to find out who was appropriate and who was incorrect whereas physique language consultants proceed to interrupt down gestures and facial expressions to find out who’s testimony holds integrity or deception.
Eve Barlow, one among Amber Heard’s shut friends pleaded on Twitter to “go away Amber alone,” however the request backfired, with the phrase “go away Johnny alone” changing into the brand new trending time period. Eve Barlow, a journalist and outspoken supporter of Heard, has been utilizing her platform to foyer for the Aquaman star all through her ex-husband Johnny Depp’s multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit and continues to take action.
Regardless of Amber’s heart-wrenching testimonies and reportedly cast proof, Johnny has strongly received within the Virginia court docket in addition to within the court docket of public opinion, however Amber can nonetheless enchantment, in response to quite a few sources.
Lisa Bloom, who’s an American authorized skilled who’s recognised for advising Harvey Weinstein withinside the wake of varied sexual assault allegations and for representing ladies who accused Invoice O’Reilly of sexual harassment, which caused his expulsion from Fox Information. She instructed BBC that largely defamation situations are genuinely determined on enchantment. If one is to belief her, then it looks like the struggle is way from over for our Captain Sparrow and his lovers!
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