At the moment, the trial of the $50 million defamation lawsuit between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard is one of Hollywood’s most attention-grabbing events. Fans worldwide are looking forward to the outcome of this trial, but according to the jury, they need more time to consider which one of them is the one to bear the real damage because of the crimes. Opponent’s lies. While there’s evidence that both’s careers were damaged, jurors are now having difficulty connecting that damage to specific defamation claims.
After six tense weeks, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard both adjourned their case in court on Friday and left the verdict up to a seven-person jury. However, the jury could take another week before deciding on the case.
Actor Johnny Depp has sued his ex-wife Heard for $50 million for defaming him in an article she wrote in 2018 for The Washington Post. In the article, she identified herself as a sexual and family abuse victim. Although Depp was not named, the allegation hugely impacted Depp’s career. He was turned away by Hollywood and didn’t get a single screenplay. In this lawsuit, Heard also sued Depp for $100 million.
During the six-week trial in Fairfax, Virginia, countless testimonies were heard from both Depp and Heard, other witnesses and experts, and allegations of abuse from both parties. The court heard audiotapes of the couple’s volatile arguments, graphic details of Depp’s severed finger wound and Heard’s alleged bruise, among other important key moments.
It is unknown how long the jury discussion will last, and there may be some mixed results when reaching a verdict.
Both stars have specific reasons and evidence about their careers being affected by the other’s allegations. The decision is now in the hands of a jury and a final verdict is expected on the million-dollar lawsuit between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.