Johnny Depp – Amber Heard ends the confrontation
Two stars Johnny Depp and Amber Heard ended six weeks of litigation and waited for the jury’s opinion on the lawsuit.
The NY Post , the couple’s stardom was evident in the final part of their evidence following the confrontation on May 27, Fairfax. The judge Penney Azcarate invited the seven jurors to an enclosed room to discuss the case. They will be discussing the two lawsuits brought by Johnny Depp ($50 million) and Amber Heard ($100 million) each for defamation.
The judge Penney Azcarate told jurors before the trial: “I know that this trial is a great sacrifice for all and has taken many weeks away from you all. I want to thank you for your service. everyone’s dedication in this matter”. Judge Azcarate hasn’t reached a decision on the matter. As per CNN If the jury fails to reach any common ground during this week, the trial will continue at the end of the month on May 31.
In the discussion the judge and jury were able to hear the closing arguments of the lawyers for both sides. The lawyer for Mr. Ben Rottenborn – representing Amber Heard – said Johnny Depp did not prove that the actress was not hit by him: “A verdict against Amber Heard here sends the message that no matter what you do when being abused, you have to do more. perfect for people to believe me”.
Depp’s argument concentrated on the fact of Amber Heard was the abuser and not the actor. “What Ms. Heard testified in this courtroom has happened to too many women. However, the evidence lacks weight. It was an act of cruelty, not only to Mr. Depp but to his victims. domestic violence. Ms. Heard identifies herself as a celebrity representing the anti-violence movement. That is untrue, is defamatory and causes irreparable harm,” the lawyer claimed. Johnny Depp’s Camille Vasquez says.
In the span of six weeks jurors were able to hear more than 100 hours of evidence from witness. They frequently offer differing opinions regarding the couple’s personal lives. Amber Heard’s supporters claimed that she was accused by Depp of further allegations of sexual harassment . Many of the witnesses who have been with two individuals including nurses, doctors neighbors, security personnel that support Depp claimed that they’d never witnessed the actress exhibit any signs or signs of assault . Heard admitted that she had hit her ex-husband but with the intention of protecting her self in order to protect her daughter. Whitney is the sister of Heard. She is the sole witness to prove that she’s ever witnessed Depp hit his sister .
The suit is based on an article by Amber Heard published in The Washington Post in the year 2018, two years after their divorce. In the article, Heard called to oppose sexual violence, and portrayed herself as a victim of domestic violence. While she didn’t directly refer to Depp’s name The actor was targeted from Hollywood and had to drop several projects. He sued his ex-wife , for $50 million in damages for defamation. Heard the other side, seeking compensation of $100 million for the same crime.