For the jury that gave the verdict in the trial of Johnny Depp against Amber Heard, both actors ” defamed each other “.
After almost 13 hours of discussion, the court agreed in its final verdict that there was a mutual discredit between the former couple of interpreters who married in 2015 and broke up their marriage 15 months later.
For this reason, both Johnny Depp and Amber Heard must pay compensation to compensate for their public disqualification.
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She will have to give her ex-husband a total of 15 million dollars (295 million 197 thousand 900 pesos) for “acting with malice”.
And defaming Johnny by publishing an article in The Washington Post, where he mentioned that he had been a victim of domestic violence and sexual abuse.
For his part, Johnny Depp must give his ex-partner 2 million dollars
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard intended to harm each other by defaming each other
According to the verdict of the jury that issued its decision in the case of Johnny Depp against Amber Heard, the two actors had the intention to harm each other, so they resorted to defamation.
“If there was intent to defame on Mrs. Heard’s part, the answer is yes. If she acted maliciously, the answer is yes. The publication against Depp is false, is it defamatory? The answer is yes…”
“We ask that she pay damages of five million dollars. As for what was published in the Daily Mail, her friends used lies and used them to harm Mr. Depp ”.
For the court, the actor of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ is responsible in one of the three counts of the counterclaim that Amber Heard put.
The jury found that Depp defamed Amber Heard, through his Adam Waldman.
A lawyer who was with the American actor in the 2016 litigation and who dismissed Amber Heard’s domestic violence allegations.
According to Judge Penney Azcarate, Waldman acted as a kind of “agent” for Johnny Depp who helped him leak information and defame his ex-wife.