Johnny Depp

The Pirates of the Caribbean’s star lost his case against the British tabloid, which called him a “wife-beater”. The court accepted the claims made by the outlet as “substantially truthful”.

Hollywood actor despite a huge legal loss in Britain Johnny Depp will have a second libel hearing to prove that Depp didn’t abuse Amber Heard. According to reports Johnny Depp, 58 has been allowed by Heard to proceed with his defamation complaint. Amber Heard wrote in a Washington Post article about domestic violence, and Johnny Depp is now suing Amber Heard. Heard never mentioned Depp but she did accuse Johnny Depp of domestic violence during their 2016 breakup, which he denied.

According to court documents, Depp was granted by a Virginia judge the right to continue his lawsuit. Amber Heard, however, denied Heard’s second plea to dismiss the case. Amber Heard lost his UK libel case against The Sun.

Johnny Depp

In November 2020, the Pirates of the Caribbean movie star lost his case to the British tabloid. The outlet called him a wife-beater’. The court accepted the outlet’s claims as “substantially truthful”.

Heard asked for the dismissal of Johnny Depp’s lawsuit. Amber Heard had filed the lawsuit in Virginia in February 2019, as Depp claimed the UK judgment should apply to the US proceedings. Both lawsuits revolve around allegations that Depp was an abuser. Fairfax County Chief Judgment Penney Azcarate rejected Amber Heard’s plea. Heard said that, although they were similar in that they dealt with abuse claims, the statements made both by Amber Heard and The Sun in her Op-Ed were “inherently diverse”.

Heard wrote that in her December 2018 editorial, she had become a public figure for domestic abuse. She felt the full force and fury of the culture’s anger for women who speak their minds. Depp filed a suit for defamation against Johnny Depp, seeking USD 50 million.