Johnny Depp Verdict Live: Actor Launches TikTok Account After Winning Amber Heard Trial

Depp’s verdict: Actor wins libel trial when Heard granted a counterclaim

Johnny Depp emerged victorious in his defamation case against ex-wife Amber Heard after three days of jury deliberations, which also gave Heard a partial victory in his counter-suit.

Depp sues Heard for $50 million for insinuating he abused her in 2018Washington Post editorial. Although she did not name him, he claims that her allegations affected his ability to work. She filed a $100 million counterclaim.

The jury found Heard defamed Depp on all three counts and awarded him $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages. Heard received $2 million in compensatory damages.

The “humiliated” actor thanked the jury for giving him back life and said a new chapter was beginning for him after six years. Currently playing shows on a UK tour with Jeff Beck, the actor told fans he was “still in shock”.

In a statement, Heard expressed “disappointment beyond words” and said she was heartbroken, claiming the verdict was a “setback” for women. She decided to appeal the verdict and is “unable to pay” the damages.

In the wake of the verdicts, the stenographer who recorded the trial backtracked on accusations that she was “biased” towards Depp.

O Pirates of the Caribbean star also appears to launch a TikTok account after his win.

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Amber Heard’s lawyer says ‘enormous amount of evidence has been suppressed’

A lawyer representing Amber Heard in her libel trial against Johnny Depp came out after the verdict to say that “an enormous amount of evidence was suppressed” during the weeks-long trial.

Lawyer Elaine Bredehoft appeared on NBC Today show on Thursday morning, hours after a jury found Heard defamed Depp on all three counts in his lawsuit against her in relation to a 2018 editorial she wrote in the Washington Post about being a victim of domestic abuse.

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Fan sparks debate by tattooing Depp’s lawyer

ONE women attracted mixed reactions online after she gave herself a tattoo of deppin attorneyCamila Vasquez.

Over the course of the six-week trial, Vasquez became one of the best known figures in case. Since then, she has gained massive attention online and has been celebrated on Twitter and Instagram. Rumors have also surfaced that she is dating Depp, which Vásquez laughed and refused to respond further.

Inside a recent video shared on TikTok, Jazzmyn Wolfe, documented how she gave herself “a tattoo of Camille Vasquez”. She first showed a silhouette of the lawyer, drawn on a piece of paper, who was in front of a microphone. Underneath the portrait, Wollfe wrote: “OBJECTION.”

The Independents Amber Raiken reports:

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Johnny Depp x Amber Heard jurors ‘fell asleep’ during testimony, says stenographer

A court stenographer in the libel trial involving Johnny Depp and Amber Heard claimed that the jury members continued to fall asleep throughout the six-week process.

In a new interview with Law and Crime Network on Monday (June 6), stenographer Judy Bellinger claimed that some jurors fell asleep at various points during the trial.

“There were some jurors who were napping,” she said. “And it was difficult. There were a lot of video testimonials, and they would sit there, and all of a sudden I would see their heads drop.”

Bellinger also claimed that the juror who ended up paying the most attention was “unfortunately” not involved in the final verdict.

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Amber Heard Should Appeal Johnny Depp’s ‘Inconsistent’ Verdict, Says Lisa Bloom

Bloom, whose clients include Janice Dickinson (in her allegations against Bill Cosby), actor Mischa Barton (in a revenge porn suit) and Harvey Weinstein (for whom Bloom was an early adviser before she resigned) spoke with BBC night after the verdict in the defamation case.

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Johnny Depp launches TikTok account amid pressure to return

Johnny Depp is now on TikTok.

So far, Depp has amassed over 800k followers on the verified TikTok account @JohnnyDepp.

Despite the large number of followers, the Pirates of the Caribbean star has yet to post her first video on TikTok.

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Heard’s sister breaks silence after verdict

Heard’s sister Whitney Henriquez took to Instagram on Sunday to say she’s “proud” of the Aquaman actor despite last week’s verdict.

“Yesterday, today and tomorrow I will always be proud of you for standing up for yourself, for witnessing both here in Virginia and in the UK, and for being the voice for so many who cannot speak about the things that happen behind the scenes. doors,” wrote Henriquez, who testified during the trial.

“We knew this was going to be an uphill battle and the cards were stacked against us. But you stood up and spoke independently.”

The Independents Annabel Nugent reports:

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Depp and Jeff Beck Spend $60,000 on Indian Dinner

Depp and Jeff Beck racked up a huge bill at an Indian restaurant in Birmingham after the actor won the libel trial.

On Sunday (June 5), the duo closed the Varanasi restaurant to the public as 20 other friends joined them to share a meal.

According to TMZthe restaurant’s chief operating officer, Mohammed Hussain, said Depp’s final bill was around £50,000 ($60,000) in total.

In an Instagram post, the restaurant shared some photos, along with a caption that read, “The most talked about person on the planet has now joined us for dinner last night!”

The Independents Inga Parkel reports:

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Voices: Depp and Heard Won’t Hear Your Opinion on Trial Verdict – But Silent Victims Will

Abused women are watching as this all happens. They are learning that their silence is the safest option.

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Snoop Dogg on Depp v Heard Trial

The rapper said he was “busy doing Snoop Dogg” and therefore didn’t follow up on the high-profile case, but hoped others could “be better, with or without the other.”

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Unlikely cult celebrities from the Depp v Heard trial

Fans of the estranged couple have exhaustively documented Depp and Heard’s every move and mannerism in court, their lawyers’ arguments, the judge’s interventions and a wealth of colorful testimonies on TikTok, Instagram and Twitter, sharing what could have been a legal process. dry in A spectator sport.

All of this has raised disapproving eyebrows in some quarters, with concerns expressed that the real issue at the heart of the case, domestic violencegot lost in what became a tasteless viral soap opera.

While these criticisms are more than valid, there is no doubt that the trial provided an extraordinary spectacle and a cast of unforgettable supporting characters who became unlikely cult celebrities.

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