Johnny Depp files $2 million judgment complaint thanks to Amber Heard’s backing from defamation department
Next Amber Heardfile to appeal to ex-lover Johnny Depp$15 million judgment against her, But the pirate of the Caribbean The star clapped back with an appeal of her own. Amber was awarded $2 million in her countersuit against Johnny, and Edward Scissorhands the actor is also pushing back that much smaller award. Each document obtained by HollywoodLifeJohnny filed his appeal Friday, July 22 in the Virginia Court of Appeals in Fairfax County, Virginia.
The news came on Thursday, July 21 that attorneys for Aquaman beauty, 36 years old, is official file an appeal in Johnny’s infamous defamation case against her. According to documents obtained by HLAmber seeks to appeal a ruling claiming she was guilty of sabotaging her ex-husband’s career, as she wrote an editorial in Washington Post self-identified as a “person of the public” representing domestic violence. Amber never named Johnny in the op-ed. The Ed Wood the star was previously awarded $10 million in punitive damages and $5 million in punitive damages, in a widely publicized case that left Amber underwhelming as the villain in court. Fame.
“We believe the court erred that prevented a fair and First Amendment judgment,” reads a statement forwarded to HL from a spokesperson for Amber. “We are therefore appealing the ruling. While we realize filing today will set Twitter on fire, we need to take steps to ensure both fairness and justice.” Amber’s move to get rid of the whole case by the wrong person denied on July 13.
Amber asked the judge Penney Azcarate arrive throw out the case, claimed that a wrong juror was seated and ultimately helped seal the fate of the actress in the defamation case. Meanwhile, the statement shortly after Johnny’s trial stated that “The jury has given me my life back.”
This is not the first time the actor has filed an appeal. After a significant loss in The UK smear case against Sunwhom he sued for labeling him a “wife beater”, Johnny appealed in November 2020. However, Judge Andrew Nicol again ruled against him, upholding his original judgment on 12 of the 14 accused. domestic violence incident against Amber occurred in his opinion, according to the evidence presented.
“The reality discovery by the trial court (especially someone, such as myself, who has heard oral evidence) rarely goes public to object to an appeal,” reads the ruling. “In any event, I do not believe that the proposed appeals grounds have a reasonable prospect of success (and that has been the case so far because the appeals grounds believe I was wrong in principle or law) and does not have some other compelling reason why an appeal should be allowed. “
The last Johnny is forced to resign from his role in Magical Creatures franchise after a loss.