Amber Heard faces new legal battle, this time with her insurer over Depp suit

Amber Heard is facing a legal battle on a new front, this time with her insurance company.

New York Marine and General Insurance Co. filed a lawsuit against the

“Aquaman” actor Friday in federal court, seeking a ruling about whether it

has to pay Heard after her unsuccessful defense of a defamation lawsuit

brought by her ex-husband, Johnny Depp. The insurance company said in the

lawsuit that it doesn’t believe it has an ongoing obligation to defend Heard.

A spokesman for Heard was not immediately available for comment Friday.

An actual controversy has arisen and now exists between Plaintiff, on the one

hand, and Heard, on the other hand, with regard to the duties and obligations owed between Plaintiff and Heard under the Policy