Johnny Depp Reaches Settlement In 'City Of Lies' Assault Case Ahead Of Trial
has scored another legal victory. The "
Pirates of the Caribbean:
Dead Men Tell No Tales
" star has reached a tentative settlement in his "
City of Lies (2021)
" lawsuit ahead of its trial.
The Hollywood actor was sued for allegedly assaulting crew member Gregg "Rocky" Brooks on the set of the movie.
Brooks accused the 59-year-old actor of "maliciously and forcefully" punching
him twice in his ribs before saying he'd pay the location manager $100,000 to "punch [him] in the
face" in April 2017 and claimed he suffered "physical pain and emotional and psychological injury" as a result.
In his legal documents, he slammed Depp over his conduct, alleging he "was intentional and
malicious and done for the purpose of causing plaintiff to suffer humiliation."
And he claimed Depp's "intoxication and temper created a hostile, abusive and unsafe work environment,