Johnny Depp responds to Amber Heard’s claim wrong juror was seated
shouldn't be allowed to challenge the defamation trial verdict – even if the
wrong juror was seated – because she waited too long to make the claim, Johnny Depp's lawyer wrote in a motion filed Monday.
Heard's attorney Elaine Bredehoft alleged in court papers on Friday that a 77-year-old man
was summoned for jury duty – but a 52-year-old man, who shares the same last name and
address, was improperly seated for the six-week trial in Fairfax County, Virginia.
Based on this new information, Bredehoft argued that the verdict should be thrown out.
The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star’s attorney Ben Chew revealed that the two men are father and son.
The middle-aged son was seated as Juror No. 15.
Chew argued that these were not "new facts," as Bredehoft contended, but a discrepancy