Johnny Depp trial: Amber Heard to appeal verdict after jury rules in Pirates actor’s favour
Spokesperson for the
actor announced her decision to appeal the jury’s verdict
Amber Heard will appeal a Virginia jury’s verdict in the multi-million dollar lawsuit brought against her by Johnny Depp.
Alafair Hall, a spokesperson for the
The New York Times
Ms Heard’s decision to appeal after the jury ruled in Mr Depp’s favour after three days of deliberation.
Ms Heard has been ordered to pay the
Pirates of the Caribbean
actor $15m in damages
after Mr Depp sued her for implying he abused her in a 2018 op-ed in
The Washington Post
Mr Depp claimed Ms Heard’s article adversely impacted his ability to land the kinds of Hollywood roles he once used to.
Ms Heard countersued her ex-husband for $100m
accusing him of orchestrating a “smear campaign” against her and describing the lawsuit against her as a continuation of “abuse and harassment”.