Johnny Depp trial: Amber Heard to appeal verdict after jury rules in Pirates actor’s favour

Spokesperson for the Aquaman 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 Aquaman actor, told The New York Times about

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”.