Key Moments From the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard Verdict
The jury found that both Johnny Depp and Amber Heard were defamed, but awarded more money to him.
Amber Heard says she is ‘heartbroken’ by the verdict.
Johnny Depp says Virginia jury ‘gave me my life back.’
Amber Heard testified that Mr. Depp assaulted her and engaged in a ‘pattern’ of violence.
Johnny Depp portrayed Ms. Heard as the aggressor in his testimony.
The two sides clashed over what caused the damage to Mr. Depp’s career.
Early drafts of the op-ed Ms. Heard was sued for were prepared by the American Civil Liberties Union.
A judge in Britain found in 2020 that Mr. Depp had assaulted Ms. Heard and put her ‘in fear of her life.’
Reaction to Depp verdict was strong, and mixed
In court, Mr. Depp and Ms. Heard dressed to suggest, our critic writes.
Ms. Heard’s sister testified that she witnessed Mr. Depp hitting Ms. Heard repeatedly in the face.
Mr. Depp’s lawyers called a number of witnesses who challenged Ms. Heard’s account.
The two sides gave different accounts of several violent encounters, including one in Australia.