Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard Verdict: Authorized Knowledgeable REACTS
On June 1, a jury in Virginia awarded Depp $15 million in damages after ruling that Heard was liable of defaming the Pirates of the Caribbean star. The choose presiding over Depp’s defamation trial later decreased punitive damages to the state’s authorized restrict of $350,000, making the actor’s complete damages $10.4 million. (Heard, who countersued her ex-husband, was awarded $2 million in compensatory damages.)
Whereas talking in regards to the extremely publicized authorized battle throughout a June 2 look on Today, Heard’s lawyer Elaine Charlson Bredehoft shared her ideas on whether or not the Aquaman actress will have the ability to pay the judgement. She advised host Savannah Guthrie, “Oh, no, completely not.”
Bredehoft additionally mirrored on the trial, which lasted greater than six weeks, saying that “quite a lot of issues have been allowed on this courtroom that ought to not have been allowed.” She added that Heard was “demonized” in the course of the authorized proceedings and claimed social media might have performed an element within the jury’s determination.