Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard Verdict: Who Won the Trial?
Posted By: Shweta Khandal
Posted On: August 17, 2023
The fight between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard lasted for a long time. But in the end, who really won the trial? Let’s get the important details about both of them and what happened to them after the trial. You can now watch the news about this trial on Netflix.
Who won the Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard trial?
Johnny Depp got $15 million as a result of the trial, and Amber Heard got $2 million.
Out of the $15 million given to Johnny Depp, $10 million was for compensating the harm he experienced, and $5 million was meant to punish the other side. But, this $5 million got smaller because of a rule in Virginia that limits such payments to $350,000.
The $2 million Amber Heard received was only to make up for the harm she suffered.
Why were Johnny Depp and Amber Heard in court?
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard went to court because they had defamation lawsuits.
First, Johnny Depp took legal action against Amber Heard, saying she defamed him with something she wrote in an article. Then, Amber Heard also took action against Johnny Depp in return.
In these lawsuits, they were asking for a lot of money, up to $100 million, which is way more than what they were finally given as compensation.
What happened to Johnny Depp after the trial?
After the trial, Johnny Depp went on tour with Jeff Beck and later acted in a new movie called “Jeanne Du Barry.”
As for Johnny Depp’s future plans, they haven’t been revealed yet. But because he became more popular again after the trial, it’s likely that he will get offered more important roles in movies and other big projects.
What happened to Amber Heard after the trial?
Amber Heard is said to be living in Spain now, where she can have more privacy.
According to what people have said to People magazine, “The trial was really tough for her, and she just wanted a new beginning in another country.”
When it comes to Amber Heard’s job as an actress, the same source said, “[Heard] is looking forward to acting and being in movies again.” Her most recent movie is called “In the Fire.”
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