The Jury announced split verdict in favour of both Johnny Depp and Amber Heard in the Fairfax County circuit Court house.
The Jury awarded Johnny Depp 10 million dollars in his label lawsuit against Amber Heard. Johnny Depp won the defamation case against ex-wife Amber Heard on Tuesday. Amber quoted that she is heartbroken as she loses the case of defamation against Johnny Depp and said that it’s a setback for women.
The Jury in the dramatic legal battle announced that Johnny has successfully proven that his ex-wife had defamed him alluding to her past claims of domestic violence. ” The disappointment I feel today is beyond words”, ” I am heartbroken that the mountain of evidence still was not enough to stand up to the disproportionate power, influence, and sway of my ex-husband”, we are the two statements quoted by Amber Heard, after losing the defamation case.
She further stated, ” I am even more disappointed with what this word it means for other women. It is a setback. It sits back the clock to a time when woman who spoke up and spoke out could be publicly shamed and humiliated. It sets back the idea that violence against women is to be taken seriously.”
“I believe Johnny’s attorneys succeeded in getting the Jury to overlook the key issue of freedom of speech and ignore evidence that was so conclusion that we want in the UK”, Heard concluded. While in grief, Amber Heard claimed that she is sad as she lost the case, also she lost the right as an American that is to speak freely and openly.
Johnny Depp filed a defamation lawsuit case against Amber Heard, his ex-wife, in March 2019. Johnny Depp filed the case against a Washington Post essay of his ex-wife that she wrote in 2018, describing herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse”.
Amber Heard had her eyes downcast throughout while she was listening the verdict which was read out in the Fairfax County circuit Court near the US Capital. The Jury was decided more strongly with the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star and contested the allegations of the domestic abuse. The Jury had 5 men and 2 women, as the deliberated over the case for over 3 days, and passed the verdict in the favour of Johnny Depp while awarding him with 10 million dollars as compensation and five million dollars as punitive damages.
The Social media has been flooded with various posts, taking Johnny Depp side, depicting that a man can also be a victim of abuse. They are stating that feminism is about equality and not superiority or dominance as Amber Heard thought off. The social media users are stating that the word has proven Amber Heard as guilty and is the win for all the men who have been wrongfully accused of assault. The citizens of the US Capital are happy with the verdict stating that the verdict is not a setback for other women but is a face off for those women who just lie and are the abuses in real life.
Amber Heard on the other sides claimed that being in years of physical and emotional abuse she is deeply saddened with the verdict and also stated that her ex-lawyer tried to argue with her that she had a borderline personality disorder that is a form of mental illness so as to discredit her. The two-sided battle is won by Johnny Depp, but his ex-wife Amber Heard states that it is the men who always win and this case was the worst fair playing out on a public stage.
Some people on the social media are stating that amber Heard has used genuine female victims as a shield for her compulsive lying. And on the other side herd is concluding that the series of conclusive proofs were not enough for the Jury as they favoured Johnny Depp. Also, people on the social media, I stating that the victim in this case was Johnny Depp and now he has got the justice against his abuser, his ex-wife. There also stating that the lens that is, men= bad, women=victims, is not always true to view through.