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Heard to appeal $10M judgment in Depp defamation case

Jul. 21, 2022 14:27 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Amber Heard notified a Virginia court Thursday that she will appeal the $10.35 million judgment she was ordered to pay ex-husband Johnny Depp during a high-profile defamation trial that exposed the inner workings of their troubled marriage. Heard's lawyers...

Judge rejects Amber Heard's request to set aside Depp win

Jul. 13, 2022 14:39 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia judge on Wednesday rejected an effort by actress Amber Heard to set aside the $10 million judgment awarded against her in favor of her ex-husband, Johnny Depp. Depp won a defamation suit against Heard last month in a high-profile civil trial....

Depp's lawyers urge judge to leave jury verdict intact

Jul. 11, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for Johnny Depp are urging a Virginia judge to leave his $10 million defamation judgment intact after attorneys for his ex-wife, Amber Heard, asked the judge to set aside the verdict on multiple grounds, including an apparent case of mistaken identity with one of the...

Heard attorneys say juror served improperly, seek mistrial

Jul. 11, 2022 04:15 AM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — One of the jurors in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation trial served improperly, an attorney for Heard alleged in a recent filing that asked the court to declare a mistrial and order a new trial. “Newly discovered facts” show Juror No. 15 in the...

Heard seeks to throw out verdict in Depp defamation trial

Jul. 04, 2022 12:23 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Amber Heard's lawyers have asked a judge to throw out the $10.35 million verdict against her in the defamation case filed by ex-husband Johnny Depp, arguing that the verdict was not supported by the evidence and that one of the jurors may not have been properly vetted by the...

Judge makes jury's $10.3M award official in Depp-Heard trial

Jun. 24, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The judge in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation trial made a jury's award official Friday with a written order for Heard to pay Depp $10.35 million for damaging his reputation by describing herself as a domestic abuse victim in an op-ed piece she wrote. ...

Amber Heard says she stands by 'every word' of her testimony

Jun. 14, 2022 08:51 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Amber Heard says she stands by the testimony she gave during a contentious six-week libel trial against former husband Johnny Depp, saying she has "always told the truth.” “That's all I spoke. And I spoke it to power. And I paid the price,” Heard said in her...

Amber Heard says she doesn't blame jury in Depp libel case

Jun. 13, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Amber Heard says she doesn't blame the jury that awarded Johnny Depp more than $10 million after a contentious six-week libel trial in her first post-verdict interview. “I don’t blame them," Heard told “Today” co-host Savannah Guthrie in an interview clip...

Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck announce new joint album, '18'

Jun. 09, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off his legal battle with his ex-wife, Johnny Depp has announced that he and legendary guitarist Jeff Beck will release an album of mostly covers next month. The duo’s 13-track album is titled “18” and will drop on July 15. They said they titled the...

Depp-Heard trial: Advocates fear chilling effect on accusers

Jun. 03, 2022 14:16 PM EDT

The call came Thursday, only a day after the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard verdict, to a free legal clinic for domestic violence victims in Athens, Georgia. The woman wanted to pursue her abuse claims, but she was worried. “The fear was that she’d be seen to be a liar like Amber...