Trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard live: jury begins deliberation in defamation case

Attorney Depp accuses Heard of faking tears in ‘execution of her life’

After closing arguments in Amber Heard’s libel trial in the case brought against her by ex-husband Johnny Depp on Friday (May 27), the jury began deliberating on the six-week testimony before she was sent home for the Memorial Day- holiday weekend.

On Tuesday (May 31), jurors resume deliberations on the high-profile civil case.

Heard is being sued by Depp for $50 million for implying that he had her in a 2018 . has abused Washington Post op-ed. Though she didn’t name him, he claims her allegations affected his ability to work. She is seeking a counterclaim of $100 million.

In Depp’s closing statement, his lawyers asked the jurors to “give him his life back” after he claimed it had been “ruined” by Heard’s allegations of domestic violence. They argued that Heard would rather fight than let the actor leave, calling her claims an act of deep cruelty towards real survivors and saying she gave the performance of her life in the stands.

Heard lawyer said a ruling in favor of Depp would make jurors an “accomplice” to his abuse and to his “campaign of global humiliation”, and called on the actor for “laughs” and “snide remarks” during the closing. adding that he was involved in “victim blaming at its most disgusting”.


Depp fans enjoy his smile during Kate Moss testimonial

Oliver O’ConnellMay 30, 2022 09:00


Depp Claims He Called Warner Bros About Heard’s Aquaman Role To ‘Assume Their Worries’

Witnesses on Wednesday, depp questionable Heardclaims he didn’t help her land Aquarius role.

Asked by his legal team if he remembers Heard testifying that he “didn’t help her get her part in” AquariusDepp replied, “It’s not quite true.”

The Independent’s Annabel Nugent reports:

Oliver O’ConnellMay 30, 2022 07:00


Heard’s team accuses Depp of trying to get her fired from Aquaman

The actor returned to the witness box on Wednesday (May 25) to give more testimony at his trial for multimillion-dollar libel against ex-wife Heard. He was recalled for his own team’s rebuttal.

During his testimony, Depp was challenged or tried to get Heard fired from the Warner Brothers superhero movie.

Oliver O’ConnellMay 30, 2022 04:59


What happens next and what are the possible statements?

Divorced Hollywood actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have reached the end of their acrimonious defamation lawsuit in Virginia, which has made headlines around the world for six weeks and fans have followed closely the proceedings on TikTok and Instagram, treating the case as a spectator sports, micro-analyzing the evidence and cheering on their favored side.

Oliver O’ConnellMay 30, 2022 01:00


Heard spars with Johnny Depp attorney when grilled over Kate Moss

Ms Heard returned on Thursday as the final witness to her rebuttal and spoke of the toll the trial has taken on her as she was harassed, humiliated and threatened on a daily basis by Mr Depp’s fans.

She then faced intense cross-examination from Mr. Depp’s attorney Camille Vasquez, who began the cross-examination by claiming the trial was difficult because her “lies have been exposed to the world multiple times, right?”

Oliver O’Connell29 May 2022 23:00


Heard Begs Johnny Depp ‘Leave Me Alone’ And Claims Daily Death Threats Over Trial

Amber Heard has returned to the stands as part of her legal team’s rebuttal in the multimillion-dollar lawsuit brought against the actor by ex-husband Johnny Depp.

Asked how she has been affected by Depp-Waldman’s statements central to her counterclaim, Ms Heard said on Thursday (May 26): “I am harassed, humiliated, threatened every day.”

Oliver O’ConnellMay 29, 2022 21:30


Former TMZ employee cuts back to Heard lawyer

A former TMZ employee who testified for Johnny Depp in his defamation trial against Amber Heard reacted with scathing when her attorney suggested he was seeking his “15 minutes of fame.”

Morgan Tremaine appeared as a witness before the… Pirates of the Caribbean actor on Wednesday in Fairfax, Virginia.

Oliver O’ConnellMay 29, 2022 20:00


RECAP: Depp’s testimony about Heard

Depp’s testimony about Heard, which lasted three and a half days in April, revolved around his claim that she was the abuser, not him.

He described how they fell in love quickly after meeting on the set of The Rum Diary before everything went downhill.

Below are the key revelations from his testimony:

Oliver O’ConnellMay 29, 2022 18:30


RECAP: Heard’s testimony about Depp

Earlier this month, Heard spoke about her tumultuous relationship with Mr. Depp over several days of testimony.

She started out with background information on how they met and fell in love, before sharing several allegations of physical abuse and sexual assault.

Below are the key revelations from her testimony:

Oliver O’ConnellMay 29, 2022 17:00


Camped in the sea of ​​devoted fans during the Depp v Heard trial

Yvonne Deboer booked a whole year off to support Johnny Depp.

The travel agent and self-proclaimed “number one fan” left her life in Los Angeles to come to Fairfax, Virginia, for the actor’s entire defamation lawsuit.

For the past six weeks, she has spent every day in the courtroom watching the case unfold, and every night she camped outside the courthouse to take one of the restricted spaces in the public gallery the next morning.

Ms. Doboer is one of hundreds of fans who have spent more than a month attending the trial. Below, The Independent’s Rachel Sharp speaks to many of them outside the courthouse about why they came:

Oliver O’ConnellMay 29, 2022 15:30

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