The judge of Johnny Depp’s defamation trial has given a composed request for Amber Heard to pay her previous spouse $10.35million (£8.43m).
Judge Penney Azcarate completed the custom after the jury reported its decision on June 1.
The Judge additionally requested Depp to pay Heard $2 million, the jury’s honor on her counterclaim that Heard was stigmatized by one of Depp’s legal advisors.
Johnny Depp posted a message on TikTok to his fans after his court victory: “To all of my most treasured, loyal and unwavering supporters. We’ve been everywhere together, we have seen everything together.
“We have walked the same road together. We did the right thing together, all because you cared. And now, we will all move forward together.”
While Reacting to Depp’s TikTok, a spokesman for Heard issued a statement saying: “As Johnny Depp says he’s ‘moving forward’, women’s rights are moving backward.
“The verdict’s message to victims of domestic violence is … be afraid to stand up and speak out.”
Following the verdict verdict was, Amber Heard added: “The disappointment I feel today is beyond words. I’m heartbroken that the mountain of evidence still was not enough to stand up to the disproportionate power, influence and sway of my ex-husband.
“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 conclusive that we won in the UK. I’m sad I lost this case. But I am sadder still that I seem to have lost a right I thought I had as an American — to speak freely and openly.”
Around 2018, Amber Heard wrote article for the Washington Post in which she started:
“Two years ago, I became a public figure representing domestic abuse”.
However not referencing him by name, legal counselors for Johnny Depp guaranteed that these 11 words slandered him and looked for $50 million (£41.5 million) in penalties.
Heard has said she intends to pursue the decision.