Reaction of Depp and Heard to their defamation verdict
The verdict for the defamation tussle between actor Johnny Depp and his actress ex-wife Heard is out. The reaction from fans, showbiz world is coming fast as expected. However the two individuals in the whole episode have spoken about the verdict. This article brings out the reaction of Johnny Depp and actress Amber Heard.
What is the verdict?
The verdict is that the jury has found that actress Heard has defamed her ex-husband three times. This is coming from her Washington Post article. They equally found that Depp has defamed Heard following a comment his attorney made.
For this reason, Johnny Depp gets $10.4 million as damages. Heard on the other hand is receiving $2million as damages.
Reactions of Depp and Amber Heard to the verdict of their defamation suit?
We will look at the reaction of the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard after the verdict.
Johnny Depp reaction
This is what Johnny Depp has to say after the verdict. Depp who was not present in court, released a statement which he stated in part, “the jury gave me my life back.”
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“From the very beginning, the goal of bringing this case was to reveal the truth, regardless of the outcome. Speaking the truth was something that I owed to my children and to all those who have remained steadfast in their support of me,” he said. “I feel at peace knowing I have finally accomplished that.”
Amber Heard Reaction
Heard who was present in court is said to have kept her eyes down as the verdict was read. She later released a statement which she described how disappointment she was about the verdict.
“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,” She said.