Johnny Depp can drag Amber Heard to court again after latter’s latest interview: Reports

Ever for the reason that jury members of a Virginia court docket have dominated in favour of Johnny Depp within the high-profile defamation swimsuit, his ex-wife and actor Amber Heard is usually seen just lately sharing her opining on the lawsuit. In an interview clip launched on Monday, the Aquaman star was requested about Johnny’s assertion in court docket, the place he claimed he’d by no means hit her. 

The interview clip with Today had marked Amber’s first interview after dropping the defamation battle after a six-week-long gruelling trial. For the unversed, The Tourist actor had sued his 36-year-old spouse for $50 million (£38.2 million) in a defamation lawsuit over home abuse claims that she made in a 2018 article in The Washington Post.

Can Johnny Depp sue his ex-wife Amber Heard once more?

In the current interview which shall be launched in full later this week, the host Savannah Guthrie recalled Depp’s claims of by no means having hit her was a misinform which, Amber responded by saying, “Yes, it’s.” Following the post-trial interview, Nicole Haff, a lawyer primarily based in New York informed Daily Mail that the 59-year-old star might sue Amber Heard once more for her remarks. 

She informed the main outlet, “Yes. This interview might rely as a brand new ‘publication’ underneath the legislation, which might spur a 3rd lawsuit.” In its verdict on June 1, the jury discovered that Amber defamed Johnny in a 2018 Washington Post op-ed, and awarded considerably extra damages to him. The jury then awarded the Pirates of the Caribbean star $10 million in compensatory damages and about $5 million {dollars} in punitive damages, whereas Amber was awarded $2 million in compensatory damages. 

Furthermore, the lawyer even informed The Daily Mail that Johnny mustn’t pursue a 3rd trial towards Amber, saying, “Heard’s legal professionals have already said that she can not pay the unique judgment.” Meanwhile, put up the decision on the high-profiled defamation lawsuit, Amber broke her silence for the primary time throughout her interview with Today. As per the NBC report, within the preview, the actor said that she doesn’t ‘blame’ the jury and ‘understands’ why they sided with Depp. She reasoned that the 58-year-old was a ‘beloved character’ and a ‘implausible actor’.

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