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Johnny Depp Doesn't Want to Pay Amber Heard $2M

Files an appeal stating jury's verdict in her favor was 'erroneous'

(Newser) - As promised , Johnny Depp has appealed the $2 million judgment Amber Heard was awarded in her countersuit to his defamation case. The jury found both Depp and Heard were defamed, ordering Heard to pay Depp $10.35 million and Depp to pay Heard $2 million, and now both are...

Report: Johnny Depp Is Dating One of His Libel Attorneys

Joelle Rich represented actor in failed case against British tabloid

(Newser) - Johnny Depp is reportedly dating a lawyer from one of his libel cases—and it's not the case he won in Virginia. Sources tell Page Six that the 59-year-old actor has been seeing Joelle Rich, one of the lawyers who represented him in his failed lawsuit in Britain against...

Surprise 'Bizarre' Guest at VMAs: Johnny Depp

'I needed the work,' he jokes

(Newser) - Almost three months after the conclusion of his defamation trial against Amber Heard, Johnny Depp made a high-profile surprise cameo. At Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards, the actor appeared as MTV's iconic moonman (recently renamed moonperson, per TMZ ) in what E! Online called a "bizarre"...

Report: Depp Signs 7-Figure Deal With Dior

He's been the face of Sauvage since 2015

(Newser) - Johnny Depp has been enjoying success after success following his court victory over Amber Heard. Sources tell TMZ that the actor has signed a new, seven-figure, multi-year deal with Dior to continue being the face of its Sauvage men's scent. According to TMZ's sources, fashion photographer Greg did...

Johnny Depp's Debut Art Collection Sells Out in Hours

It's Castle Fine Art's 'fastest-selling collection to date,' with $3.6M in sales

(Newser) - Within hours, Johnny Depp went from being a somewhat secret painter to one with sales in the multi-millions. The actor unleashed his debut art collection on the world in a Thursday Instagram post , revealing prints for sale through Castle Fine Art's galleries, per the BBC . Its website was soon...

Judge Rejects Heard's Request for a New Trial
Amber Heard Loses
Bid for Retrial

Amber Heard Loses Bid for Retrial

$10M verdict still stands, though actress plans to appeal

(Newser) - The Virginia judge who presided over the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation case on Wednesday denied the actress' request to throw out the jury's $10 million verdict and order a new trial. Heard had filed the motions last week, and Depp's team quickly opposed them. Judge Penney Azcarate also...

Amber Heard’s Attorneys Are Not Done Yet
Depp's Lawyers Answer
Attempt to Toss Verdict
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Depp's Lawyers Answer Attempt to Toss Verdict

They differ with Heard's argument that the $10M verdict wasn't supported by evidence

(Newser) - Update: It's understandable that Amber Heard would want Johnny Depp's defamation suit victory against her thrown out and a new trial ordered, his lawyers told a court Monday, but there's no legitimate reason to do that. "Virginia law is clear that a verdict is not to...

Amber Heard's Attorney: She Can't Pay
Judge Issues
Order for
Heard to
Pay $10M
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Judge Issues Order for Heard to Pay $10M

Johnny Depp owes actress $2M after trial

(Newser) - Update: The judge who presided over her defamation trial finalized the jury's award on Friday, issuing a written order for Amber Heard to pay Johnny Depp $10.35 million. After a hearing in Fairfax County, Virginia, Judge Penney Azcarate also ordered Depp to pay Heard $2 million, the AP...

Amber Heard: I'm Not a 'Perfect Victim'

She says she's worried about more lawsuits from Depp

(Newser) - Amber Heard says she has no bad feelings toward Johnny Depp—but she's worried he might try to sue her for defamation again. In the second part of her Today interview with Savannah Guthrie, Heard said she "absolutely" stil has love for the actor, CNN reports. "I...

Amber Heard on Depp: 'He's a Fantastic Actor'

Says she understands why jurors believed him, and that she was unfairly represented on social media

(Newser) - The trial may be over , but the conversation around Amber Heard and Johnny Depp isn't. While Depp, 59, marked the end of this particular legal battle with his ex-wife by joining TikTok last week, the 36-year-old Heard hasn't said much in the aftermath, other than her statement immediately...

Depp Lawyer: 'This Was Never About Money'

He suggests actor might not collect payout from ex-wife

(Newser) - Johnny Depp's lawyers went on what Amber Heard's team slammed as a "victory lap" Wednesday to discuss the case on morning shows. One of them, Ben Chew, appeared to suggest that Depp might not collect the $10.35 million payout from Heard, whose attorneys say she can'...

Johnny Depp Joins TikTok
Johnny Depp Joins TikTok

Johnny Depp Joins TikTok

He thanks fans in first video

(Newser) - Johnny Depp is TikTok's newest star. The actor joined the site and quickly racked up more than 5 million followers as of Tuesday afternoon. So far, he has posted only one video , which includes clips of him arriving at the Amber Heard defamation trial and scenes from his recent...

Amber Heard's Sister Offers Support After Verdict

'I am so honored to testify for you, and I would do it a million times over'

(Newser) - Amber Heard's sister is sticking by her after the verdict in the Johnny Depp defamation case. Whitney Henriquez, who testified in support of her sister during the six-week trial, issued a statement on Instagram Sunday, reports People . "I still stand with you, sissy. Yesterday, today and tomorrow I...

Dior Stood by Johnny Depp. So Did His Fans, via Dior

Luxury brand's Sauvage cologne, which Depp promotes, is flying off shelves

(Newser) - Since 2015, Johnny Depp has been the face representing Dior's Sauvage cologne, appearing in the luxury brand's ads and on its website and social media. Support for the actor from Dior hasn't faltered, even during the weeks he spent in court during his defamation trial against ex-wife...

There's So Much Wrong With the Heard, Depp Verdicts

Both actors should have lost their cases, writes Danny Cevallos

(Newser) - It's no wonder Amber Heard is "heartbroken" by the verdicts in her defamation trial with ex-husband Johnny Depp. "It means the jurors didn't believe [she] was ever abused"—physically, sexually, emotionally, psychologically, or financially—"not once," legal analyst Danny Cevallos writes at NBC...

4.4M Ask Warner Bros to Cut Heard From Aquaman 2

They accuse her of 'crusading' to ruin Johnny Depp

(Newser) - Millions of people didn't wait for a verdict in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard trial before deciding that they don't want to see Heard in the upcoming Aquaman sequel. TMZ reports that a petition to have Heard removed from Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom is closing in on 4....

Heard 'Heartbroken' by Verdict
Heard 'Heartbroken' by Verdict  

Heard 'Heartbroken' by Verdict

Depp thanks jury for 'giving him his life back'

(Newser) - Amber Heard said she was "heartbroken" and disappointed "beyond words" Wednesday after a jury ruled in favor of Johnny Depp after a six-week defamation trial. "I'm heartbroken that the mountain of evidence still was not enough to stand up to the disproportionate power, influence, and sway...

Jury Awards Damages to Both Johnny Depp, Amber Heard

He asked for $50M, was awarded $15M

(Newser) - Johnny Depp has won his libel lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard after one of the most closely watched celebrity trials in years. The AP reports that the jury awarded Depp $15 million in damages, well below the $50 million he had sought. The jury also awarded Heard $2 million in...

Johnny Depp Jury Returns With Question for Judge

They're in their first full day of deliberations

(Newser) - Jurors in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation trial resumed deliberations Tuesday for the first full day since closing arguments were delivered Friday—and after around four hours, they had a question for the judge. Judge Penney Azcarate said the jury in the civil trial asked about the headline of the...

Depp Delivers Surprise Performance at UK Concert

Fans were amazed when he turned up onstage with Jeff Beck

(Newser) - Johnny Depp was in court for closing arguments in his defamation lawsuit against Amber Heard Friday—but by Sunday night, he was thousands of miles from the Virginia courthouse. Rock fans were amazed when Depp turned up on stage with collaborator Jeff Beck at a concert in Sheffield, England, reports...

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