After losing in court, Amber Heard officially appeals Johnny Depp's Defamation case

After losing in court, Amber Heard officially appeals Johnny Depp's Defamation case ...

Amber Heard has filed an appeal in a defamation lawsuit with her ex Johnny Depp. The actress' legal team has filed an appeal with the Virginia Court of Appeals in Fairfax County, Virginia, on Thursday, July 13. She is appealing the jury's verdict that found her guilty of causing Johnny's career to harm after she wrote an op-ed exposing herself to domestic abuse.

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According to a statement issued to HollywoodLife by Ambers' spokesperson, the court committed errors that prevented a fair and fair verdict in accordance with the First Amendment. We are therefore appealing the decision.

Amber's attorneys asked for the trial to be canceled on Wednesday, July 13, after they presented evidence that one of the jurors was not the person who was supposed to serve on the case. Judge Penney Azcarate responded, The juror was vetted, deliberated, and reached a decision. The only evidence before this Court is that this juror and all jurors followed their oaths, orders, and decisions.

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Johnny was awarded $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages after he claimed Amber ruined his career when she wrote an article for The Washington Post claiming she was the victim of domestic abuse. The jury gave me my life back. I am truly humbled, said Johnny in a statement following the hearing.

Amber received $2 million for her counterclaim, which held Johnny's lawyer accountable for slander in naming her a liar. She also released a statement after the verdict. I'm even more disappointed with what this verdict means for other women. It turns back the notion that violence against women should be taken seriously.

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