Amber Heard didn't receive a multi-million dollar settlement from her ex-husbandJohnny Depp when they split up in 2017. According to The Daily Beast, new court filings reveal that the actress rejected a substantial settlement as the pair split up. The papers, which were rejected by the judge in the 2022 defamation case, detail email conversations between Amber and her lawyers.
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Johnny's earnings forPirates of the Caribbean 4 were $33 million, and the outlet believed it was very possible that his salary for the fifth film was the same or higher, but Amber rejected the money, according to a lawyer's letter included in the court filings.
Both stars have appealed the verdict of the trial, and their teams filed an appeal on July 13. Ambers' lawyers also filed an appeal to challenge the decision that he had to pay Amber $2 million as determined by the jury.
Johnny was awarded $10 million in damages in June by the court, claiming that Amber had defamed him. Amber was also awarded $2 million in damages for statements by his lawyer,Adam Waldman.
Johnny has been returning to work ever since the trial ended. After attending performances with pianistJeff Beck, he released an album with the guitar legend. He has also appeared to be returning to the screen, as he was seen sporting a new hairstyle for an upcoming role. Amber is apparently writing a tell-all biography about her experiences with Johnny.
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