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American actor Johnny Depp wins defamation case, ex-wife ordered to pay USD 15 mn compensation

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Virginia: Hollywood’s popular actor Johnny Depp has won a defamation case against his ex-wife. A jury on Wednesday ruled in favor of Depp in a defamation suit against Johnny Depp’s ex-wife and actress Amber Heard. Heard claimed that Depp abused her before and after their marriage. The jury heard Hurd’s side, saying that Depp’s lawyer had defamed him and called his allegations of abuse a hoax.

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Amber Heard accused Johnny Depp of domestic violence in an article. Johnny then filed a defamation suit. During the ongoing hearing in the court, Amber made many shocking claims against the actor. He also alleged forced sex and physical torture.

The jury found Johnny Depp guilty on several counts along with Amber Heard. Therefore, Hurd will also receive a compensation of $2 million in damages.

As soon as a seven-judge bench ruled in favor of Johnny Depp, his lawyers were in a tizzy. Emotional was also seen on this occasion. Everyone hugged and congratulated each other. On the other hand, Depp’s fans are also very happy with this decision.

After winning the defamation case against ex-wife Amber Heard, Johnny Depp shared an emotional note on social media. In this long note, he has written that the jury has given him his life back.

Amber Heard has also shared the post on social media on this decision. He wrote that he felt disappointed. Other women who raised their voices will also be shocked by this decision.

Johnny and Amber got married in the year 2015. Prior to this, both had dated each other for years. After a year of marriage, in 2016, Amber accused Johnny of domestic violence and in 2017 they got divorced.
It started when an article was published in the year 2018. Amber had mentioned domestic violence at the time. After this Johnny filed a defamation case against him.

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