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Johnny Depp’s lawyers speak out after defamation court win

Johnny Depp’s attorneys hinted Wednesday that the Hollywood famous person might not accumulate his payout from ex-wife Amber Heard, insisting he’s happy along with his “total win” lastly clearing his identify.

“We obviously can’t disclose attorney-client communications, but as Mr. Depp testified … this was never about money for Mr. Depp,” one of many star’s attorneys, Ben Chew, instructed “Good Morning America” when requested about Heard’s worry of being left impoverished.

“This was about restoring his reputation — and he’s done that,” Chew stated rigorously.

“It was a total win for Johnny,” he instructed George Stephanopoulos.

Fellow lawyer Camille Vasquez, the hotshot lawyer who grew to become a star herself and was this week promoted to a companion in her legislation agency, known as it “disappointing” that Heard’s staff known as the victory a blow for ladies’s rights and the #MeToo motion.

Actor Johnny Depp stands next to his lawyers, Camille Vasquez and Ben Chew, after a break in the defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard
Actor Johnny Depp stands subsequent to his lawyers, Camille Vasquez and Ben Chew, after a break within the defamation trial towards ex-wife Amber Heard

She stated the actress was introduced down as a substitute by them “using her words against her.”

“Every question that was requested was tied to one thing she had stated beforehand.

“And I think the jury got to see the world got to see and hear from Miss Heard” concerning the reality within the couple’s poisonous relationship.

“We believe that evidence speaks for itself. … The jury made a unanimous decision based on those facts,” she stated.

“We encourage any victims to come forward, domestic violence doesn’t have a gender,” she stated of proof introduced exhibiting that Depp had been attacked, too. 

Depp received his bombshell defamation lawsuit after seven Fairfax jurors dominated in his favor {that a} Washington Post op-ed Heard wrote about changing into a “public figure representing domestic abuse” had sullied his status and broken his career together with her claims of home abuse.

The actor — who was too busy rocking with guitar legend Jeff Beck to be in court to listen to he had received his case — had stated instantly after the victory that having the ability to speak his reality had left him “at peace.”

“False, very serious and criminal allegations were levied at me … And six years later, the jury gave me my life back. I am truly humbled,” he stated on the time.

Heard’s staff, nonetheless, had already expressed disdain on the attorneys’ deliberate media blitz this week even earlier than what they stated was aired.

“It is as unseemly as it is unprofessional that Johnny Depp’s legal team has chosen to do a victory lap for setting back decades of how women can be treated in the courtroom,” Heard’s spokesperson stated in a press release

“What’s next? A movie deal and merchandising?”

The assault got here although Heard’s personal lawyer, Elaine Bredehoft, had already given interviews to a number of the similar shops the morning after the loss, blaming it on Depp’s staff’s strategy to “demonize Amber and suppress the evidence.”

Heard’s staff additionally lashed out at her ex-husband for taking to TikTok and crowing concerning the widespread assist he has acquired.

“As Johnny Depp says he’s ‘moving forward,’ women’s rights are moving backward,” a spokesperson for Heard stated in a press release.

“The verdict’s message to victims of domestic violence is … be afraid to stand up and speak out.”

The Washington Post has since added an in depth editor’s observe to Heard’s op-ed to focus on the way it was dominated defamatory.

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