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Amber Heard: for this reason she lost the trial against Johnny Depp according to the actress

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard married in February 2015 and lived through a stormy marriage that lasted 15 months (Photo: Tiziana Fabi / AFP)

Amber Heard lost the media judgment who faced Johnny Depp. The American justice agreed with her ex-husband in the defamation case, assuring that the actress acted with “malice” by publishing an article in The Washington Post in which she accused him, without mentioning him, of domestic violence. Nearly two weeks later, Heard broke her silence.

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In an interview on the Today show with host Savannah Guthrie, Amber Heard He broke his silence and spoke about the ruling in favor of Depp and the role that social networks played in his case. What did the 36-year-old actress say? Next, the revelations that she made the Hollywood star.


At first, the actress said she understands why the Virginia jury reached its verdict in favor of her ex-husband. “I do not blame them. Actually, I get it. (Johnny Depp) He is a beloved character and people feel that he knows him. He is a fantastic actor”he expressed.

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard married in February 2015 and lived through a stormy marriage that lasted 15 months (Photo: Tiziana Fabi / AFP)

In fact, Depp had massive support online, particularly on TikTok. the hashtag had nearly 20 billion views on this social network, while had more than 80 million. tags like they had 900 million views on social media at the time.

Despite the verdict and the Internet’s response, Heard said she’s not offended by public opinion of her. “I don’t care what you think of me, or what judgment you want to make about what happened in the privacy of my own home in my marriage, behind closed doors.”said the actress. “I don’t suppose the average person should know these things, so I don’t take it personally.”.

“But even if someone is sure I deserve all this hate, even if you think I’m lying, you still can’t look me in the eye and tell me you think social media was fair representation.”Heard said. “You can’t tell me that you think this has been fair”.

Social networks influenced the verdict

According to the actress’s lawyer, Elaine Charlson Bredehoftalthough the jury was told to stay away from social networks, he considers that these did influence the verdict. “There’s no way they weren’t influenced by that, and it was horrible.”he said and then added: “Really, it was unbalanced”.

Amber Heard’s defense says jurors couldn’t escape the intense social media frenzy surrounding the trial. “How not? They went home every night. They have families. Families are on social networks. We had a 10 day break in between. There’s no way they haven’t been influenced by that.”Bredehoft said.

Amber Heard with her lawyers at the trial against Johnny Depp (Photo: AFP)
Amber Heard with her lawyers at the trial against Johnny Depp (Photo: AFP)


After the verdict, Amber Heard released a statement on her social networks. “The disappointment I feel today is indescribable. I am heartbroken that the vast amount of evidence was still not enough to confront my ex-husband’s disproportionate power influence.”.

“I am even more disappointed in what this verdict means for other women. It is a step backwards. Turn back the clock to a time when a woman who speaks up can be publicly shamed and humiliated. The idea returns that violence against women should be taken seriously”he added at another time.

“I think Johnny’s lawyers managed to get the jury to ignore the key Free Speech issue and ignore evidence that was so conclusive that it won in the UK. I’m sad that I lost this case. But I’m sadder that I seem to have lost what I thought I could do as an American – speak freely and openly.”ended in a statement .

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