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Full Recap Of What Led Up To The Johnny Depp & Amber Heard Debacle, And What Went Down In Trial

today28 April 2022

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Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard: Heard Portrayed as Media Manipulator, Depp as a Jealous Husband Refusing to Take Responsibility for Actions | Vanity Fair

The defamation case brought by actor Johnny Depp against his ex-wife Amber Heard is ongoing and will likely take weeks to conclude.

But what preceded the case? Depp and Heard’s relationship began more than a decade ago, and eventually devolved into what appears to have been a toxic marriage.

The couple split in 2016, but have continued to battle in court over an op-ed Heard wrote for The Washington Post in 2018, in which she described surviving domestic violence β€” without mentioning Depp by name.

Depp is suing for $50 million in damages and denies ever being physically violent with Heard. Heard is countersuing for $100 million and claims she was only ever violent with Depp in self-defense or defense of her younger sister.

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard face each other in court for first time in $50million lawsuit - Irish Mirror Online

As the case plays out, social media has become a frenzy, devouring sound bites, evidence and clips of the courtroom. Depp spent four days testifying, and many celebrities are listed in court documents as…

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Written by: Quinny Tan