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After about a month, the judicial process that pits Johnny Depp against his ex-wife, actress Amber Heard, resumes and continues its course. The legal battle started in mid-2019 and that he is being tried for six weeks in the courts of Fairfax County, Virginia (USA); The process was extended to more than 15 months before the couple was united in marriage.

A process involving Johnny Depp and Amber Heard they sue each other And that they have key witnesses bringing to light many aspects of their intimate and personal lives, each in an effort to show that the other in their relationship marked by violence, alcohol, and drugs is, in fact, much worse.

Nothing will be the same for Johnny Depp after his ex-wife's trial.  ap photo

Nothing will be the same for Johnny Depp after his ex-wife’s trial. ap photo

What happens and what’s at stake

The actor filed a lawsuit against his ex-wife in March 2019, Alleged that he has committed the offense of defamation After writing an opinion piece for the newspaper in 2018 Washington Postin which he presented himself as victim of sexual violence and “public figure representing domestic abuse.” There is an opinion that, for the actor, ended his career.

Despite Amber Heard never naming Depp in her article, she lived as, Public opinion rose to defend her and condemned her ex-husband, causing him to lose the juicy contract (Pirates of the Caribbean and the saga Fantastic BeastsJust to name a few).

Therefore, Johnny Depp’s legal team filed suit against his ex-wife, for which Requested as compensation, at least $50 million,

However, things are not so simple. In August 2020, the legal team of Amber Heard also filed a counterclaim Responding to a defamation suit against her ex-husband, accusing him of “running a smear campaign” against him, insisting that she was once again a victim of “abuse” and “harassment”.

For this reason, the actress requests that she be acquitted of her ex-husband’s allegations, moreover Compensation of about $100 million.

Amber Heard rages with pain in her statement at the trial facing Johnny Depp.  afp photo

Amber Heard rages with pain in her statement at the trial facing Johnny Depp. afp photo

Why the case was heard in Fairfax, Virginia

Johnny Depp sues his ex-wife for the article he published Washington Post Testing is taking place in Virginia in 2018 becausee The digital edition of the newspaper is published through multiple servers located in Fairfax Countywithin the above state, which allowed the actor to present his claim before that court.

However, according to the Associated Press, his ex-wife’s lawyers unsuccessfully tried to take the case to a California court.

But why did the actor insist on living in Virginia? The reason is simple: its anti-SLAPP law (Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation), or what is what, threats to people to use the courts or prosecute others trying to exercise their right to freedom of expression. Specific rules for giving. Which his ex-wife must have tried to do.

Johnny Depp and his lawyers decided to put the case in Virginia.  photo ef

Johnny Depp and his lawyers decided to put the case in Virginia. photo ef

what was discovered

At the moment, and despite the passage of years, a stage in the life of interpreters is being rebuilt, to say the least, stormy.

They’re Passed By Depp’s Team Many Witnesses Who Claim Johnny Depp Was the Real Victim of Domestic Violence, even losing a finger after the anger of his ex-wife. The actor has presented himself as a true victim of domestic violence, with a lot of evidence corroborating his claims.

According to a forensic psychologist who looked into the allegation, the actress may be suffering from two serious personality disorders.

something in which another expert psychologist differs from the defendant’s side, who maintains it The actress will be suffering from post-traumatic syndrome (PTSD) due to domestic violence at the hands of Deppo. And the abuses he received in childhood.

an abuse The actor is compared to the one who suffered as a child, at the hands of his mother.who was “quite violent and cruel” both with him and with his father and brothers.

Amber Heard, for her part, has already taken the stand and reveals how she met Johnny Depp, their connection back in 2009 when they filmed The Rum Diaries together. An instant chemistry that would lead to a relationship with the two in 2011. separate from their respective partners. In 2015, they got married and after 15 months, she filed for divorce.

Relationships marked by overdoses of violence, alcohol, and drugs; attacking each other. The actress details her life with the actor in her testimony, detailing an alleged episode of sexual abuse in which Depp forced her to have sex with a bottle; Aggression and excessive alcohol or drug use.

Unhappy.  At times, Amber Heard was seen as such in a lawsuit initiated by Johnny Depp.  afp photo

Unhappy. At times, Amber Heard was seen as such in a lawsuit initiated by Johnny Depp. afp photo

A shocking testimony in which, among other things, he recalled for the first time that the actor had allegedly attacked him after making fun of one of his tattoos.

He also tells his version of what happened when Depp lost part of his finger, assuring him that he was still not present when it happened, but it was the same night when He sexually assaulted her with the said liquor bottle.

Furthermore, it is also revealed that, despite the fact that the actress never named the actor in her controversial article against sexual and domestic violence, she did so in her first draft, and He removed it at the request of his lawyers.As well as references to the restraining order she requested – and broke – to stay away from the actor.

According to the evidence and witnesses who have testified at the trial so far, the actor would have lost around $45 million following the publication of the controversial article, including his dismissal as the protagonist of the sixth installment. Pirates of the Caribbean,

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp faced justice.

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp faced justice.

What does Depp need to win the case?

The actor filed a complaint against his ex-wife, who accused of three offenses of defamationby every means of which the controversial article Washington PostT (print edition, web and social networks, when the actress shared her articles through her accounts).

Since Johnny Depp is a public figure, he has an extra: He must prove that his ex-wife acted with “real malice”, or that he wrote the article knowing that what he was saying was false. According to experts, this is very difficult to prove, which explains why the actor is presenting witnesses that tell how the couple’s marital relationship was.

What happens to Amber if she loses her case?

There are seven people who make up the jury and will decide whether Amber Heard committed a crime and defames her ex-husband, ruining her professional career and her image with her article.

except to determine whether he is guilty or not, The jury will also decide whether the actress should compensate Depp. Or if, on the contrary, it is he who is defaming him and has to pay the millionaire compensation he demands.

Whoever emerges victorious from this confrontation will leave the other before another grand jury: the public, who will determine whether they will continue to support him professionally after everything he has experienced.

American actor Johnny Depp is seen in the courtroom at the Fairfax County Circuit Court on May 3, 2022 in Fairfax, Virginia.  American actor Johnny Depp has filed a defamation suit against his ex-wife Amber Heard in Fairfax County Circuit Court.  A 2018-ed piece in The Washington Post refers to herself as a "public figure representing domestic abuse."  (Photo by Jim Watson/AFP)

American actor Johnny Depp is seen in the courtroom at the Fairfax County Circuit Court on May 3, 2022 in Fairfax, Virginia. American actor Johnny Depp has filed a defamation suit against his ex-wife Amber Heard in Fairfax County Circuit Court. A 2018-ed piece in The Washington Post refers to herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.” (Photo by Jim Watson/AFP)

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