Johnny Depp won the libel lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard Wednesday, being awarded $15 million in damages.
The jury also awarded Heard $2 million in the countersuit.
Depp sued Heared for defamation over a 2018 op-ed she wrote in The Washington Post describing herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.”
Depp sought $50 million in damages and Heard sought $100 million.
Both Depp and Heard released statements after the verdict:
Statement from Johnny Depp… pic.twitter.com/ZEXLT27ASj— Eriq Gardner (@eriqgardner) June 1, 2022
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