Defamation

Watch Live: Johnny Depp Defamation Trial Against Amber Heard

Watch actor Johnny Depp’s defamation trial against actress Amber Heard. The Pirates of the Caribbean star is suing his ex-wife, seeking $50 million in damages, claiming that her 2018 Washington Post piece — in which she described herself as a victim of domestic abuse — has harmed his movie career.

Actor Amber Heard listens in the courtroom at the Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse in Fairfax, Va., Monday, May 23, 2022. Actor Johnny Depp sued his ex-wife Amber Heard for libel in Fairfax County Circuit Court after she wrote an op-ed piece in The Washington Post in 2018 referring to herself …

Watch: 9 Shocking Claims Johnny Depp Made About Amber Heard During Defamation Trial

“Pirates of the Caribbean” star Johnny Depp and “Aquaman” star Amber Heard — who divorced each other in 2017 are in a fierce legal battel, with Depp suing Heard, claiming she defamed him and caused his movie career to suffer after she published a 2018 piece in the Washington Post in which she referred to herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.”

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