Amber Heard’s counterclaim against Johnny Depp was determined for defamation on one of three charges. He agreed to pay $2 million in damages. In 2018, he commented on coming out on charges of domestic violence in a fight with his ex-wife, Amber Heard. Johnny Depp won all three defamation charges. The jury awarded Depp $15 million in damages. However, due to the Virginia statute upper limit on punitive damages. Amber Heard only needs to pay $10.35 million (the judge reduced her amount).
Johnny Depp received favorable reviews from the jury.
A defamation case between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard was settled on 1 June. After 52 days of extensive trial testimony, cross-questions and counter-arguments. The jury ruled in favor of Johnny Depp and awarded him a substantial monetary settlement. However, many trial viewers were puzzled about whether Amber Heard would face additional legal charges and jail time.
To be clear, this is very unlikely. This is because the lawsuit was found on charges of defamation by both parties. Making it a civil matter. However, the actress still faces criticism in Australia. In 2015, he was charged with perjury for illegally bringing two canine into the country. while testifying in Australian courts. It has been claimed that the actor lied about bringing Depp’s two Yorkshire terriers.
Amber Heard charged with perjury
The actress’ defamation lawsuit against Johnny Depp has been closed, but she faces charges of perjury in Australia. According to a local report, the Australian Department of Agriculture. Water and the Environment (DAWE) has reopened an investigation into Amber Heard. The man is accused of smuggling two canines into Australia in 2015. Foreign pets must be quarantined for 10 days under Australian law. Amber Heard, on the other hand, did not report the dog during immigration procedures at the time. Then she argued in court that Johnny Depp’s former assistant should handle the dogs’ entry. A second assistant, Kevin Murphy, backed up these accusations.
Meanwhile, Murphy admitted that he lied during the testimony at the time. This raised serious doubts about Amber Heard’s honesty during her trial in Australia in 2015. If Amber Heard is found guilty of perjury in the High Court of Australia, she could face up to 14 years in prison.