Johnny Depp returns to court for assaulting film crew

The Pirates of the Caribbean star is now gearing up for a court battle with the man who charged him with assault, as Johnny Depp’s defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard has just come to an end.

Depp, 58, won a $50 million lawsuit against 36-year-old Heard in an article he wrote for the Washington Post. In 2019, she admitted to being a victim of domestic violence. Depp was awarded $10 million in compensatory damages for her. And the jury sentenced him to a punitive penalty of $5 million and mostly favored him. Because punitive damages are limited in Virginia, the judge reduced her damages to $350,000.

Why is Johnny Depp back in court?

The court awarded $2 million in compensatory damages after Heard sued for $100 million in damages. The jury awarded Heard $2 million in compensatory damages, after filing a $100 million interference lawsuit. On May 25, 2022, Johnny Depp was witnessed testifying in a defamation trial against his ex-wife, Amber Heard. At the Fairfax County Circuit Court in Fairfax, girl name. Depp is now in court again. This time, it follows the charges of assaulting a staff member on a film set in 2017.

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The jury favors Johnny Depp

After news broke that the jury had generally favored Depp, another complainant said he was looking forward to a court meeting with the actor. Gregg “Rocky” Brooks, who served as location supervisor on Depp’s film City of Lies about the murder of rapper The Notorious BIG, alleges that Depp punched him in the chest during disagreements on set in Los Angeles in April 2017 .

Brooks attorney Pat Harris told The Sun of Depp’s victory in Heard’s case: “I accept the jury’s verdict, but it doesn’t mean anything to Brooks’ case in Los Angeles.



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