The Johnny Depp-Amber Heard court docket battle is in its remaining phases, with the jury deliberating in Fairfax, Virginia, earlier than asserting their verdict.
Mr Depp has sued his ex-wife Amber Heard for $50 million over a 2018 op-ed she wrote in The Washington Put up, describing herself because the sufferer of home abuse. She didn’t title Mr Depp, however his crew claimed that the actor misplaced many films because of the allegations.
Ms Heard countersued Mr Depp, searching for $100 million, accusing him of orchestrating a “smear marketing campaign” in opposition to her.
When did the trial start?
It started on April 11 during which each Mr Depp and Ms Heard painted a harrowing image of the tumultuous relationship. Each the actors accused one another of bodily abuse.
The closing arguments have been made on Might 27, after which the case was despatched to seven-member jury. Tuesday (Might 31) was the primary full day of deliberation by the jury.
What occurs now?
The jury is deliberating earlier than reaching a verdict. If the jury members resolve that Ms Heard certainly defamed Mr Depp, she will probably be requested to pay the actor $50 million. Even when Mr Depp does not obtain the total quantity, his authorized crew will hail such an end result.