Johnny Depp is shifting ahead together with his attraction!
Regardless of successful his defamation case in opposition to Amber Heard by a landslide, the actor is continuous to combat again by way of an appeals course of. As Perezcious readers know, Johnny gained $10.35 million earlier this yr, however the jury additionally dominated in favor of Amber on one rely. They believed she efficiently proved Johnny, by way of his lawyer, Adam Waldman, had defamed her. Each introduced plans to attraction the opposite’s verdict, and on Wednesday, Johnny’s staff adopted by way of by submitting new court docket docs!
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In new authorized paperwork filed on Wednesday within the Virginia Courtroom of Appeals and obtained by TMZ, Johnny clapped again on the authorized conclusion, claiming he shouldn’t be punished for his lawyer’s remarks. In a press release printed by DailyMail.com in 2020, Adam described the combat that ended the couple’s marriage, saying:
“So Amber and her buddies spilled a bit wine and roughed the place up, received their tales straight below the course of a lawyer and publicist, after which positioned a second name to 911.”
Johnny argued the jury ruling within the Aquaman star’s favor was “faulty.” He additionally claimed her camp did not show Waldman made these feedback with malice — which is a requirement to win a defamation declare. Due to this, he desires the court docket to overturn the decision on the only rely. This comes months after Amber already filed an attraction in opposition to the $10.35 million verdict in July. Sooner or later after, Johnny additionally filed his personal attraction through docs obtained by ET. Identical to his opponent, he needed to put up a bond of the quantity he owed her plus a 6% curiosity. On the time, no particulars of his particular arguments had been identified, till now. And so the combat goes on… Ideas?!