In a surprising verdict delivered Wednesday afternoon, a jury in Fairfax County, Virginia found both actors Amber Heard and Johnny Depp liable for defamation charges in their lawsuits against each other. Although both parties were found guilty, Depp was awarded a substantial amount more in damages, making it a legal win for the award-winning actor.
Details of Verdict
The jury came down on the side of Depp, awarding him $10 million in compensatory damages along with $5 million dollars in punitive damages. In contrast, the jury awarded Heard a smaller amount of $2 million in compensatory damages and no money provided for punitive damages.Read More »