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Johnny Depp took the time to thank fans for their unwavering support during recent litigation involving him and his ex-wife Amber. He posted his thanks on TikTok.
The actor, who is well known for his role in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, said to his followers in his new TikTok account that he would move forward now that the trial is done.
Depp said, “To all of my most treasured, loyal and unwavering supporters. We’ve been everywhere together, we have seen everything together. We have walked the same road together. We did the right thing together, all because you cared.”
“And now, we will all move forward together. You are, as always, my employers and once again I am whittled down to no way to say thank you, other than just by saying thank you. So, thank you. My love & respect, JD,” Depp added.
The conflict between the separated spouses started when Heard sent a write-up to The Washington Post. In the 2018 op-ed, Amber Heard called herself “a public figure representing legal abuse.”
Johnny Depp’s career suffered a major blow after the publication. The pair were caught up in an ugly series of lawsuits between each other, leading eventually to the recent court proceedings.
The court found both of the parties guilty of defamation, and they were each ordered to pay a hefty price. However, Depp will receive higher compensation than Heard – $10 million in compensatory damages and $350,000 for punitive damages, while Heard is to receive compensatory damages amounting to $2 million.
Johnny Depp’s fans were overflowing with support during the trial – expressing their love for him on TikTok and waiting outside of court to see how he was doing while going through a difficult time.
Meanwhile, Heard’s camp fumes over the jury decision. Her spokesman says they’ll likely file an appeal soon.
Camille Vasquez, the lawyer representing Johnny Depp, became an instant sensation among peers in her field of expertise and was promoted to partner at Brown Rudnick law firm.
“Camille’s performance during the Johnny Depp trial proved to the world that she was ready to take this next step now. We are incredibly proud of her and look forward to what she will accomplish as our newest partner,” said Brown Rudnick
A spokesperson representing Heard addressed the public, “As Johnny Depp says he’s ‘moving forward,’ women’s rights are moving backward. The verdict’s message to victims of domestic violence is…be afraid to stand up and speak out.”
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