After a very long legal battle, the famous Pirates of the Caribbean star, Johnny Depp, has finally won the lawsuit he filed against his ex-wife Amber Heard in the ACLU Donation case. The ex-couple met in 2009 during the shooting of The Rum Diary and got married in 2015. However, a year later, Amber Heard accused Johnny Depp of domestic violence and filed for divorce.
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s $7M settlement
Johnny Depp and his lawyers denied all the accusations made by Amber Heard and stated that Heard did all of this to receive financial compensation. In 2016, the couple reached a settlement worth $7,000,000. However, Amber Heard claimed that she would give all the settlement money to the American Civil Liberties Union and children’s hospital in Los Angeles.
Johnny Depp’s $50M Defamation lawsuit against Amber Heard
Almost three years later, in 2019, After Amber Heard’s publication in the Washington Post, Johnny Depp sued his ex-wife for a $50,000,000 defamation lawsuit. The defamation lawsuit leads to a trial in 2020, which Johnny Depp lost.
Four days after Depp lost the lawsuit, he revealed that he was asked to give up his role as Grindelwald in the forthcoming Fantastic Beasts film. However, Johnny Depp has finally won a lawsuit against his ex-wife to reveal whether or not she donated the settlement money as she claimed after being rejected to appeal by the court multiple times.
Johnny Depp finally wins the protracted legal battle against his ex-wife
Comic book resources revealed that Johnny Depp had won the lawsuit compelling the ACLU hospital to disclose how much money Amber Heard donated from the $7,000,000 she got from her divorce settlement. Even after Amber promised to present the entire amount to ACLU, Depp and his lawyers always believed she lied.
If Johnny’s suspicion is correct, it will be proved that Amber didn’t keep her promise, and Depp’s lawyers will have solid evidence against Amber Heard. The judge who ruled out the decision in Depp’s $50,000,000 defamation case claimed that the reason why he sided with Amber Heard over Depp was his previous claims that Amber only married him for the money.
Amber Heard reportedly lies about donating her divorce settlement money to ACLU.
The judge sided with Amber over Depp because he believed Johnny’s accusations couldn’t be true if heard donated all the $7,000,000 to ACLU. From there, it came to light that Amber didn’t donate all or even a tiny amount from the $7,000,000 to charity. If this is true, Johnny’s lawyer will have robust evidence to make their case strong against Amber Heard, proving that she only married Johnny Depp for his money. This will also help Depp in winning a lawsuit against his ex-wife.
This legal battle between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard has been going on for a very long time now. Throughout the years, not only Depp lost many lawsuits, but he also lost his role as the dark wizard in the Harry Potter spin-off franchise.
Many Johnny Depp fans and supporters even came forward with a petition that Amber Heard should be removed from her role as Mera in DC’s the Aquaman. However, the Aquaman producers didn’t change their decision and decided to keep Amber in the film.
Despite the evidence found against Amber that proves she hit Johnny was revealed in a phone recording, Johnny Depp has been the one who has suffered the most loss from this legal battle, including his reputation and career.
In most gender-based cases of violence and assaults, women have not been heard against powerful men. If amber Heard is found guilty of falsely accusing Johnny Depp, then it would impact the lives of all the women who have been fighting their battle In the court and lose due to lack of believability and sexism.