Amber Heard sat down with NBC for her first tell-all interview since dropping the defamation trial in opposition to ex-Johnny Depp, and says it’s a response to Depp’s social media rampage for the reason that verdict.
As per Heard’s workforce, the Aquaman actress’ interview is in response to Depp’s ‘aggressive’ media protection since successful the multimillion-dollar case in opposition to her.
Heard sat down with Savannah Guthrie for her first interview for the reason that verdict, with a preview releasing on Monday wherein she says that she does ‘not blame’ the jury.
Forward of the interview’s airing on NBC, nonetheless, her PR workforce informed Newsweek: “Johnny Depp’s authorized workforce blanketed the media for days after the decision with quite a few statements and interviews on tv, and Depp himself did the identical on social media.”
The spokesman for Heard added: “Ms. Heard merely meant to answer what they aggressively did final week; she did so by expressing her ideas and emotions, a lot of which she was not allowed to do on the witness stand.”
Heard and Depp remained embroiled in a bitter defamation trial spanning weeks that was televised to the world on-line. In it, Depp had accused Heard of defaming him in an op-ed she penned for The Washington Put up in 2018.
Jury discovered Heard responsible of defaming Depp, her ex-husband, with precise malice, and she or he was ordered to pay Depp $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages.