Next Tuesday, the jury in the judicial dispute between actor Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard will complete the deliberations it began on Friday to issue its decision at the conclusion of a six-week trial that received wide media coverage in which the two actors exchanged accusations of domestic violence.
Heard’s attorney, attorney Eileen Breedhoft, confirmed in her closing arguments, Friday, in Fairfax Court that her client’s life “has become hell” since the start of the trial sessions in the lawsuit, according to the news that Marwan Qadri and Yara Al-Jundi reported, on Sunday, through the “Talking in Traffic” program. , on Nojoom FM.
Bridhoft asked the five men and two women jury to dismiss Johnny Depp’s case to enable Heard “to continue her life and raise her child.”
As for the 58-year-old star, he also wants to “resuming his normal life,” according to his attorney, Cammy Vazquez.
The seven members of the jury will continue their deliberations, next Tuesday, given that Monday is a holiday in the United States.
Johnny Depp accuses his ex-wife of damaging his reputation and undermining his career by asserting in an article published by the Washington Post in 2018 that she had been subjected to domestic violence two years earlier when they were still married, without explicitly mentioning his name. Depp denies these accusations, and demands compensation in the amount of 50 million dollars.
Since April 11, the jury has heard dozens of hours of testimony and audio or video recordings that reveal horrific details of the couple’s lives that are the antithesis of the world of Hollywood.
Heard said she was subjected to a social media smear campaign that killed her career when she split from Depp in May 2016.
She confirmed that she had been harassed on social media since the start of the trial sessions, which were broadcast live on television stations, and that she had received thousands of death threats.
As for Johnny Depp, he was supported through the means of communication and from hundreds of supporters who used to gather every morning in front of the court.
In 2020, Depp lost a defamation lawsuit in London he filed against the British newspaper “The Sun”, which described him as an “abusive husband”.