BREAKING: Jury finds Amber Heard defamed Johnny Depp

The jury in the defamation case against Amber Heard has declared that the actress defamed Johnny Depp, her former husband.

According to a BBC report, the jury:

  1. Has awarded Depp $10m (£8m) in compensatory damages and $5m in punitive damages
  2. The jury found that Heard’s statements about her marriage were “false” and she acted with “actual malice”
  3. Depp, 58, sued his ex-wife for $50m for an article she wrote in which she claimed to be a victim of domestic abuse
  4. Heard, 36, has counter-sued for $100m, saying he smeared her by calling her a liar
  5. The jury began their deliberations late last week following a high-profile six-week trial
  6. The case garnered intense public interest as both actors lobbed accusations of abuse at each other

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