Aquaman star Amber Heard has had her request to dismiss Johnny Depp’s defamation lawsuit in opposition to her denied by a Virginia choose.
In December 2018, The Washington Submit printed an opinion piece on home violence written by Amber Heard. Though the article didn’t point out Johnny Depp by title, the actor and his legal professionals declare Amber Heard tarnished his status as a result of readers would imagine the Aquaman star was referring to him when she wrote, “Then two years in the past, I grew to become a public determine representing home abuse, and I felt the complete pressure of our tradition’s wrath for girls who communicate out.”
In response, Johnny Depp filed a $50 million defamation go well with in opposition to Amber Heard, which Fairfax County Chief Judge Bruce White has allowed to maneuver ahead. In an opinion letter to legal professionals of each Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, Judge White wrote:
“Defendant’s Demurrer is sustained as to the fourth assertion listed above, however it’s overruled as to the opposite three statements. […] Additional, Defendant’s Plea in Bar concerning the statute of limitations is denied. Counsel shall put together an Order reflecting the Court docket’s ruling and ahead that Order to the Court docket for entry.”
Amber Heard’s lawyer, Roberta Kaplan, advised the next to Deadline following Judge White’s determination:
“Immediately’s determination leaves it to a jury to resolve the which means of Ms. Heard’s op-ed and the reality of what she mentioned. As we now have mentioned all alongside, the courts have sturdy mechanisms in place for figuring out the reality. Right here, we stay assured that Ms. Heard will prevail at trial when the jury is offered with proof on the query that the Court docket recognized – specifically, whether or not ‘Ms. Heard was abused by Mr. Depp.”
Keep tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the most recent information on the authorized battles between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp because it develops.
Johnny Depp is at the moment set to reprise his function as Grindelwald within the third Improbable Beasts film whereas Amber Heard is anticipated to return as Mera within the Aquaman sequel. In the meantime, followers can revisit Amber Heard’s first full look as Mera on all house media codecs of Aquaman.
From Warner Bros. Photos and director James Wan comes an acition-packed journey that spans the huge, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa within the title function. The movie reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that won’t solely pressure him to face who he actually is, however to find if he’s worthy of who he was born to be… a king.
Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Grasp, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.
Aquaman is on the market on Digital HD, 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD.