The Johnny Depp-Amber hard court battle is in its final stages, with the jury discussing it in Fairfax, Virginia, before announcing its verdict.
Mr. Depp sued his ex-wife, Amber Hard, for 50 50 million for the 2018 op-ed, he wrote in the Washington Post, describing himself as a victim of domestic violence. He did not name Mr. Depp, but his team claimed that the actor had lost many movies because of the allegations.
Mrs. Hard accused Mr. Depp of conducting a “smear campaign” against her for more than 100 100 million.
When does the trial begin?
It began on April 11, where both Mr. Depp and Mrs. Hard painted a bleak picture of a tumultuous relationship. The two actors accused each other of physical abuse.
The concluding argument was presented on May 26, after which the case was referred to a seven-member jury. Tuesday (May 31) was the first full day of jury deliberations.
What’s happening now?
The jury is discussing before reaching a verdict. If the jury decides that Mrs. Hard really defamed Mr. Depp, she will be asked to pay the actor $ 50 million. Even if Mr. Depp did not receive the full amount, his legal team would welcome such a result.
If the jury rules in favor of Miss Hard, Mr Depp will be asked to pay her $ 100 million. The amount can also be adjusted based on the jury’s decision.
When is the verdict expected?
After a six-week trial, all eyes are now on the verdict in the Johnny Depp-Amber Hard case. However, it is impossible to determine how long the jury will continue their deliberations.
Mr Depp, meanwhile, is in the UK where he has performed at a rock concert. The BBC He said the jury would have to come to a unanimous decision for a verdict, which could happen at any time.