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Johnny Depp Joins TikTok After Profitable Amber Heard Defamation Case

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Johnny Depp thanked his followers straight for all their assist throughout his defamation case towards Amber Heard by becoming a member of TikTok, the social media platform that helped drive a lot of public opinion.

Since creating the account, the actor has already racked up 4.5 million followers, describing himself as an “occasional thespian” within the bio. In the one video Depp has posted thus far, he shares footage of himself waving to followers and protestors outdoors the courtroom home as he drives by, all set to the tune “Stranger” by Love Joys. Within the caption the actor writes, “To all of my most treasured, loyal and unwavering supporters. We’ve been in all places collectively, now we have seen every thing collectively. We’ve got walked the identical street collectively. We did the best factor collectively, all since you cared. And now, we’ll all transfer ahead collectively. You might be, as at all times, my employers and as soon as once more I’m whittled all the way down to no method to say thanks, different than simply by saying thanks. So, thanks. My love & respect, JD.”

In response to this current put up, a spokesperson for Heard launched a press release that learn, “As Johnny Depp says he is ‘transferring ahead,’ girls’s rights are transferring backward. The decision’s message to victims of home violence is…be afraid to face up and communicate out.”

Depp’s celebratory put up comes one week after he received his case towards Heard with a Virginia jury ruling that she is liable for 3 counts of defamation. The actor was awarded $10 million in compensatory damages and Heard was additionally ordered to pay a further $5 million in punitive damages. Nevertheless, in Virginia, punitive funds are capped at $350,000, so the entire damages will as a substitute be $10.35 million.

In response to this swimsuit, Heard additionally countersued Depp for $100 million after Depp’s lawyer referred to as her claims a “hoax” within the Every day Mail, amongst different statements. The jury discovered Depp not liable on two counts of defamation relating to statements made by Depp’s then lawyer Adam Waldman, and liable on one rely—the latter being the assertion, “Fairly merely this was an ambush, a hoax. They set Mr. Depp up by calling the cops however the first try didn’t do the trick. The officers got here to the penthouses, totally searched and interviewed, and left after seeing no injury to face or property. So Amber and her pals spilled just a little wine and roughed the place up, bought their tales straight underneath the course of a lawyer and publicist, after which positioned a second name to 911.” The jury awarded Heard compensatory damages of $2 million.

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